For the second straight year, the Capitals have seen their No.2 center sign a four-year deal with another team during the first week of free agency.
The Capitals have crossed off another item from their off-season to-do list with the hiring of a new coaching staff for their top minor league affiliate.
Former Capitals forward Mathieu Perreault signed a three-year, $9 million deal with the Winnipeg Jets on the first day of free agency.
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Former New York Rangers Marian Gaborik and Ryan Callahan signed long-term deals Wednesday with their most recent NHL employers and will not hit the open market when free agency begins July 1.