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Aug 12: Capitals Acquire Defenseman Bryan Muir

by Staff Writer / Washington Capitals

Capitals Acquire Defenseman Bryan Muir

WASHINGTON, D.C. – August 12, 2005 – The Washington Capitals have acquired defenseman Bryan Muir from the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for future considerations, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.
 
Muir, 32, was originally signed by Edmonton as a free agent in 1996. He made his NHL debut with the Oilers in 1995-96 and also has played for New Jersey, Chicago, Tampa Bay, Colorado and the Kings. The 6' 4", 220-pound native of Winnipeg recorded one assist and two penalty minutes in two games with the Kings in 2003-04.
 
In nine NHL seasons Muir has totaled five goals, 15 assists (20 points) and 167 penalty minutes in 181 games. Muir played for the Stanley Cup champion Colorado Avalanche in 2000-01.
 
Prior to beginning his pro career in 1995-96, Muir played three seasons of collegiate hockey with New Hampshire of Hockey East. He played for the Canadian National Team in 1995-96 and was named to the AHL First All-Star Team in 2004
 
Capitals season-ticket and partial plans for the 2005-06 season are now available. Season-ticket prices were reduced by an average of 11% last summer and will start at as low as $14 per game. Recently the Capitals announced an additional 5% rebate on all season and partial plans renewed or purchased before to Sept. 1. Call 202-266-CAPS or visit WashingtonCaps.com for information.  Plan holders can also take advantage of the Caps PowerPay option – monthly payments with no fees or charges.
 
Bryan Muir
 
Position: Defenseman
Birthday: June 8, 1973 (Winnipeg, Man.)
Height: 6-4      Weight: 220      Shoots: Left
Acquired: From Los Angeles for future considerations, Aug. 12, 2005.
 
Career Statistics:
                                                                                 Regular Season                                         Playoffs
Year           Team                               League              GP         G         A      Pts        PIM              GP         G         A      Pts    PIM       
1992-93  New Hampshire      H-East          26       1       2       3        24              -        -        -        -        -     
1993-94  New Hampshire      H-East          40       0       4       4        48              -        -        -        -        -     
1994-95  New Hampshire      H-East          28       9       9     18        46              -        -        -        -        -     
1995-96  Team Canada          Nat-Team      42       6     12     18        38              -        -        -        -        -
               Edmonton              NHL               5       0       0       0          6              -        -        -        -        -
1996-97  Hamilton                 AHL             75       8     16     24        80           14       0       5       5     12
               Edmonton              NHL                -        -        -        -           -             5       0       0       0       4
1997-98  Hamilton                 AHL             28       3     10     13        62              -        -        -        -        -     
               Albany                    AHL             41       3     10     13        67           13       3       0       3     12
               Edmonton              NHL               7       0       0       0        17              -        -        -        -        -
1998-99  Albany                    AHL             10       0       0       0        29              -        -        -        -        -
               Portland                  AHL               2       1       1       2          2              -        -        -        -        -
               New Jersey            NHL               1       0       0       0          0              -        -        -        -        -
               Chicago                  NHL             53       1       4       5        50              -        -        -        -        -
1999-00  Chicago                  NHL             11       2       3       5        13              -        -        -        -        -
               Tampa Bay            NHL             30       1       1       2        32              -        -        -        -        -
2000-01  Detroit                    IHL               21       5       7     12        36              -        -        -        -        -
               Hershey                  AHL             26       5       8     13        50              -        -        -        -        -
               Tampa Bay            NHL             10       0       3       3        15              -        -        -        -        -     
               Colorado                NHL               8       0       0       0          4             3       0       0       0       0     
2001-02     Hershey                           AHL                    59       10       16       26         133                   -           -           -           -           -       
                    Colorado                        NHL                    22          1          1          2              9               21          0          0          0          2       
2002-03     Hershey                           AHL                    36          9       12       21           75                  5          2          6          8          6
                    Colorado                        NHL                    32          0          2          2           19                   -           -           -           -           -
2003-04  Manchester             AHL             73     13     37     50      141             6       2       3       5     12
               Los Angeles           NHL               2       0       1       1          2              -        -        -        -        -
2004-05  MoDo Hockey        Sweden         26       1       5       6        36              -        -        -        -        -
               Blues Espoo            Finland         11       1       0       1        30              -        -        -        -        -
              
               TOTALS               NHL           181       5     15     20      167           29       0       0       0       6
 
 
 

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