Aliaksei Protas is wearing out a rut between DC and Hershey. The Capitals announced on Sunday morning that they’ve recalled the 6’6″ forward as well as defender Dylan McIlrath.
The call-up comes on the heels of Washington’s 8-3 win over San Jose on Saturday night.
NEWS | The Capitals have recalled forward Aliaksei Protas and defenseman Dylan McIlrath from the Hershey Bears.#ALLCAPS https://t.co/PaifoCY9iN
— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) March 5, 2023
Protas, 22, has played 43 games with the big club this season, but none since February 12. McIlrath, 30, has played six games since his initial call-up in mid-February.
The Capitals play next in Los Angeles on Monday night.
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