Capitals Draw Black Aces

The Washington Capitals are fortifying their depth for the playoffs.  With the Hershey Bears out of the Calder Cup Playoffs, the Caps have already officially recalled goaltender Braden Holtby.  Per Tim Leone, the other black aces will be center Mathieu Perreault, right winger Steve Pinizzotto, defenseman Patrick McNeill, and injured right winger Andrew GordonPerreault (35 games), Holtby (14 games), and Gordon (9 games) have all played for the Caps this season.  McNeill was recalled in February for the west coast road trip, but has never played an NHL game.  Pinizzotto has not been recalled to the NHL since March 2009 and also has not played an NHL game.  Expect to see these players around the Kettler Capitals Iceplex in the coming days.