Capitals Acquire Fifth-Round Pick from Vancouver for Maxime Ouellet
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Washington, D.C. – December 2, 2005 – The Washington Capitals have traded goaltender Maxime Ouellet to the Vancouver Canucks for a fifth-round pick in the 2006 NHL Entry Draft, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced.
Ouellet, 24, was acquired from Philadelphia along with first-, second- and third-round draft choices for Adam Oates on March 19, 2002. Ouellet played six games for the Capitals in 2003-04, posting a 2-3-1 record and a 3.12 goals-against average.