Lars Eller Scores First Goal as a Capital

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Offseason acquisition Lars Eller notched his first tally as a Washington Capital on Saturday night against the New York Rangers. 

Lars Eller lit the lamp just 1:33 into the contest. Eller deflected a shot from the point by Brooks Orpik, for the games first goal. Orpik got the loan assist.

The Montreal Canadiens traded Forward Lars Eller to the Washington Capitals for two second round draft picks.

Eller is a 6′-2″, 27-year-old left-handed forward with speed. Heading into the summer of 2016, GM MacLellan noted a need for speed and for a third-line center. Washington addressed each of those needs just ahead of the start of the 2016 NHL Draft.

By Jon Sorensen

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
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