Arlington, VA (Sports Network) - The Washington Capitals signed free agent
defenseman Tyson Strachan to a one-year, two-way contract on Monday.
Strachan owns 120 games of NHL experience and played in a career-high 38
contests for the Florida Panthers last season, registering four assists and 40
penalty minutes. The 28-year-old has one goal, 12 assists and 127 penalty
minutes over parts of five seasons with the Panthers and St. Louis Blues.
The Capitals also reached agreements with forward Matt Watkins and goaltender
David Leggio on one-year, two-way deals. Watkins spent all of last season with
the New York Islanders' AHL affiliate in Bridgeport, with Leggio a member of
the Buffalo Sabres' organization in 2012-13.
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