Capitals Re-assign Jonsson-Fjallby To AHL Hershey

The Washington Capitals have re-assigned forward Axel Jonsson-Fjallby to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.

Jonsson-Fjallby, 23, has recorded one assist in nine 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.

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).

In 134 career games with the Bears, Jonsson-Fjallby has recorded 62 points (34g, 28a).

The Capitals selected Jonsson-Fjallby, who will require to go through waivers if he plays one more NHL game this season, with their fifth-round pick, 147th overall, in the 2016 NHL Draft.

The Sabres claimed him off of waivers during training camp but placed him on there again. The Capitals reclaimed him.

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1 Response to Capitals Re-assign Jonsson-Fjallby To AHL Hershey

  1. Anonymous says:

    Don’t want to put him through waivers,

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