Capitals send forward back to Hershey after Sunday’s game
Hershey, PA – The Washington Capitals have re-assigned forward Jakub Vrana to the Hershey Bears hockey team.
Vrana, 20, has registered 25 points (13 goals, 12 assists) in 33 games with Hershey this season and ranks fifth on the team in goals. Vrana has tallied 64 points (29 goals, 35 assists) in 72 career AHL games with Hershey.
Vrana has recorded three points (one goal, two assists) in 12 games with the Capitals this season. The Prague, Czech Republic, native made his NHL debut on Dec. 1 against the Islanders and scored his first NHL goal on Dec. 9 at Buffalo. Vrana tallied his first multi-point game with two assists on Dec. 13 against the Islanders. He was drafted by the Capitals in the first round, 13th overall, in the 2014 NHL Draft.
The Bears visit Hartford next Friday. Hershey returns to home ice on Saturday to host the Toronto Marlies at 7 p.m. That evening is Ames Janitorial Services Rally Towel Night and Banking/Finance Night. Ticket information is available at HersheyBears.com.