Capitials re-sign Green to 3-year contract

Associated Press  |  Last updated July 16, 2012
The Washington Capitals have re-signed defenseman Mike Green to a three-year contract. Green, who played in just 32 games because of injuries last season, will receive $6 million annually for the next two seasons and $6.25 million in the 2014-15 season. Sidelined by a groin injury and abdominal surgery, he had seven points during the regular season, but finally healthy in the playoffs, Green added four points in 14 games. The 26-year-old has 251 points, 82 goals, 169 assists in 298 games. Green ranks fourth in points among defensemen and was chosen for the NHL All-Star team in 2010-11. The Capitals announced the deal Monday.
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