The Washington Capitals on Tuesday signed forward Garrett Mitchell to a one-year, two-way contract. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Mitchell, 22, had two assists and 44 penalty minutes in 17 games with the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League this season, and has 47 points (21 goals, 26 assists) in 160 career AHL games.
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...
The Washington Capitals have selected forward Chandler Stephenson 77th overall. Stephenson is currently playing Major Junior with the Regina Pats of the Western Hockey League, where he skated with Capitals prospect and current Hershey Bear Garrett Mitchell. Stephenson is a center/left winger and had 42 points (20 goals) in 55 games for Regina this year. He stands 5'11"...