The Washington Capitals announced Wednesday morning that they have recalled forward Axel Jonsson-Fjallby from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL) and have assigned him to the taxi squad.
Jonsson-Fjallby, 23, has recorded one assist in eight games with Washington this season and made his NHL debut on Nov. 8, 2021, against the Buffalo Sabres. The 6’1″, 189-pound forward is tied for third on Hershey this season with 21 points (10g, 11a) in 26 games.
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In 31 games with the Bears last season, the Stockholm, Sweden, native recorded 15 points (10g, 5a) and set an AHL career high in goals per game (0.32). Jonsson-Fjallby also played in 26 games with Vastervik IK in the Swedish Hockey League, where he recorded 15 points (4g, 11a).
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In 134 career games with the Bears, Jonsson-Fjallby has recorded 62 points (34g, 28a).
The Capitals selected Jonsson-Fjallby with their fifth-round pick, 147th overall, in the 2016 NHL Draft.
By Jon Sorensen