In a swift and decisive move, the Capitals announced Friday they have signed first-round draft pick Filip Forsberg to a three-year, entry level contract.
No summer league with anabbreviatedtraining camp and a condensed 66-game season wasn't the ideal start for Wizards' rookies Jan Vesely, Chris Singleton and Shelvin Mack last year.
Before negotiating his two-year contract extension with the Capitals, center Mathieu Perreault made it known he wanted more ice time than he received in his first full NHL season.
Barring a last-minute offer from Capitals general manager George McPhee, Alex Semins days in Washington will end on Sunday at noon, his agent Mark Gandler confirmed on Friday.
Tomas Vokoun was on a fast track to free agency when Capitals general manager George McPhee dealt his rights to the Penguins for a seventh-round draft pick.