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Eric Fehr | Winger

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (29) / 9/7/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 212
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Eric Fehr (shoulder) is expected to miss at least the next two games, according to coach Barry Trotz.
He sustained what is believed to be a shoulder injury after a hard hit from Islanders' forward Kyle Okposo in Game 3 on Sunday. Fehr doesn't have a point in three games for the Capitals thus far in the series. Apr 20 - 2:44 PM

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Eric Fehr left Sunday's game in the first period after taking a big hit from Islanders' forward Kyle Okposo.

The injury occurred early in the game, as Okposo delivered a crushing hit on Fehr's second shift. Capitals head coach Barry Trotz had no update after the game. Fehr missed the last three games of the regular season because of a shoulder issue. It will be interesting to see if the two injuries could be linked. Right now he's day-to-day.
Apr 19 - 5:47 PM

Eric Fehr (upper body injury) will return to the Capitals lineup for Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series against the New York Islanders.

Fehr had missed the past three games with the upper body injury but will be able to play Wednesday night. He played in all but seven of the Caps games this season, scoring 19 goals while chipping in 14 assists with a plus eight rating. He will center the third line between Brooks Laich and Jay Beagle.
Apr 15 - 5:10 PM

Eric Fehr (upper body) practiced fully on Monday.

He felt good but his status remains unclear for Game 1 against the Islanders. Fehr and coach Barry Trotz weren't tipping their hands after the session. He sat out three games with an upper-body injury to end the regular season.
Apr 13 - 5:57 PM

Eric Fehr (upper body) will miss Washington's season finale on Saturday.

Fehr would have been in the lineup if this was Game 1 of the playoffs though, according to coach Barry Trotz. With that in mind, expect him to return next week. Fehr will finish the regular season with 19 goals and 33 points in 75 games.
Apr 10 - 2:17 PM

Eric Fehr has been sidelined with a upper body injury for Sunday's tilt with the Detroit Red Wings. Andre Burakovsky will take his place.

Fehr has had a real nice season for himself, posting 19 goals, 33 points, 47 blocks, and 84 hits over 74 games. This is on top of winning 52% of his nearly 900 faceoffs this season. Burakovsky has scored nine goals and 22 points over 50 games this season.
Apr 5 - 4:58 PM

Eric Fehr scored a goal in a 3-2 overtime victory against New Jersey Thursday night.

It was Fehr's first point since March 3. He has 19 goals and 30 points in 70 contests this season.
Mar 27 - 11:53 AM

Eric Fehr has done a very good job at center for the Washington Capitals.

He was especially impressive against Pittsburgh on Wednesday when he won 77 percent of his 22 faceoffs and was tasked with helping the Caps shutdown Sidney Crosby. "I give a lot of credit, just to Fehr's line that frustrated Sid's line there," coach Barry Trotz said. "He did a really good job." Fehr also scored his 15th goal of the season in the contest.
Jan 29 - 4:21 PM

Eric Fehr wants to remain a member of the Washington Capitals.

Fehr will become an unrestricted free agent on July 1 unless he re-signs but he has told his agent that he wants to stay. "I’d love to be here," Fehr said. "I get along with everybody here. Some of my best friends are here. It’s a city I really love, so we’d love to stay here. That’s stuff we’ll worry about at another time." Fehr has 14 goals and 22 points in 42 games this season.
Jan 24 - 9:09 AM

Eric Fehr is expected to skate with Joel Ward and Brooks Laich for the Capitals in Dallas on Saturday night.

After missing Friday's game with a lower body injury, it appears Fehr is ready to return and take his slot on line. Fehr has 13 goals, 21 points and a 48% faceoff winning percentage through 40 games, while Ward has 11 goals and 19 points in 44 games this season.
Jan 17 - 7:50 PM

Eric Fehr has been sidelined with a lower body injury, and will not play Friday night in Nashville.

No word on the severity just yet. Through 40 games he has 13 goals and 21 points, along with 10 PIMs, 40 hits, and 83 shots on goal, while winning 48% of his nearly 400 faceoffs. He'll be replaced by Michael Latta.
Jan 16 - 7:53 PM

Eric Fehr scored two goals and an assist in Washington’s 6-2 win over Toronto.

Fehr’s second period goal was scored shorthanded, while his other goal gave the Capitals a 5-2 lead in the third period. Fehr has been producing much more offensively of late. The Capitals’ forward has six goals and eight points in his last five games. He won’t stay this hot, but he is currently on pace to surpass the 25 goal mark for the first time in his career. Marcus Johansson (twice), Brooks Laich and Alex Ovechkin also scored for Washington.
Jan 7 - 9:58 PM

Eric Fehr scored a goal in the Winter Classic on Thursday.

Fehr's marker helped give Washington a 3-2 victory over Chicago. He's now scored three goals over the course of two Winter Classics.
Jan 2 - 10:51 AM

Eric Fehr scored twice to lead the Capitals to a 3-0 win over the Penguins on Saturday night.

Fehr scored on both of his shots on goal, also finishing a plus-three on the night. Even with these two goals, Fehr is not an exciting option as he has just nine goals and 14 points this season. Marcus Johansson got the other marker. Alex Ovechkin didn’t record a point, but he got 10 shots on goal.
Sat, Dec 27, 2014 10:57:00 PM

Eric Fehr had a goal and an assist on Thursday night, scoring the overtime winner to lift Washington over Columbus 5-4.

Fehr has seven goals and 12 points through 28 games this season. Fehr has been hot lately with three goals in his past four games. Jason Chimera, Karl Alzner, Michael Latta and Mike Green also had two point nights for the Caps.
Thu, Dec 18, 2014 11:16:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Brooks Laich
4Michael Latta
5Liam O'Brien
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Curtis Glencross
3Marcus Johansson
4Joel Ward
5Jason Chimera
RW1Troy Brouwer
2Andre Burakovsky
3Eric Fehr
4Jay Beagle
5Tom Wilson
D1Matt Niskanen
2John Carlson
3Mike Green
4Brooks Orpik
5Karl Alzner
6Tim Gleason
7Dmitry Orlov
8John Erskine
G1Braden Holtby
2Justin Peters
3Philipp Grubauer