The Washington Capitals announced their first round of roster cuts on Wednesday afternoon.
There were no real surprises in today’s announced cuts:
The following players were returned to their respective junior teams: ALEXEYEV, FLORCHUK, CLARK, SUTTER, KANNOK-LEIPERT & MARTHINSEN. FEHERVARY has been loaned to HV71 (Sweden). Capitals also release THOMPSON from tryout agreement. Updated roster here: https://t.co/UhHCRjbrfV
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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:
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By Jon Sorensen