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Steven Oleksy | Defenseman

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (29) / 2/4/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 190
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Steven Oleksy has been reassigned to the minors.
He has been scratched for Washington's last two games. Oleksy has 13 points and 106 penalty minutes in 44 games this season with AHL Hershey. Feb 18 - 2:41 PM

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Steven Oleksy hasn't played NHL hockey since Jan. 4th, 2014, but in tonight's game he'll be paired with Mike Green to form Washington's third defensive unit.

Through 61 career NHL games, the 29 year old Michigan native has three goals and 19 points with 86 PIMs. And in 199 career AHL games since 2010-11, Oleksy has 58 points and 323 PIMs. So if you need a tough guy for your blue line, Oleksy could prove to be a stealthy selection.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 14 - 7:46 PM

The Washington Capitals have recalled Steven Oleksy from the minor leagues

Oleksy has yet to crack the Capitals lineup in the 2014-2015 season and is expected to be a healthy scratch in Wednesday's game in San Jose. He did, however, play in 33 games for the Caps last year and is hoping to get on the ice during the team's upcoming road trip. Regardless, he has little to no fantasy value.
Feb 11 - 8:10 PM

The Washington Capitals have sent Steven Oleksy to the minors.

The blueliner has spent a lot of time traveling between Washington and Hershey of the AHL as he has been up and down twice this week. He is certainly adding to his air miles program.
Jan 18 - 10:44 AM

Steven Oleksy will be a healthy scratch on the blue line Wednesday night against Philadelphia.

Oleksy had been seeing regular ice time with the Caps but has recently found himself in Barry Trotz' doghouse. He hasn't dressed since January 4th and will remain in the press box Wednesday. He has two goals, eight assists, and 53 penalty minutes in 33 games played this season.
Jan 14 - 5:29 PM

The Washington Capitals have sent Steven Oleksy back to the minors.

Olesky got the proverbial cup of coffee as he was recalled on Saturday only to be sent down on Sunday. He was a healthy scratch on Saturday but at least got to eat some popcorn in the press box.
Jan 11 - 11:35 AM

The Washington Capitals have recalled defenseman Steven Oleksy from the minors.

Oleksy was recalled for a day on November 29 but did not play so this could be his shot this season. Oleksy has four goals and nine points with 80 penalty minutes in 33 games with the Capitals farm team in Hershey. He has no fantasy value at this time.
Jan 10 - 12:07 PM

The Washington Capitals have assigned Steven Olesky to the AHL.

That was quick. Oleksy was called up on Saturday and returned to Hershey on Sunday. The 28-year-old hasn't played a game for Washington this season.
Sun, Nov 30, 2014 12:43:00 PM

The Washington Capitals have called up Steven Oleksy from the AHL.

Oleksy played in 33 games with Washington last year but hasn't played a game for them in 2014-15. He is irrelevant in standard fantasy leagues.
Sat, Nov 29, 2014 12:19:00 PM

The Capitals waived defenseman Steven Oleksy Monday with the hope that the 28-year-old will clear waivers in exchange for further clarity on their blue line.

Washington had four defensemen vying for two open roster spots - Oleksy, Nate Schmidt, John Erskine and Jack Hillen. Both Erskine and Oleksy were healthy scratches for a Sunday game. Schmidt is the only one of the four who is waiver-exempt, and he'll likely be demoted to AHL Hershey to begin the season.
Mon, Oct 6, 2014 10:24:00 PM

Steven Oleksy has successfully cleared waivers.

Oleksy will report to AHL Hershey as a result. He has 10 points and 53 penalty minutes in 33 games with the Capitals in 2013-14.
Tue, Jan 21, 2014 12:10:00 PM

Steven Oleksy has been waived by the Washington Capitals.

He has notched 10 points, 46 hits, 48 blocks and 53 penalty minutes in 33 games this campaign. If he clears then he'll probably head to the minors.
Mon, Jan 20, 2014 01:16:00 PM

Steven Oleksy scored a goal in Washington's 4-3 overtime loss on Thursday.

Oleksy has two goals and 10 points in 32 games this season. That's not going to impress anyone in a standard league, but he's a bit more noteworthy in leagues that include less traditional categories. Oleksy has 46 hits and 48 blocked shots in addition to 51 penalty minutes.
Fri, Jan 3, 2014 10:57:00 AM

Steve Oleksy netted his first goal of the season and added his seventh assist in the Washington Capitals' 4-1 victory over the Rangers in New York Sunday night.

Washington's Jason Chimera and Mikhail Grabovski scored second-period goals and defenseman Nate Schmidt added a goal in the third for the Capitals. Grabovski's goal came on a penalty shot.
Sun, Dec 8, 2013 10:24:00 PM

Steven Oleksy will suit up for the Capitals Saturday night.

He will be making his season debut against Dallas because of Jack Hillen's injury. He is projected to play alongside rookie Connor Carrick. In 28 games with Washington last season, Oleksy generated nine points, 58 hits, 52 blocks, 33 penalty minutes and a plus-9 rating.
Sat, Oct 5, 2013 03:26:00 PM

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