Capitals sign forward Riley Sutter to entry-level contract

Washington Capitals' general manager Brian MacLellan. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP)

The Washington Capitals have signed forward Riley Sutter to a three-year entry-level contract with a cap hit of $817,500, the team announced on Saturday.

Sutter, 18, was selected by the Capitals in the third round (93rd overall) of the 2018 NHL draft and was the 45th ranked North American prospect.

In 68 games last season with the Everett Silvertips of the WHL, Sutter scored 25 goals, 17 assists for 53 points while adding nine goals, 10 assists for 19 points in 21 playoff games.

The Calgary Alta., native is also the son of former NHLer Ron Sutter and the nephew of Darryl and Brent Sutter.

September 29, 2018

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Riley Sutter
Right Wing
AGE: 18
LENGTH:
3 Years
CONTRACT TYPE:
Entry-Level Deal
SALARY CAP HIT:
$817,500
TOTAL:
$2,452,500

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