Friday, July 13, 2012

Caps Sign Forsberg

The Washington Capitals have signed their top draft pick, Filip Forsberg, to a three year entry level contract.

According to Chuck Gormley, it is a two-way deal is worth $832,000 in the NHL and $70,000 in the AHL.

Forsberg, the eleventh pick in this years entry level NHL Draft, is a 6'1" 188 pound winger from Sweden. Many see him as a steal at the eleventh spot.

In 95 games in Sweden, has 30 goals and 29 assists to go along with 59 points and 57 penalty minutes.

Forsberg is not expected to be with the Capitals next season. The 17 year old will most likely stay with his team in Leksand, Sweden for another season.

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Source: CSN Washington

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