The Washington Capitals have reached an agreement.
Just at 3 p.m., Caps brought the left wing Michael Raffl from the Philadelphia Flyers to a fifth round.
#Caps gets Michael Raffl from Philadelphia.
– Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) April 12, 2021
Raffl, 32, has played his entire eight-year career for the Flyers, almost exclusively in a bottom-six role. He’s neither a major driver of the game (at least not the last few years) nor a big point-getter. His last season with double-digit goals was 2018. He has been a solid fourth-line player this season and got some penalty kills in his 1
Michael Raffl (to Washington) is an average striker. pic.twitter.com/AbjHWkFKjZ
– Micah Blake McCurdy (@IneffectiveMath) April 12, 2021
Raffls $ 1.6 million. With Flyers expiring this summer.
Capitals reportedly had an interest in strikers Taylor Hall and Nick Foligno.