ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have recalled left wing Nicolas Deschamps (NIK-uh-luhs duh-SHAWMP) from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.
Deschamps, 24, played in 47 games with Hershey this season, registering 29 points (13 goals, 16 assists) and 18 penalty minutes. The 6’1”, 202-pound left wing ranks fourth among Bears skaters in points and goals this season and is tied for fifth on the team in assists. Deschamps has tallied 136 points (50 goals, 86 assists) and 96 penalty minutes in 266 career AHL games with Iowa, Syracuse, Toronto and Hershey. The LaSalle, Que., native will wear No. 94 with the Capitals.