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The Washington Capitals have signed Mikhail Grabovski to a one-year deal.
The 29-year-old Belarussian spent the past five seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs, where he posted nine goals and seven assists last year in a lockout-shortened season.
A six-year veteran of the NHL, Grabovski had signed a five-year, $27.5 million extension with the Leafs in March 2012, but was then bought out by the club in July of this year after a post-season campaign where he was playoff-worst minus-10.
And Sportsnet's Jeff Simmons:
It appears Mikhal Grabovski has found a new NHL home.
Grabovski told Sportsnet 590 the Fan’s Matt Brown on Thursday that he has agreed to a deal with the Washington Capitals that will be made official on Friday. An report early Thursday from a Belarus outlet said it was a one-year, $3-million deal.
Just spoke to Mikhail Grabovski who said he's thrilled to be going to Washington and they'll make it official tomorrow. #...
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Former Maple Leafs center Mikhail Grabovski has reportedly inked a one year deal with the Washington Capitals (courtesy of CBS Sports)
Yes Caps fans we may have finally found our second line center!
As per a tweet sent out by Igor Eronko, a reporter for Sports.ru, stating that according to an ONT report (Belarus TV) the Capitals and the former Toronto Maple Leafs star have agreed...
The Washington Capitals have signed Mikhail Grabovski to a one-year, $3 million contract, giving the team another candidate for second-line center after the departure of Mike Ribeiro.
The Capitals announced the deal Friday.
The 29-year-old Grabovski spent the last five seasons with the Toronto Maple Leafs. He had career-highs with 29 goals and 29 assists in 2010-11. Last year his...
Another year another new center.
The Capitals have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with Mikhail Grabovski people with knowledge of the deal confirmed in a move that adds much needed depth down the middle.
The full financial terms have not yet been disclosed but a report by Belarusan television station ONT Thursday stated the one-year contract will be worth $3 million.
Despite a few past conflicts, Mikhail Grabovski's reputation with teammates on the ice is actually very positive.
Mikhail Grabovski's agent says client still making a decision. @IgorEronko reports Belarus TV says #Caps will sign him.
— Stephen Whyno (@SWhyno) August 22, 2013
Rumors circulating over the past couple of days have come true as the Washington Capitals have signed unrestricted free agent center Mikhail Grabovski to a one-year deal worth roughly $3 million. The move comes as a bit of a surprise as it had appeared that George McPhee was standing pat with the roster that he had. He even went as fair as to name Brooks Laich as the second-line...
Mikhail Grabovski appears to have landed with Alex Ovechkin for the upcoming season. Confirmed that Mikhail Grabovski will officially join the #Caps in the coming days. A one year deal. — Dmitry Chesnokov (@dchesnokov) August 22, 2013 Grabovski was drafted by the Montreal Canadiens 150th overall in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft and played his first NHL game with Montreal on January 6, [...]
The free agent saga of Mikhail Grabovski finally ended on Friday as the former Leaf forward signed a one year, $3 Million contract with the Washington Capitals.
The 29 year old center has been promised by Capitalsâ coach Adam Oates a place on the clubâs top two lines and a role on special teams, something that he did not get in Toronto in 2013 under former coach Randy...
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