With less than $700,000 in cap space, the Caps will need to shed salary to keep promising rookie Tom Wilson.
With today's signing, the Capitals avoided the distraction of Marcus Johansson being a training camp holdout.
Capitals general manager George McPhee has re-signed center Marcus Johansson, who will make $4 million during the two-year deal.
Tom Wilson wants to be an impact player in Washington. But is there room for him at right wing?