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.
The #caps are getting Michael Raffl from Philadelphia.
— Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) April 12, 2021
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