The Washington Capitals signed forward Nathan Walker to an entry-level contract on Friday, a three-year deal for the Australia native.
One week after it was reported Sidney Crosby would require wrist surgery, the Pittsburgh Penguins have changed their tune.
When the Capitals missed the playoffs for the first time in seven years this past season, their most advanced minor league affiliate also happened to take a step back.
When the Capitals acquired former 20-goal scorer Martin Erat from the Nashville Predators in 2013, General Manager George McPhee felt that he was adding a top-six forward.
New Capitals defenseman Matt Niskanen may have signed with his former team’s rival, but not all of his new surroundings will be foreign to the 27-year-old.