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Jay Beagle | Winger

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (29) / 10/16/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 215
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Jay Beagle wants to re-sign with the Washington Capitals, but the two sides might not see eye-to-eye.
Capitals GM Brian MacLellan is interested in signing Beagle "at a good number as a fourth-line player." Beagle might see himself as being worth more than that though, especially after he averaged 15:47 minutes per contest in the playoffs. He's eligible to become an unrestricted free agent after completing his three-year, $2.7 million deal. May 20 - 2:56 PM

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Jay Beagle generated an assist in Washington's 2-1 win over the New York Rangers on Wednesday night.

Beagle and Tim Gleason had helpers on the first of two goals by Andre Burakovsky. Beagle also won six of his 11 faceoffs. He leads the playoffs with a 66.4 winning percentage in the circles.
May 7 - 10:22 AM

Jay Beagle scored his first goal of the postseason Wednesday night as the Washington Capitals blanked the visiting New York Rangers 1-0 in Game 3 of the teams' Eastern Conference Second Round playoff series.

Beagle beat Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist on a wrist shot at 7:31 of the second period. Andre Burakovsky and Troy Brouwer drew the assists. Burakovsky's assist was his first point of the playoffs. Beagle now has a goal and three assists in the postseason, a career high for the right winger. He was previously limited to a point over seven games in the Caps' 2013 postseason run and two points in 12 playoff games in 2012. With Wednesday's win, the Capitals took a 2-1 lead in their best-of-7 series against the Rangers and maintained the home-ice advantage they earned with a split of the first two games at Madison Square Garden. Game 4 will be played Wednesday night in Washington.
May 4 - 10:52 PM

Jay Beagle had two assists in Washington's 5-1 win against the New York Islanders in Game 5 on Thursday.

Beagle has three assists in five playoff contests. That represents a career high for him as he was previously limited to a point over seven games in Washington's 2013 postseason run and two points in 12 playoff contests in 2012. His playoff debut came in 2009 and he didn't record a point over four games.
Apr 24 - 11:46 AM

Jay Beagle (upper body injury) will be back in the lineup Wednesday night for Game 1 against the Islanders.

Beagle had missed the Capitals past 14 games with an upper body injury but is good to play for Game 1. He will skate on the Caps checking line alongside Brooks Laich and Erich Fehr. The veteran forward has always been a solid defensive forward in the playoffs for the Capitals and has 23 games of playoff experience.
Apr 15 - 5:11 PM

Jay Beagle (upper body) feels ready to return for Game 1.

He has been sidelined since Mar. 11 because of an upper-body injury. Beagle was a full participant in Monday's practice, but coach Barry Trotz wouldn't commit to having him back in the lineup.
Apr 13 - 5:54 PM

Jay Beagle (upper body) will not play on Saturday.

Beagle has been optimistic about his chances of playing in the postseason though. He'll finish the 2014-15 campaign with 10 goals and 20 points in 62 contests.
Apr 10 - 12:21 PM

Jay Beagle (upper body) thinks he'll be able to play in the postseason.

Or more accurately, Beagle is determined to play no matter what. "I'd have to lose a leg or they'd have to try to pull me off to not play," he said. He has 10 goals and 20 points in 62 games in 2014-15. He hasn't played since March 11.
Apr 9 - 11:55 AM

Jay Beagle (upper-body) is scratched for Thursday's game in Montreal.

Beagle has missed nine straight games because of a shoulder injury. He is day-to-day but even when he gets healthy, it will be tough for him to crack the lineup.
Apr 2 - 7:46 PM

Jay Beagle (upper body) won't travel with the Capitals

"We feel he'd probably have a little better chance of being able to heal, so he's going to stay back," coach Barry Trotz said. "We debated a little on that, but he's going to stay back and hopefully the Bruins game will be somewhere when we can get him back in." Beagle hasn't played since Mar. 11, but he could be back next week.
Apr 1 - 5:30 PM

Jay Beagle (upper-body) isn't in Washington's lineup for Sunday's game against the Rangers.

Beagle has missed eight consecutive games with what is believed to be a shoulder injury. He won't have much fantasy value even when he does return.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 29 - 3:14 PM

Jay Beagle (upper-body) isn't in Washington's lineup for Thursday's game against New Jersey.

Beagle has missed five consecutive games because of the shoulder injury. The 29-year-old has 10 goals and 20 points in 62 games this season.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 26 - 7:28 PM

Jay Beagle (upper body) isn't expected to play this weekend.

The Capitals play against Nashville on Saturday and the New York Rangers on Sunday after hosting New Jersey on Thursday. That means Beagle is likely to miss the next three games. "He's getting closer," coach Barry Trotz said. "I don't anticipate him playing this weekend, if he did i'’d probably be Sunday, but I don't really anticipate that. I expect him early next week sometime." Beagle has been sidelined since mar. 11.
Mar 26 - 5:10 PM

Jay Beagle (shoulder) will be out once again from the Capitals lineup Monday night versus the Sabres.

Beagle will miss his third straight game due to the shoulder injury. The craft veteran has netted 10 goals and 10 assists in 62 games this season and does not have any fantasy value. Chris Conner will continue to see fourth line action in his place.
Mar 16 - 5:30 PM

Jay Beagle will indeed miss Friday's tilt versus the Dallas Stars with the shoulder injury his suffered on Wednesday night so Andre Burakovsky will take his place.

Unfortunately, neither player inspires with much fantasy value. Beagle sports just 20 points, 20 PIMs, and 73 hits over 62 games this season. Burakovsky meanwhile, who'll skate to the left of Brooks Laich and Tom Wilson on the fourth line, has just 21 points himself through 49 games.
Source: Katie Brown
Mar 13 - 6:46 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Brooks Laich
4Michael Latta
5Liam O'Brien
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Marcus Johansson
3Joel Ward
4Curtis Glencross
5Jason Chimera
RW1Troy Brouwer
2Eric Fehr
3Tom Wilson
4Jay Beagle
D1Matt Niskanen
2John Carlson
3Mike Green
4Brooks Orpik
5Karl Alzner
6Tim Gleason
7Nate Schmidt
8Dmitry Orlov
9John Erskine
G1Braden Holtby
2Justin Peters