Capitals Assign Timo Helbling, Jamie Hunt and Daren Machesney to Hershey
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Capitals have assigned defensemen Timo Helbling and Jamie Hunt and goaltender Daren Machesney to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.
Helbling and Hunt had been recalled Dec. 29, with Helbling appearing in two Capitals games and Hunt playing in one, his NHL debut. Machesney was recalled earlier today on an emergency basis and dressed as Olie Kolzig’s backup tonight against the New York Rangers.