Capitals sign Wayne Simpson to one-year, two-way contract

Minnesota-Duluth's Mike Connolly, right, dives for the puck as Union's Wayne Simpson shoots during the third period of an East regional semifinal game in the NCAA college hockey tournament in Bridgeport, Conn., on Friday, March 25, 2011. (Fred Beckham/AP)

The Washington Capitals have signed right winger Wayne Simpson to a one-year, two-way contract, the team announced on Tuesday.

The deal is worth $650,000 in the NHL and $140,000 in the AHL.

The 27-year-old Boxborough, Mass., native recorded 49 points in 76 games with the Providence Bruins this past season, setting AHL career highs in points, goals, assists and games played.

July 11, 2017

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Wayne Simpson
LENGTH:
1 Year
CONTRACT TYPE:
Free Agency
SALARY CAP HIT:
$$650,000
TOTAL:
$$650,000

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