Capitals sign 1st-round pick McMichael to 3-year, entry-level deal

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Washington Capitals select Connor McMichael during the first round NHL draft at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, Friday, June, 21, 2019. (Jonathan Hayward / CP)

The Washington Capitals have come to terms on a three-year, entry-level contract with Connor McMichael, their first-round pick in June’s NHL draft, the team announced Friday.

The deal will see McMichael, who was selected 25th overall, earn a salary of $832,500 and will include a $92,500 signing bonus each year, yielding an AAV of $925,000.

The 18-year-old forward from Ajax, Ont., had 72 points in 67 games with the London Knights of the OHL last season.

July 12, 2019

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Connor McMichael
LENGTH:
3 Years
CONTRACT TYPE:
Entry-Level Deal
SALARY CAP HIT:
$925,000
TOTAL:
$2.775 million

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