The Capitals acquired Pasquale from the Winnipeg Jets on June 28 along with a 2014 sixth-round draft pick in exchange for sixth- and seventh-round picks in the 2014 NHL Draft.
Pasquale, 23, was 17-13-1 with a 2.43 goals-against average and .920 save percentage in 31 games with the St. John's Ice Caps of the American Hockey League last season. He was selected by the Atlanta Thrashers in the fourth round (No. 117) at the 2009 NHL Draft.
It's a date that's been circled on my calendar, so it's kind of nice to have it here and get it over with (Thursday). This is a little bit of the closing of the book on the move. That's kind of how I'm looking at it.
— Stars forward Jason Spezza on returning to Ottawa for the first time to face the Senators