WASHINGTON, D.C. – February 15, 2007 –
The Washington Capitals have assigned defenseman Mike Green
to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.
Green, 21, has registered 10 points (two goals, eight assists) in 54 games for Washington this season. The 6’1’’, 208-pound defenseman was also named to this years’ NHL YoungStars Game, where he netted three assists for the winning Eastern Conference team.
A native of Calgary, Alberta, Green was a Capitals’ first-round pick in the 2004 NHL Draft (29th overall), the same draft that produced left wing Alex Ovechkin