Hey, gamers and children under the age of 12 who love memorizing roster numbers. We’ve got some news.
The Washington Capitals have announced that recently-acquired defenseman, Radko Gudas, will wear number 33 during the 2019-20 season.
The Capitals landed Gudas in a trade on June 14 after dealing Matt Niskanen to the Philadelphia Flyers.
— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) June 25, 2019
According to Hockey Reference, Gudas will be the tenth player in the Capitals history to wear the number 33 and the first since prospect Alexandre Giroux wore it during the 2009-10 season.
Other significant Capitals to wear the number include Don Beaupre, Anson Carter, and Jim McKenzie.
Here’s the full list.
John Blum 1987
Grant Jennings 1988
Don Beaupre 1990-1994
Anson Carter 1997
Steve Poapst 1999
Jim McKenzie 2000
Benoit Hogue 2002
Maxime Ouellet 2004
Alexandre Giroux 2009-2010
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