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The Capitals have recalled Liam O’Brien from Hershey (AHL).

O’Brien, 22, appeared in 13 games with the Capitals last season, but he is set to make his season debut on Monday. O’Brien has five goals and 13 assists (18 points) in 28 games with Hershey this season and comes to the Capitals with one goal and one assist in his NHL career. T.J. Oshie is doubtful to play tonight, which is why O’Brien was recalled.

Source: Tarik El-Bashir 01/9/17, 5:22 am EST

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The Capitals have reassigned Liam O’Brien to Hershey (AHL).

O’Brien, 20, registered two points (1G / 1A) in 13 games with the Capitals this season. The 6’1”, 210-pound forward signed with Washington as a free agent on Oct. 6 and made his NHL debut on Oct. 9 against Montreal. O’Brien earned his first NHL point on Oct. 14 against San Jose and scored his first NHL goal on Oct. 26 at Vancouver.

Source: Capitals PR 12/7/14, 5:32 am EST

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Liam O'Brien, 20, made the Capitals despite being passed over twice in the draft.

O'Brien had 20 goals, 15 assists and 148 PIMs in 68 games with Rouyn-Noranda (QMJHL) last season. At 6-foot-1, 205 lbs. O'Brien brings size and a physical brand of hockey to the Capitals and he has a legitimate chance at cracking the starting lineup on opening day.

Source: Chris Johnston 10/7/14, 11:30 am EST

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