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Sept. 19: Capitals Assign Maxime Daigneault

by Staff Writer / Washington Capitals
Capitals Assign Maxime Daigneault
 
WASHINGTON, D.C. – September 19, 2005 – The Washington Capitals today assigned goalie Maxime Daigneault to the Hershey Bears (AHL), vice president and general manager George McPhee announced.
 
In 2004-05 Daigneault (DAYN-yoh) played in 11 games for the Portland Pirates, the Capitals’ former AHL affiliate, posting a 3-2-1 record and a 2.91 goals-against average. He also played 21 games for the Capitals’ ECHL affiliate, South Carolina Stingrays (ECHL), where he posted an 11-6-1 record with a 3.02 GAA and one shutout.
 
The Capitals play their third preseason game against Buffalo on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. at MCI Center. The game will be broadcast live on WashingtonCaps.com.
 
The team will kick off the 2005-06 season by opening Oct. 5 at MCI Center, facing the Columbus Blue Jackets at 7 p.m.
  
 
Capitals’ Remaining Preseason Schedule
Date                       Opponent                Location                                                     Time
Wed., Sept. 21      Buffalo                   MCI Center, Washington, D.C.               7 p.m.
Sat., Sept. 24           at Philadelphia         Wachovia Center, Philadelphia, Pa.              7 p.m.
Sun., Sept. 25        vs. Pittsburgh       Giant Center, Hershey, Pa.                      5 p.m.
Fri., Sept. 30         Pittsburgh             MCI Center, Washington, D.C.               7 p.m.
Sat., Oct. 1            Philadelphia          MCI Center, Washington, D.C.               7 p.m.
Sun., Oct. 2             at Pittsburgh            Mellon Arena, Pittsburgh, Pa.                       7:30 p.m.
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