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Capitals Recall Hendrix Lapierre from Hershey

February 23, 2024 - American Hockey League (AHL)
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(Hershey, PA) - The Washington Capitals, the National Hockey League affiliate of the Hershey Bears, have recalled forward Hendrix Lapierre from Hershey. The announcement was made by Washington's president and general manager, Brian MacLellan.

Lapierre, 22, has posted 17 points (5g, 12a) in 21 games with Hershey this season. He struck for his second career AHL hat trick in Monday's win at Belleville, and has eight points (3g, 5a) in his last six games with Hershey. In 2022-23, Lapierre recorded 30 points (15g, 15a) in 60 games during his first professional season with Hershey. Lapierre added six points (3g, 3a) in 20 playoff games, including the game-tying goal in Game 7 of the Calder Cup Finals. Lapierre has registered 38 points (17g, 21a) in 71 career AHL games with Hershey.

The Gatineau, Quebec product has recorded seven points (2g, 5a) in 25 games with the Capitals this season. Lapierre, the Capitals' first-round choice (22nd overall) in the 2020 NHL Draft, has played 31 career NHL games with Washington, recording eight points (3g, 5a).

The Bears continue the 2023-24 season, presented by Penn State Health, when they return to GIANT Center to host the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins tonight at 7 p.m. for Michelob Ultra Can Holder Night. The first 3,000 fans in attendance 21-and-over will receive a Bears can holder, courtesy of the Michelob Ultra; fans 21-and-over can also take advantage of a pre-game Happy Hour, featuring 16 oz. Bud Light cans for just $5, available from when doors open until puck drop. Purchase tickets for the game (limited tickets available).

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