Capitals re-sign defenceman Colby Williams to one-year contract

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Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins' Garrett Wilson and Hershey Bears' Colby Williams chase the puck around the wall during an AHL hockey game. (Christopher Dolan/AP)

The Washington Capitals have re-signed defenceman Colby Williams to a one-year, two-way contract the team announced Saturday.

The contract will pay the 24-year-old $700,000 at the NHL level and $90,000 at the AHL level. Williams was selected in the sixth round (173rd overall) by the Capitals in the 2015 NHL Draft.

In 36 games with the Hershey Bears of the AHL, Williams recorded 10 assists and in 165 career AHL games, the Regina, SK., native has seven goals and 36 assists.

July 13, 2019

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Colby Williams
Defence
AGE: 24
LENGTH:
1 Year
CONTRACT TYPE:
Re-signing
SALARY CAP HIT:
$700,000
TOTAL:
$700,000

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