The Washington Capitals have acquired forward Michael Raffl from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for a 2021 fifth-round choice, formerly acquired from the Vegas Golden Knights, senior vice president and general supervisor Brian MacLellan revealed today. Philadelphia will keep 25 percent of Raffls income.
Raffl, 32, a local of Villach, Austria, tape-recorded eight points (3g, 5a) in 34 video games with the Flyers this season. The 6 0″, 200-pound left wing led Philadelphia forwards with 23 was and obstructed shots tied for 5th on the group with 50 hits. In addition, Raffl ranked sixth among Flyers forwards with 37:24 penalty eliminate minutes. Raffl, who is scoring at a 19-point rate this season, has actually recorded at least 20 points in 5 of his last 7 seasons.
In 504 career games, all with Philadelphia, Raffl has actually gathered 160 points (81g, 79a)..
In 28 career playoff video games, Raffl has actually recorded 8 points (5g, 3a), consisting of two game-winning objectives.
Raffl, who ranks third in NHL history among Austrian-born gamers with 160 points, will become the first Austrian-born player to play for the Capitals.
Globally, Raffl has actually represented Austria in 6 World Championships (2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2018 and 2019), tape-recording 16 points (11g, 5a) in 30 video games and during the 2014 Winter Olympics, tape-recording 3 points (1g, 2a) in 4 video games.