Strachan will replace Andrej Meszaros on the blueline after Mezaros posted a dreadful minus-6 rating through the first three games of the season. The 29-year-old D-man had just two assists in 18 games with the Capitals last year.
The Capitals have recalled Tyson Strachan from Hershey (AHL).
With Mike Green unlikely to play tonight in Detroit, Strachan has been recalled and will slide into Green's spot if he is unavailable. Strachan has no points in nine games with the Capitals this season, but has picked up 14 points (2G / 12A) in 34 games with Hershey.
The Capitals have recalled defenseman Tyson Strachan from AHL Hershey.
Strachan appeared in five games with the Capitals before being re-assigned on Monday. He is back and could be in the lineup tonight vs. Ottawa. He was skating with Nate Schmidt at this morning's skate, suggesting he is in and Steve Oleksy is out. In five games Strachan had no points and a minus-2 rating.
The Capitals recalled Tyson Strachan from Hershey (AHL) on Thursday.
With Mike Green questionable for tonight's game vs. Detroit, Strachan has been recalled as a precaution. Strachan has played 120 NHL games recording 13 points. He has four assists in 11 games with Hershey this season.