Report: Strong possibility Capitals land Lundqvist

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The King of New York could soon be heading to the nation's capital.

There's a "strong possibility" the Washington Capitals will land goaltender Henrik Lundqvist, reports TSN's Pierre LeBrun on Tuesday's edition of "Insider Trading."

The 38-year-old netminder was bought out of the final year of his contract by the New York Rangers last week. Lundqvist indicated his desire to continue playing shortly afterward, saying he "still wants to win."

The Capitals are expected to part ways with longtime goaltender and pending free agent Braden Holtby this offseason, which would open up a spot in the crease alongside 23-year-old Ilya Samsonov.

Lundqvist endured the worst statistical season of his career last year after appearing in 30 games and posting a .901 save percentage with a 3.52 goals-against average.

Washington currently has $8.9 million in projected cap space for next season.

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