|Assets:||Is at his best when neutralizing scoring pivots. Has the size teams love from the center position. Willing to drop the gloves in defense of his teammates, he's also strong along the boards. Can also play wing.|
|Flaws:||Isn't much of a scoring threat, so he's never a good candidate to play a top-six forward role. Doesn't win a lot of fights when he decides to drop the gloves. Can be prone to injury, as a result.|
|Career Potential:||Steady defensive forward with size.|
|10/22/2014||Missed 5 games (upper body injury).|
|10/07/2014||Upper body injury, injured reserve.|
|11/02/2013||Missed 1 game (illness).|
|7/05/2012||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Washington Capitals to a three-year contract.|
|6/15/2012||Washington Capitals tendered a qualifying offer.|
|5/12/2012||Missed the last 2 playoff games (lower body injury).|
|5/09/2012||Lower body injury, day-to-day.|
|12/28/2011||Missed 31 games (head injury).|
|11/01/2011||Head injury, injured reserve.|
|10/15/2011||Head injury, day-to-day.|
|3/15/2011||Missed 7 games (upper body injury).|
|3/01/2011||Upper body injury, day-to-day.|
|2/26/2011||Recalled from Hershey (AHL).|
|2/08/2011||Assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|2/01/2011||Recalled from Hershey (AHL).|
|1/27/2011||Assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|12/15/2010||Recalled from Hershey (AHL).|
|10/25/2010||Assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|10/23/2010||Recalled from Hershey (AHL).|
|10/05/2010||Assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|7/15/2010||Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Washington Capitals to a two-year contract.|
|4/07/2010||Assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|4/06/2010||Recalled from Hershey (AHL).|
|12/03/2009||Assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|11/17/2009||Recalled from Hershey (AHL).|
|9/25/2009||Assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|5/14/2009||Assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|5/08/2009||Recalled from Hershey (AHL).|
|3/02/2009||Assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|3/01/2009||Recalled from Hershey (AHL).|
|2/17/2009||Assigned to Hershey (AHL).|
|2/11/2009||Recalled from Hershey (AHL).|
|3/26/2008||Signed as a free agent by Washington Capitals.|
Jay Beagle posts first NHL two-goal game | 04/12/2014 1:19 PM
NewsJay Beagle scored a pair of goals in Friday's 4-0 win over Chicago.
ImpactIt marked the first two-goal game of his career in his 191st NHL regular season contest. Beagle has four goals and nine points, while averaging 11:09 of ice time, in 61 matches this year.
Jay Beagle to center Alex Ovechkin's line | 03/20/2014 6:19 PM
NewsJay Beagle is projected to play alongside Alex Ovechkin in Thursday's game at Los Angeles.
ImpactHe'll play between Ovechkin and Marcus Johansson, while Nicklas Backstrom will be flanked by Evgeny Kuznetsov and Troy Brouwer. Beagle has seven points in 50 games this season.
Jay Beagle scores for the Capitals | 01/26/2014 10:45 AM
NewsJay Beagle potted his first goal of the season Saturday.
ImpactBeagle has three points in 32 games this season and has no fantasy value.
Jay Beagle expected to get back into lineup | 11/29/2013 11:44 AM
NewsJay Beagle will finally reenter the Capitals' lineup on Friday.
Katie Carrera on Twitter
ImpactBeagle hasn't been given an opportunity since Oct. 16. He's projected to play alongside Joel Ward and Jason Chimera.
Jay Beagle dealing with an illness Wednesday | 10/30/2013 11:25 AM
NewsJay Beagle didn't skate on Wednesday because of an illness.
Capitals.nhl.com on Twitter
ImpactThe Washington Capitals don't play until Friday, so if he has the flu then there's a good chance that he won't end up missing a game. Still, we'll err on the side of caution and list him as day-to-day for now.
Jay Beagle will probably suit up Thursday | 10/03/2013 3:48 PM
NewsJay Beagle will probably get back into Washington's lineup Thursday night.
ImpactHe was a healthy scratch in Tuesday's opener, but the Capitals have sent down Michael Latta.
Penalties cost Capitals in loss to Rangers | 05/07/2013 11:05 AM
NewsEven though the Capitals hung with the Rangers, their parade to the penalty box early on set them back.
ImpactThey took six minor penalties in the first 27 minutes of the game. The Rangers only capitalized on one (and scored just as one expired), but it kept the Capitals on their heels and kept their offensive players glued to the bench. "Your momentum gets killed," Jay Beagle said, "and it's tough to get going again. We need to keep our sticks down and stay off the refs." Mike Green also added: Anytime you're taking penalties, it's losing momentum and it's tough to get that flow of the game. Guys get tired and we can't have that."
Capitals adjusting well to new PK system | 05/06/2013 1:06 PM
NewsJay Beagle and his Washington teammates have had to adjust to coach Adam Oates' new penalty kill system.
ImpactThe Capitals improved their penalty kill over the course of the season. They surrendered 20 power-play goals in the last 39 games after giving up 15 in the first 11 and they killed all seven of the Rangers' man advantage situations in the playoffs after two matches. Washington has been credited with 38 blocked shots in the postseason, but Oates doesn't like his players to drop down in front of the opposition when they do it. "With a PK that's so structural, you can't afford to kind of get out of position," Beagle said. "There's also the time like [Saturday] when Fehrsie goes down and blocks that shot. That was a huge block. It's kind of a read. It's kind of like a player's read. If you see that he's going to make the shot and you have a chance to get down and block it, we obviously need to get those blocks, too. But it's a balance. You've got to keep it in the back of your mind."
Jay Beagle: Games are being called tight | 01/30/2013 9:46 PM
NewsThe Capitals have been whistled for 33 minor penalties through six games this season.
The Washington Times
ImpactIt's a big reason why they've started 1-4-1, as nine of the 22 goals they've allowed have come on the penalty kill, which is good for the league's 25th-ranked unit. Some of the Capitals believe things are getting called tighter thus far. "It's been called tighter than I've really ever been a part of, I think," center Jay Beagle said. "Just with some of the penalties called, you know you can't get away with anything right now."
|Goals||1||2 times-last:at Ari||last:Nov 18||2|
|Assists||1||2 times-last:at Col||last:Nov 20||1|
|Points||1||4 times-last:at Col||last:Nov 20||2|
|Penalty Minutes||4||vs. CBJ||Nov 11||6|
|Plus/Minus||1||2 times-last:at Ari||last:Nov 18||2|
|Power Play Goals||0||15 times-last:vs. Buf||last:Nov 22||0|
|Power Play Points||0||15 times-last:vs. Buf||last:Nov 22||0|
|Shorthanded Goals||0||15 times-last:vs. Buf||last:Nov 22||0|
|Shorthanded Points||0||15 times-last:vs. Buf||last:Nov 22||0|
|Shots||3||4 times-last:vs. Buf||last:Nov 22||4|
|Goals||4||2 times-last: 2013-14 (Wsh)|
|Penalty Minutes||28||2013-14 (Wsh)|
|Plus/Minus||-1||2 times-last: 2012-13 (Wsh)|
AdvertisementThis Week - Subscribe Now
Subscribe to TheHockeyNews magazine!
Subscribe today, and save off the cover price.Subscribe now
Sign up to our e-flash newsletter.
You will receive backstage access to special features, articles, promotions and special events and more!!Sign up now
Download TheHockeyNews app
Learn more about TheHockeyNews mobile app.Get it now!