Capitals sign Lindgren to three-year, $3.3M contract

St. Louis Blues goaltender Charlie Lindgren looks on during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the Dallas Stars, Friday, Dec. 17, 2021, in St. Louis. (Arnold J. Ward/AP)

The Washington Capitals signed goaltender Charlie Lindgren to a three-year, $3.3 million contract on Wednesday.

In a full goalie shuffle, the Caps have brought on Lindgren to back up new starter Darcy Kuemper, who also signed in the U.S. capital on the first day of free agency.

Lindgren split the 2021-22 season between the St. Louis Blues and AHL affiliate Springfield Thunderbirds. He had a perfect 5-0-0 record with the Blues with a 1.22 goals-against average and a .958 save percentage.

With the Thunderbirds, Lindgren had a 2.21 goals-against average and a .925 save percentage in 34 games. He also helped his team reach the 2022 Calder Cup Final.

July 13, 2022


Charlie Lindgren

Washington Capitals
3 yrs
Free Agency
$1.1 million
$3.3 million

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