Fehervary sustained a lower body injury in the second period against the New Jersey Devils on Friday night and did not return to the game. Capitals’ bench boss Spencer Carberry spoke about Fehervary’s status prior to the Capitals game against the Islanders on Saturday.
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ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled defenseman Dylan McIlrath from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. In addition, the Capitals have placed defenseman Martin Fehervary on Injured Reserve (IR).
McIlrath, 31, has recorded three assists in 11 games with Hershey this season and leads the Bears in penalty minutes (23).
The Washington Capitals have recalled defenseman Dylan McIlrath from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. For the full release, please visit: https://t.co/5utWNqFNvv pic.twitter.com/lLOGFsS8na
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The 6’5”, 240-pound defenseman recorded a career-high 13 assists and a team-leading 102 penalty minutes in 60 regular-season games with Hershey last season. McIlrath, Hershey’s captain, added two points (1g, 1a) and 44 penalty minutes in 20 playoff games during the Bears’ run to the Calder Cup championship. McIlrath also registered one assist and seven penalty minutes in six games with the Capitals in 2022-23.
The Winnipeg, Manitoba native has appeared in 72 career NHL games with the Capitals, New York Rangers, Florida Panthers and Detroit Red Wings, recording six points (3g, 3a) and 128 penalty minutes. In 571 career AHL games, McIlrath has registered 116 points (27g, 89a).