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Aaron Volpatti | Winger

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (29) / 5/30/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 215
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The Washington Capitals have assigned Aaron Volpatti to the minors.
Volpatti cleared waivers on Sunday and the Caps decided to send him down to the AHL. The 29-year-old has no points in just two games in the NHL this season. Mar 1 - 12:46 PM

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The Washington Capitals placed Aaron Volpatti on waivers on Saturday.

The 29-year-old's limited value is pretty obvious in that you can hope he'll generate PIM on a given night. In 114 career games, he has seven points and 137 PIM.
Feb 28 - 12:59 PM

While he made his season debut on Feb. 3, Aaron Volpatti will sit out another game as the Washington Capitals face the Anaheim Ducks on Friday.

Volpatti received 12 shifts (9:03 TOI) in his first game of 2014-15. In 41 games last season, he generated two goals and 49 PIM.
Feb 6 - 6:00 PM

Aaron Volpatti will make his season debut on the fourth line against the LA Kings on Tuesday night.

Volpatti has played just two games since Jan. 2014. Said Coach Trotz, "It's just going to be the game sense, you know? You can't replicate what you need to do a lot of times so he's just going to have to keep it simple tonight. And I think he'll be able to do that." Volpatti accumulated two goals, 49 PIMs, and 77 hits in 41 games for the Caps in 2013-14. He'll skate to the left of Jay Beagle and Tom Wilson.
Feb 3 - 6:47 PM

Aaron Volpatti (neck) has been taken off of the long-term injured reserve list.

Volpatti hasn't played yet this season, but that should change on Tuesday. He'll likely serve on the fourth line.
Feb 3 - 12:41 PM

Aaron Volpatti will not play Tuesday night against Edmonton.

Volpatti, once a viable option for pools that reward the tough guys, hasn't suited up in the NHL since April 5th, 2014. He hasn't taken a penalty, a minor, since Feb. 2nd, 2014. Needless to say he's lacking in fantasy value.
Jan 20 - 6:23 PM

Aaron Volpatti (neck) was able to practice on Saturday with contact.

It's another big step for the winger who underwent off-season neck surgery. He had two goals and 49 penalty minutes in 41 contests with Washington in 2013-14 but has yet to play this season.
Jan 4 - 10:22 AM

Aaron Volpatti (neck) has completed his conditioning stint.

Rather than play for the Capitals, Volpatti will return to the injured reserve list. He had two goals and 49 penalty minutes in 41 contests with Washington in 2013-14 but has yet to play this season.
Mon, Dec 22, 2014 09:27:00 AM

Aaron Volpatti (neck) will probably be sent to the minors on a conditioning stint.

Volpatti is eligible to be activated off of the long-term injured reserve list on Sunday. He's been recovering from offseason surgery.
Fri, Oct 31, 2014 12:22:00 PM

Aaron Volpatti (neck) was able to practice with some contact on Saturday.

Volpatti underwent off-season neck surgery but his return date is unknown at this time. He has no fantasy value.
Sun, Oct 5, 2014 11:36:00 AM

Winger Aaron Volpatti underwent off-season surgery.

GM Brian MacLellan said it was to 'fuse his neck'. Volpatti has not been cleared for contact but that is the next stage. He skated on Friday and wore a non-contact yellow jersey. He has no fantasy value.
Sat, Sep 20, 2014 12:56:00 PM

Aaron Volpatti (upper body) has been activated from the long-term injured reserve list.

Volpatti is taking part in Washington's pregame warmups, so he will probably play Saturday. He has been sidelined for about two months.
Sat, Apr 5, 2014 04:34:00 PM

Aaron Volpatti (upper body) has been moved to injured reserve.

He suffered what is believed to be a left arm or shoulder injury on Feb. 2 against Detroit. Volpatti won't be available to return until after the Olympic break.
Thu, Feb 6, 2014 01:46:00 PM

Aaron Volpatti sustained an upper-body injury in Sunday's game versus Detroit.

He is listed as day-to-day and didn't practice Monday. Volpatti has two goals and 49 penalty minutes in 40 games this year.
Mon, Feb 3, 2014 02:54:00 PM

Aaron Volpatti might end up being the victim of the Washington Capitals' logjam.

The Washington Capitals are likely to enter the season with Tom Wilson and that will likely come at the cost of one of the 13 forwards already inked to one-way contracts. Along with Mathieu Perreault, Volpatti's job with the Capitals doesn't appear to be secure. Volpatti had a goal and an assist in 33 games last season.
Wed, Sep 25, 2013 10:24:00 AM

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