Caps Recall Alzner and Wilson

The Washington Capitals recalled forward Kyle Wilson and defenseman Karl Alzner from the Hershey Bears today. In conjunction with that move, the Capitals also assigned forward Mathieu Perreault to the Bears.

Wilson, who is 24 today but turns 25 tomorrow, is in his fourth professional season. This season, Wilson has scored nine goals and 10 assists for the Bears. The native of Oakville, Ontario, has appeared in 247 career AHL games, scoring 92 goals and 101 assists.

Alzner, 21, will rejoin the Capitals a week after being sent down. The native Buraby, British Columbia, is in his second professional season. This season, Alzner has split time between the Bears and Capitals, scoring one goal and three assists in 20 games with the Bears and recording two assists in five games with the Capitals. In 67 career AHL games, Alzner has scored five goals and 19 assists. In 35 career NHL games, he’s recorded one goal and six assists.

Perreault, 21, has been on recall to the Capitals since November 3 and recorded two assists in his first NHL game on November 4. The native of Drummondville, Quebec, scored his first NHL goal on November 7 against the Florida Panthers. Perreault has appeared in 11 games this season with the Bears, scoring one goal and six assists. He played in 18 games with the Capitals while on call up, posting two goals and five assists. In 87 career AHL games, Perreault has scored 12 goals and 45 assists.

Wilson and Alzner will be available for the Capitals tomorrow when they travel to Denver to take on the Avalanche. Perreault will be available for the Bears this Friday when they travel to Rochester to take on the Americans.

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