Washington Capitals Make First Round of Roster Cuts

The Washington Capitals announced their first round of roster cuts on Wednesday afternoon. 

There were no real surprises in today’s announced cuts:

Forwards Eric Florchuk (Saskatoon Blades), Kody Clark (Ottawa 67’s), Riley Sutter (Everett Silvertips), Alex Kannok-Leipert (Vancouver Giants) and Kristian Roykas-Marthinsen (Saskatoon Blades) were returned to their junior teams. Defenseman Alexander Alexeyev will rejoin Red Deer in the WHL and Martin Fehervary will rejoin his team in Sweden.

Here is the updated roster, following today’s cuts:

You can find out more about the Capitals prospects on our “Prospects” page right here, or under the “Prospects” tab in the main menu.

By Jon Sorensen

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Harrison is a diehard Caps fan and a hockey fanatic with a passion for sports writing. He attended his first game at age 8 and has been a season ticket holder since the 2010-2011 season. His fondest Caps memory was seeing T.J. Oshie's hat-trick​ during Game 1 of the Caps' second round playoff series against Pittsburgh in 2016. In his spare time, he enjoys travel, photography, and hanging out with his two dogs. Follow Harrison on Twitter @HarrisonB927077
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11 Responses to Washington Capitals Make First Round of Roster Cuts

  1. Jon Sorensen says:

    No real surprises. Disappointed we can’t see another game out of Alexeyev, just for the enjoyment, but at 18, this move was already known.

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  2. JTH says:

    I hope we get a look at Shumakov tonight against the Habs.

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