snively recall

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled forward Joe Snively from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. In addition, the Capitals have placed forward Sonny Milano on Injured Reserve (IR).

Snively, 27, has recorded 21 points (7g, 14a) in 25 games with Hershey this season. The 5’9”, 180-pound forward ranks second on Hershey in assists, third in points and tied for third in goals.

Snively appeared in 12 games with Washington in 2022-23, recording four points (2g, 2a). In 32 regular-seasongames with Hershey last season, Snively registered 27 points (9g, 18a). In addition, Snively led Hershey in assists (13), points (15) and power-play points (7) in 20 playoff games during the Bears’ run to the Calder Cup championship.

The Herdon, Virginia native became the first Virginia-born player to play for the Capitals in franchise history in 2021-22. In 12 games with Washington, Snively recorded seven points (4g, 3a), including a three-point effort (2g, 1a) on Feb. 10, 2022 against the Montreal Canadiens. Snively became one of 15 rookies in franchise history to record at least seven points in his first 10 games.

Snively has appeared in 24 career NHL games with Washington, recording 11 points (6g, 5a). In 176 career AHL games with Hershey, Snively has recorded 134 points (51g, 83a).

Snively trained at MedStar Capitals Iceplex during his youth and was a participant in Washington’s Little Caps program.