Sports Capitals sign centre Lars Eller to a five-year contract extension

19:56  10 february  2018
19:56  10 february  2018 Source:   Sportsnet

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The Washington Capitals signed forward Evgeny Kuznetsov to an eight- year , .4 million contract extension , the team announced Sunday. They also have John Carlson at .97 million and Lars Eller at . 5 million.

The fit in Washington worked out so well, that Oshie signed an eight- year contract extension worth 2015 Off-season Cumulative Grade: B+. 2016 OFF-SEASON Lars Eller was acquired in a trade with The Capitals signed right wing Devante Smith-Pelly to a one- year contract worth 0,000 this

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Forward Lars Eller won’t be testing the free agent market this summer, as the Washington Capitals signed him to a five-year, $17.5-million extension on Saturday.

Eller’s new deal, which will carry him through the 2022-23 season, carries a $3.5-million cap hit — the same cap hit he currently has on his soon-to-expire contract.

This is Eller’s second season in Washington since being acquired from the Montreal Canadiens via a draft-day trade in 2016. The 28-year-old centreman is currently enjoying his best season yet — his 11 goals and 17 assists have him sitting just two points shy of his career best total.

Eller has registered a total 96 goals and 113 assists for 209 career NHL points in 576 games over the course of nine NHL seasons — six with the Canadiens — since being drafted 13th overall by the St. Louis Blues in 2007.

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