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Alex Chiasson | Winger | #39

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (27) / 10/1/1990
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 208
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 2 (38) / DAL
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Alex Chiasson (illness) returned to action on Saturday April 7.
Chiasson left Thursday's game due to the illness, but he was healthy enough to play Saturday. He had two penalty minutes and logged 10:40 minutes of ice time in a 5-3 win over New Jersey. Apr 8 - 4:28 AM

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Updating a previous item, Alex Chiasson left Thursday's game against Nashville because he was sick.

Head coach Barry Trotz said that Chiasson got sick on the bench, which isn't the greatest visual. He's considered day-to-day at this point.
Apr 6 - 12:17 AM

Alex Chiasson suffered an undisclosed injury on Thursday night.

The Capitals have already announced that he won't be returning to tonight's game against the Nashville Predators. Expect them to provide an update on his status after the game or in the coming days.
Apr 5 - 9:00 PM

Alex Chiasson will be a healthy scratch in Friday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes.

Chiasson has eight goals and 17 points in 58 games this season. It's the third time in six games that he'll watch from the press box. Jakub Jerabek and Shane Gersich will also serve as healthy scratches in this one.
Mar 30 - 6:41 PM

Alex Chiasson will be a healthy scratch in Thursday's game against the Detroit Red Wings.

Chiasson has eight goals and 15 points in 55 games this season. This is the second straight game he'll watch from the press box. Jakub Jerabek will also serve as a healthy scratch in this one.
Mar 22 - 7:20 PM

Alex Chiasson will be a healthy scratch Thursday night.

Chiasson spent five of Washington's previous six games in the press box going into Thursday's action. He has seven goals and 12 points in 53 contests in 2017-18.
Source: NHL.com
Mar 15 - 6:57 PM

Alex Chiasson will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Chiasson has seven goals and four assists in 50 games this season. He's been scratched in six of Washington's last nine games. Michael Kempny, who was acquired in a trade with Chicago earlier this week, will also serve as a scratch in this one. Taylor Chorney, who the Capitals placed on waivers earlier today, will also miss tonight's game.
Feb 20 - 6:39 PM

Alex Chiasson will be a healthy scratch in Tuesday's game against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

He was also scratched in Sunday's game against the Vegas Golden Knights. Chiasson has seven goals and three assists in 47 games this season. Taylor Chorney will also serve as a healthy scratch in this game.
Feb 6 - 6:51 PM

It appears the Washington Capitals will scratch forward Alex Chiasson tonight against the Vancouver Canucks.

Chiasson is up to seven goals and nine points in 40 games this season. He will sit for the third time this season. Taylor Chorney will also be scratched.
Jan 9 - 6:39 PM

The Washington Capitals have scratched forward Alex Chiasson tonight against the Vegas Golden Knights.

In his place, Devante Smith-Pelly will enter the lineup. Chiasson has six goals and eight points in 32 games this season. Nathan Walker and Taylor Chorney will also be scratched tonight.
Sat, Dec 23, 2017 07:43:00 PM

Alex Chiasson will play alongside Jakub Vrana and Evgeny Kuznetsov on Wednesday.

Chiasson moved up to that line because T.J. Oshie is sidelined. Chiasson has four goals and six points in 27 contests in 2017-18.
Wed, Dec 6, 2017 05:12:00 PM

Alex Chiasson found the back of the net in a 4-3 win against the Islanders on Thursday.

It was Chiasson's first goal and second point in 12 games this season. He might pick up the pace somewhat as the campaign goes on, but he probably won't be worth owning in standard leagues.
Fri, Nov 3, 2017 05:37:00 AM

Alex Chiasson skated with Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov at Monday's practice.

The Capitals may do some more line shuffling before they play at Vancouver Thursday night, but if he stays on the top line then it would present him with a good opportunity to get back on the scoresheet. Chiasson only has one assist and eight shots in eight outings this year.
Tue, Oct 24, 2017 10:29:00 AM

Alex Chiasson will be a healthy scratch against the Maple Leafs Tuesday night.

The forward has yet to register a point in six games this season. Chiasson had 24 points in 81 games last season as a member of the Calgary Flames. Aaron Ness will also be a healthy scratch for tonight's game.
Source: NHL.com
Tue, Oct 17, 2017 06:45:00 PM

Alex Chiasson signed a one-year, $600,000 deal with the Washington Capitals.

Chiasson attended Capitals training camp on a professional tryout. The 27-year-old is now on his fourth different team in the last five seasons. He had 12 goals and 12 assists in 81 games with the Flames last season. He has no fantasy value going forward.
Wed, Oct 4, 2017 12:36:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Lars Eller
4Jay Beagle
5Chandler Stephenson
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Brett Connolly
3Jakub Vrana
RW1T.J. Oshie
2Andre Burakovsky
3Tom Wilson
4Alex Chiasson
5Anthony Peluso
6Devante Smith-Pelly
7Travis Boyd
D1John Carlson
2Matt Niskanen
3Dmitry Orlov
4Brooks Orpik
5Christian Djoos
6Michal Kempny
7Madison Bowey
8Jakub Jerabek
G1Braden Holtby
2Philipp Grubauer
3Pheonix Copley