Knuble shoots down Sharks rumors

February 14, 2012, 12:10 am
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WASHINGTON, DC Veteran winger Mike Knuble will be a healthy scratch for the Capitals against San Jose on Monday for the third straight game, leading to speculation he could get traded, but he wont be joining the Sharks.

So said Knuble himself in a telephone conversation prior to the Sharks-Capitals game at Verizon Center, telling that the reported rumors have no merit and are pure speculation.

Knuble, an eight-time 20-goal scorer, has three goals and eight assists for the Capitals in 53 games this season.