Capitals’ Lars Eller & Wife Welcome Baby Alexander; Eller Returned to Toronto For Quarantine Per NHL Protocol

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Welcome to the world, Alexander Eller! Washington Capitals center Lars Eller and his wife Julie welcomed their second child and first boy, Alexander, on Saturday. The Ellers already have a daughter, Sofia, who is seven. Eller did arrive back in Toronto earlier and is in quarantine. Per NHL protocols, he must produce at least four consecutive negative tests over a four-day period upon his return to the team.

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Eller took to his Instagram story and posted a countdown clock until the end of his quarantine.

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It was announced in late-April that the Ellers would be expecting their second child in August. The 30-year-old Dane announced during training camp that he would leave the bubble to be with his wife.

On Wednesday, Eller left the Toronto bubble to return to Washington. Head coach Todd Reirden said on Friday that “family is first” regarding Eller staying in D.C. “I’ll have more of an update for you as soon as he arrives here and when we’re able to get him into a game.”

Congrats to the Eller family!!

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Della Young is a fiction writer based out of the Northern Virginia/Washington, D.C. area and an online student attending Full Sail University. She got her start in the entertainment industry at age seven as an actress. At the young age of nine, Della wrote a psychological thriller short story that sparked her interest in creative writing. She comes from a family of big Capitals fans and became inspired to start writing for sports. In her spare time, Della enjoys photography, traveling, and working on both sides of the camera. Follow Della on Twitter: @dellayoung
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