Capitals call up two from AHL


Washington Capitals: The injury-plagued Capitals
recalled left wing Tomas Fleischmann and defenseman Nolan Yonkman
from Hershey of the American Hockey League.

They were expected to play Thursday night in Philadelphia.

Yonkman returned to the Capitals after playing three of the
team's first eight games. He was assigned to Hershey for
conditioning on Oct. 22.

Fleischmann is tied for 10th in the AHL in scoring with 13
points (four goals, nine assists) in 10 games. He was acquired in a
trade in 2004, and was set to make his NHL debut against the

The Capitals were expected to be without regular forwards Matt
Bradley, Dainius Zubrus and Petr Sykora. Bradley and Zubrus have
groin injuries. The team has not revealed the nature of Sykora's