When the Washington Capitals acquired Michael Raffl from the Philadelphia Flyers at the 2021 NHL Trade Deadline, they were looking for a depth forward looking to fill in when needed. Boy was he actually needed after some fans thought he would not get playing time. The 32 year old enters...
The Washington Capitals ended their regular season in dramatic fashion thanks to Michael Raffl. Raffl got the puck from Justin Schultz, skated down low towards the goal and ripped in a sharp angle shot with 1.8 seconds left. The official time was three seconds left but it beat the buzzer and won the game nonetheless.
Washington's Michael Raffl makes extremely late, literal buzzer-beating submission for goal of the year
In the grand scheme, Tuesday night's Washington Capitals-Boston Bruins game meant absolutely nothing. The Caps held the playoff tiebreaker over Boston, giving them the 2-seed and home ice in their upcoming first round series against the Bruins, who locked up the 3-seed Monday night. But somebody still had to win,...
Michael Raffl scored with 3 seconds to go Tuesday to give the Capitals a 2-1 win over the Boston Bruins in the regular season finale. With the win, Washington split its eight games with Boston this season 4-4-0. These two teams will meet Saturday in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Raffl registered a goal on four shots and dished out three hits Tuesday in a 2-1 win over Boston. Raffl potted the game-winner with 1.8 seconds left in the third period, roofing a shot past Boston netminder Jeremy Swayman from a near-impossible angle along the goal line. It was Raffl's first goal in 10 games since being acquired from Philadelphia at the trade deadline. The 32-year-old had entered the regular-season finale with just two assists as a Capital.
Michael Raffl picked a great time and emphatic way to score his first goal in a Washington Capitals uniform. With three seconds remaining, the Capitals forward managed to shoot the puck from below the goal line into the net. The goal broke a 1-1 tie to push Washington over the Boston Bruins 2-1 in the regular season finale.
Raffl picked up two assists in Monday's 6-3 win over the Rangers. The Caps needed some lesser lights to step up with the forward ranks thinned for various reasons, and Raffl responded with his first points in six games for the team. Between Washington and Philly this season, the 32-year-old has three goals and 10 points through 40 contests.
Head coach Peter Laviolette indicated Raffl (upper body) was cleared to resume taking contact, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports. Laviolette went on to suggest that Raffl was an option for Thursday's showdown against the Islanders, but a return date has not been finalized. The 32-year-old is expected to serve in a depth role after being acquired from the Flyers at the trade deadline and his fantasy upside remains fairly limited as a result.
Raffl (upper body) has yet to resume skating, Tom Gulitti of NHL.com reports. Raffl will need to get into a few practices with his new club before making his Capitals debut, so until that happens, he can be considered out indefinitely. The 32-year-old winger picked up eight points in 34 games with the Flyers before being traded to Washington on Monday.
The Washington Capitals have acquired forward Michael Raffl from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for a 2021 fifth-round pick, previously acquired from the Vegas Golden Knights. Philadelphia will retain 25 percent of Raffl's salary. April 12, 2021. The Washington Capitals have acquired forward Michael Raffl from the Philadelphia Flyers in...
The Capitals acquired veteran left-winger Michael Raffl from the Flyers before the NH Trade Deadline on Monday in exchange for a fifth-round pick. Though the trade was quickly followed by Washington's blockbuster move sending Jakub Vrana and Richard Panik to the Detroit Red Wings for Anthony Mantha, Raffl's addition will help shore up the fourth line.
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The Capitals waited right up to the end of the trade deadline, but reportedly picked up depth forward Michael Raffl from the Philadelphia Flyers on Monday. Chris Johnston was the first to report the move, which was later confirmed by the team. The Caps sent a fifth-round pick to Philadelphia in return.
Raffl (undisclosed) will not be available for Thursday's match against the Sabres, JJ Regan of NBC Sports Washington reports. Raffl will need to wait until at least April 17 to make his debut with the Capitals after being shipped to Washington prior to Monday's trade deadline. The 32-year-old forward notched three goals and eight points in 34 games with the Flyers prior to being traded and is expected to serve a depth role with Washington once he's fit to return to action.
The Washington Capitals final trade of the day came from acquiring forward Michael Raffl from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for a fifth round pick that was previously acquired from the Vegas Golden Knights. Philadelphia will retain 25 percent of Raffl’s salary. The 32 year old is a native of...
When it rains, it pours! Right on the 3 PM deadline, Chuck Fletcher pulled one last Rabbit out of his Hat by trading Michael Raffl to the Capitals in exchange for a fifth-round pick. The move itself isn’t surprising. At 32-years-old, Michael Raffl was the second-oldest player on the roster...
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The Washington Capitals have acquired Michael Raffl from the Philadelphia Flyers. The Flyers will receive a fifth-round pick (VGK) in return and will retain 25% of his remaining cap hit. It’s not quite the Anthony Mantha trade, but the Capitals still add some physical forward depth by bringing in Raffl,...
Washington Capitals acquire Anthony Mantha from Detroit Red Wings, Michael Raffl from Philadelphia Flyers
The Washington Capitals acquired Anthony Mantha from the Detroit Red Wings on Monday in exchange for fellow forwards Jakub Vrana and Richard Panik, a first-round pick in the 2021 NHL Draft and a second-round selection in 2022. The Capitals also acquired forward Michael Raffl from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange...