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After Making NHL Debut, Boyd Returns to Bears

After Making NHL Debut, Boyd Returns to Bears

12/07/2017 -

The Washington Capitals have re-assigned forward Travis Boyd to the Hershey Bears, Washington senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.

Boyd, 24, made his NHL debut on Dec. 4 against the San Jose Sharks and appeared in two games for the Capitals since he was recalled on Dec. 3.

Boyd has recorded 20 points (three goals , 17 asssits) in 23 games with Hershey this season. Boyd has registered eight multi-point games, including three straight from Oct. 28 to Nov. 3

Boyd registered 63 points (16 goals, 47 assists) in 76 games with Hershey during the 2016-17 season, setting career highs in points, assists and plus/minus (+19). The 5-foot-11, 185-pound forward led Hershey in points and assists last season and was named team MVP. In addition, he finished the season ranked tied for third in the AHL in assists and tied for sixth in points. Boyd was named to the AHL’s Second All-Star Team for the 2016-17 season and represented the Atlantic Division at the 2017 AHL All-Star Classic. 

The Bears return to action Friday in Lehigh Valley to battle with the rival Phantoms. The puck drops at 7:05 p.m. from the PPL Center and Zack Fisch has the call on the Bears Radio Network. 

Hershey Bears in a victory embrace

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