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Capitals Acquire Fourth-Round Pick in 2014 NHL Draft from New York Islanders for Halak

Thursday, 05.01.2014 / 2:34 PM / News
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Capitals Acquire Fourth-Round Pick in 2014 NHL Draft from New York Islanders for Halak
Capitals Acquire Fourth-Round Pick in 2014 NHL Draft from New York Islanders for Halak

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have acquired a fourth-round draft pick in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft from the New York Islanders in exchange for the rights to goaltender Jaroslav Halak, assistant general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. The fourth-round selection was acquired by New York from Chicago.

Halak, 28, posted a 29-13-7 record with five shutouts, a 2.25 goals-against average and a .921 save percentage in 52 games with Washington and St. Louis this season. The Bratislava, Slovakia, native was acquired by the Capitals from Buffalo with a third-round choice in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft in exchange for Michal Neuvirth and Rostislav Klesla on March 5, 2014. Halak has registered a 144-85-29 record in his career with 30 shutouts, a 2.38 goals-against average and a .918 save percentage.

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