Capitals’ John Carlson Earns 361st Career Assist; Ties Calle Johansson For Most Assists By A Defenseman In Franchise History

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Washington Capitals defenseman John Carlson picked up his 361st assist in tonight’s game against the Ottawa Senators. He now ties Capitals alum Calle Johansson for most assists by a defenseman in franchise history.

His helper came minutes into the opening period from a goal by forward T.J. Oshie. It marked his 48th assist on the season for a total of 61 points thus far.

He ties Capitals alum Calle Johansson for most assists by a defenseman in franchise history.

By Della Young

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Della Young is an aspiring novelist and screenwriter and an online student earning a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at Full Sail University. She comes from a family of big Capitals fans and became inspired to start writing for hockey in 2019. In her spare time, Della enjoys traveling, cooking, and working on both sides of the camera. Follow Della on Twitter: @dellayoung
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