Capitals Re-assign Aaron Ness to Hershey

The Washington Capitals have re-assigned defensemen Aaron Ness to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.  

Jonas Siegenthaler remains with the Capitals, and will travel with the team this week.

FROM CAPITALS MEDIA RELEASE

Ness, 28, has appeared in 12 games with Hershey this season and registered four assists. On Oct. 27 against Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins, Ness, playing in his 459th career AHL game, recorded his 200th career AHL point (38g, 162a). In 180 career games with Hershey, the 5’10”, 189-pound defenseman has recorded 77 points (15g, 62a). Ness was drafted by the New York Islanders in the second round, 40th overall, in the 2008 NHL Draft and has recorded six points (1g, 5a) in 47 career NHL games with the New York Islanders and Washington.

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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