'Witt and Kolzig both said they were surprised that Grier would not be helping them lead the franchise back to respectability. Grier, 29, had eight goals and 20 points in 67 games this season, and was considered the team's de-facto captain; he could not have been more popular and respected within the team.'
Capitals Trade Grier, Retain Kolzig and Witt
March 10, 2004 Submitted by
Via: Washington Post