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Washington Capitals

Fantasy Stats
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Latest News
  • Capitals' Aaron Ness: Placed on waivers

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (11/28/17) Ness was waived by the Capitals on Tuesday, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.

    Frankly, we're surprised it took this long for the Caps to waive Ness, as he watched the past nine games from the press box. Listed at 5-foot-10 and 184 pounds, the American defenseman needs to compensate for his lack of size by flashing his wheels and getting the puck in the net. Originally drafted by the Islanders with a 2008 second-round (40th overall) pick, Ness managed 45 points (eight goals 37 assists) with AHL Bridgeport in 2014-15. He hasn't been short on potential, but fantasy owners can obviously ignore him as he goes through the waiver process.

    Capitals' Aaron Ness: Scratched on Sunday

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (11/13/17) Ness didn't play in Sunday's 2-1 overtime victory over Edmonton.

    The 27-year-old has now been scratched in 10 of the last 12 games and is clearly having a hard time carving out a role in Washington's lineup. Despite being a strong skater and having good passing ability, Ness could be sent down to the minors when Matt Niskanen (upper body) returns -- especially since he's played in more AHL games than NHL games for each of his seven professional seasons.

    Capitals' Aaron Ness: Picks up helper Saturday

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (10/8/17) Ness had an assist in Saturday's 6-1 rout over the Canadiens.

    The helper was Ness's first point since the 2015-16 season in only his fourth NHL game over the last two campaigns. Aside from a couple of bad penalties in the season opener, the second-round pick of the Minnesota Wild in the 2008 NHL Entry Draft has acquitted himself fairly well on the third pairing alongside Taylor Chorney. With youngster Christian Djoos pining for regular duty and top prospect Madison Bowey waiting in AHL Hershey, Ness will need more outings like this to keep his spot in the lineup. His fantasy value remains fairly limited for the time being.

    Capitals' Aaron Ness: Assigned to AHL

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (2/26/17) Ness was assigned to AHL Hershey on Sunday.

    Ness has skated in the Capitals' last two games with Brooks Orpik (lower body) and Matt Niskanen (lower body) missing action, but the defenseman's demotion suggests that at least one of the injured blueliners will be back in action Tuesday against the Rangers. The 26-year-old Ness should see regular ice time with Hershey, with whom he's posted five goals and 16 points in 41 games.

    Capitals' Aaron Ness: Promoted to big club

    by RotoWire Staff | Special to CBSSports.com
    (2/23/17) The Capitals recalled Ness from AHL Hershey on Thursday.

    Defensemen Brooks Orpik (undisclosed) and Matt Niskanen (lower body) are both questionable for Friday's game against Edmonton, so if they're both unable to go, Ness will likely draw into the lineup against the Oilers. The 26-year-old blueliner has notched 16 points in 41 games with AHL Hershey this season.

 
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CAREER STATS
SEASONTeamGPGAPTS+/-PPSHGWGTFWFL
2011-12N.Y. Islanders90000000000
2013-14N.Y. Islanders20123-13000000
2015-16Washington80224000000
2016-17Washington2000-1000000
2017-18Washington80112000000
47156-80000
MORE CAREER STATS
SEASONTeamSS%TOISHIFTSPPTOISHTOIPIMMJRMSCMNR
2011-12N.Y. Islanders60.0152:261950:332:262001
2013-14N.Y. Islanders234.3295:534185:5814:4010005
2015-16Washington80.099:061400:091:122001
2016-17Washington00.025:40330:000:000000
2017-18Washington20.0101:491550:006:498004
392.6674:549416:4025:07220011
 
 

Player Info

Height/Weight:
5-10/183
Birthdate:
5/18/1990
Age:
27
Hometown:
Bemidji, MN, USA
Team:
Washington Capitals
School:
Minnesota
NHL Experience:
4