Found July 19, 2012 on
The Washington Capitals have signed forward Tom Wilson to a three-year, entry-level contract.
The 18-year-old Wilson was the 16th overall pick in the NHL draft. The deal is worth $832,500 per year at the NHL level, and $70,000 per year at the AHL level.
The forward had 27 points and 141 penalty minutes in 49 games with the Plymouth of the Ontario Hockey League and 13 points in 13 playoff games.
Wilson is expected to play for Plymouth this season, the Capitals said in making the announcement Thursday.
He's the second of two first-round picks signed by the Capitals. Last week, 11th overall pick Filip Forsberg signed.
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According to a team release, the Washington Capitals have signed forward Tom Wilson to a three-year, entry-level contract Thursday. Wilson who was selected 16th in June's NHL Entry Draft, has a contract identical to that of fellow first-round pick Filip Forsberg - with a base salay of $832,500 at the NHL level and $70,000 at the AHL level. With...