Brooks Orpik will carry a cap hit of $5.5 million, which leaves the Caps with $6.2 million in cap space.
The Capitals needed a backup goalie. They signed someone who can challenge Braden Holtby for playing time.
Join the conversation as the Capitals make moves on day 1 of free agency.
He is a future Hall of Famer looking for work, but will the Caps be interested in Martin Brodeur?