Washington, D.C. – February 10, 2006 –
The Washington Capitals have recalled forwards Boyd Gordon, Boyd Kane and Dave Steckel and defensemen Doug Doull (DOO uhl) and Mike Green
from Hershey of the American Hockey League (AHL), vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.
Doull, 31, has played in 29 games in the AHL this season (26 games for the San Antonio Rampage and three in Hershey). He has one assist and 34 penalty minutes with Hershey this season and has four points and 118 penalty minutes overall.
Gordon, 22, has played 22 games this season for the Capitals and is second among all NHL forwards with 5:04 of penalty killing ice time per game. With Hershey this season Gordon has 11 goals and 13 assists (24 points) through 34 games and a plus-4 rating.
Green, 20, has appeared in 15 games for the Capitals this season over two recall stints. He scored his first NHL goal Feb. 3 against Toronto. He is third among Hershey rookies with 25 points (five goals, 20 assists) in 39 games this season.
Kane, 27, ranks seventh on the team with 34 points (13 goals, 21 assists) in 50 games for Hershey and is second on the team with 135 penalty minutes. The Capitals initially recalled Kane Jan. 4; he played in three games before returning to Hershey.
Steckel, 23, has appeared in four games for the Capitals this season. He has nine goals and 18 assists for 27 points in 48 games this season for the Bears. Steckel ranks ninth on the Bears in points and is tied for second on the team with a plus-7 rating.