Capitals Re-assign Brett Leason To Taxi Squad

The Washington Capitals announced on Sunday afternoon that they have moved forward Brett Leason to the team’s taxi squad. Leason was a healthy scratch in last night’s game against the Minnesota Wild. 

It’s likely the move signals the potential return of Nicklas Backstrom and/or T.J. Oshie. We will know more at the teams morning skate on Monday.

Leason has three goals and three assists in 25 games played with the Capitals so far this season.

The Capitals next host the Boston Bruins Monday night at Capital One Arena. Puck drop is set for 7:00 PM.

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 passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Civil Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
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