PITTSBURGH - Below is the transcript of the draft day interview with Capitals' third-round pick, Chandler Stephenson.
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What’s your initial reaction on finally coming off the board and going to Washington?
Just excited, you know. The whole week, just kinda anxious about where I’m going. I talked to Washington and wasn’t really sure about their thoughts, so it’s an honor to go there.
You talked to them a few times?
Talked to them at the combine and during the season a bit. It was kind of unexpected, I guess.
How familiar are you with the organization? Do you know anyone in the organization who played for the Pats?
Yeah, Garrett Mitchell. My rookie year with Regina, he was captain of our team. He is a great leader, and I know he’s going to be talking to me. He said [Washington] is a great place to play and obviously I’m really excited to play there.
How would you describe your game?
As an offensive forward, I’d like to see, but I’m tryin...