Report: Capitals Acquire Left Winger Michael Raffl From Flyers

Chris Johnston of Sportsnet is reporting that the Washington Capitals have acquired forward Michael Raffle from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for a fifth-round pick.

Raffl, 32, is a 6′-0″, left winger from Villach, Austria. He had three goals and five assists in 34 games for for the Flyers this season. He is a two-way, bottom six winger who gives the Capitals some additional depth down the stretch and into the playoffs.

Raffl has amassed 28 games worth of Stanley Cup playoff experience, picking up five goals and eight points in the process.

According to Mike Vogel, shortly after completing the trade for Anthony Mantha, the Caps also shipped Vegas’ fifth-round pick in 2021 – which Washington obtained in the Chandler Stephenson trade in 2019 – to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for veteran winger Michael Raffl.

By Jon Sorensen

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His interest in the Caps has grown over the decades and included time as a season ticket holder. He has been a journalist covering the team for 10+ years, primarily focusing on analysis, analytics and prospect development.
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3 Responses to Report: Capitals Acquire Left Winger Michael Raffl From Flyers

  1. Anonymous says:

    Low cost, worth a shot.

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