Capitals Commerce Jonas Siegenthaler To Devils For Coyotes’ 2021 Third-Spherical Decide

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The Washington Capitals introduced on Sunday afternoon that they’ve traded defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler to the New Jersey Devils in change for the Arizona Coyotes’ third-round choose within the 2021 NHL Draft. The transfer clears $800,000 in cap house for the Capitals.

Siegenthaler, 23, has posted only a -3 score, a 46.21% Corsi-for share, a forty five.66% anticipated goals-for share, and a 44.23% scoring chances-for share in seven video games with the Capitals this season. He has primarily been the staff’s seventh defenseman.

Siegenthaler was the Capitals’ prime penalty killer final season as he averaged a team-high 3:11 with a person down.

In 97 profession video games with the Capitals, Siegenthaler has posted two objectives, 13 factors, and a +14 score. The Capitals chosen him 57th general within the 2015 NHL Draft.

The Capitals now have $1.175 million remaining in cap house forward of Monday’s NHL Commerce Deadline after dealing Siegenthaler and waiving ahead Richard Panik final week.

The Coyotes are at present fifth within the West Division with a 19-17-5 file, one level behind the St. Louis Blues for fourth.

The commerce might open up room for defenseman Martin Fehervary, the Capitals’ forty sixth general choose in 2018, to maneuver up the depth chart. The 21-year-old posted one help, a -2 score, a 53.64% Corsi-for share, a 47.53% anticipated goals-for share, and a forty five.33% scoring chances-for share at five-on-five in six video games with the Capitals final season and has two objectives and 11 factors in 16 video games with the AHL’s Hershey Bears this season. Although, he is not going to probably be a full-time NHL participant till subsequent season with Zdeno Chara at present occupying the Capitals’ third-pairing left-handed defenseman spot.

The Coyotes traded the Devils the choice within the commerce that despatched ahead Taylor Corridor to the desert on December 16, 2019.

By Harrison Brown

About Harrison Brown

Harrison is a diehard Caps fan and a hockey fanatic with a ardour for sports activities writing. He attended his first sport at age 8 and has been a season ticket holder because the 2010-2011 season. His fondest Caps reminiscence was watching the Capitals hoist the Stanley Cup in Las Vegas. In his spare time, he enjoys journey, images, and hanging out along with his two canine. Comply with Harrison on Twitter @HarrisonB927077

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