Washington, D.C. – January 30, 2006 – The Washington Capitals have recalled defenseman Mike Green from Hershey of the American Hockey League (AHL), vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.
Green leads all rookie defensemen in the AHL with 25 points (5-20-25) in 38 games this season. He has a plus-4 rating and 65 penalty minutes. The Capitals recalled the 6’1”, 200-pound Calgary, Alberta, native for 11 games in the beginning of the season before returning him to Hershey on Nov. 10, 2005. Green was the Capitals’ first-round choice, 29th overall, in the 2004 Entry Draft.