Ducks Place Christian Djoos On Waivers

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The Anaheim Ducks placed nine players on waivers on Friday, including former Washington Capitals defenseman Christian Djoos.

The 26-year-old was traded to the Ducks in exchange for forward Daniel Sprong on February 24, 2020. He posted one goal, three points, and a +2 rating in nine games after the trade last season and appeared in two games with the Capitals in 2019-20.

In 110 career games with the Capitals, Djoos recorded four goals, 24 points, and a +23 rating, including three goals, 14 points, and a +13 rating in 63 games during the 2017-18 season. Though, his play declined after he missed 24 games while recovering from thigh surgery. Jonas Siegenthaler took his spot in the lineup after Game 3 of the first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series against the Carolina Hurricanes in 2019 and never looked back.

Djoos posted one assist and a +5 rating in 22 games during the Capitals’ run to the 2018 Stanley Cup.

The Capitals selected Djoos 195th overall in 2012.

The Ducks also placed forward David Backes on waivers on Friday.

By Harrison Brown

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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 watching the Capitals hoist the Stanley Cup in Las Vegas. In his spare time, he enjoys travel, photography, and hanging out with his two dogs. Follow Harrison on Twitter @HarrisonB927077
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1 Response to Ducks Place Christian Djoos On Waivers

  1. Scottlew73 says:

    I suspect the head coach “Mr.Bean “,probably didn’t think he came to camp in good enough shape. He was same genius who took “unhealthy foods out of media lounge in Edmonton when he coached thier. Un healthy being doughnuts & coffee!! Not long after media & city turnt on him!

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