Alex Urbom


After making him a healthy scratch the past 17 games, the Caps have placed defenseman Alex Urbom on waivers, apparently with the intent of calling up another defenseman from the Hershey Bears.


PHILADELPHIA – When the Capitals recalled center Michael Latta and defenseman Dmitry Orlov from the AHL Hershey Bears on Wednesday it seemed reasonable to assume both would get into the lineup ton


Capitals coach Adam Oates confirmed Wednesday that recently acquired defenseman Alex Urbom will make his Capitals debut Thursday night against the Carolina Hurricanes [6:30, CSN].


Last week, after the Capitals claimed defenseman Alex Urbom off waivers, Adam Oates said he didn’t want to throw the 22-year-old rookie to the wolves by playing him in Dallas after just one practi