Capitals Cut 13 Players from Training Camp

Posted by Dave Nichols | Wednesday, September 21, 2011 | , | 0 comments »

The Washington Capitals cut 13 players this morning from training camp before travelling to Columbus for tonight's pre-season game with the Blue Jackets.

Among the cuts were Stan Galiev, who had a strong camp, and Danick Paquette, who was acquired in the off-season trade with Winnipeg for Eric Fehr.

Galiev was sent back to St. John of the QMJHL, his junior team, after a strong showing in both the rookie game against the Flyers and in Tuesday's pre-season opener against Nashville.

All of the players cut except Galiev are expected to report to Hershey's camp, which begins Sept. 25.

The rest of the players cut were:

F Francois Bouchard
F David de Kastrozza
F Kyle Greentree
F Boyd Kane
F Maxime Lacroix
F Graham Mink
F Garrett Mitchell
F Danick Paquette
D Paul Baier
D Zach Miskovic
D Phil Oreskovic
D Dustin Stevenson