The Washington Capitals have signed Daniel Carr to a one-year, two-way contract ($700,000/$415,000), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced recently. Carr is currently playing for HC Lugano of the Swiss Hockey League (SHL) and will remain with the team until the commencement of the Capitals’ 2020-21 training camp.
Carr, 28, played in 11 games with the Nashville Predators last season, scoring one goal. In addition, he recorded 50 points (23g, 27a) in 47 games with the Milwaukee Admirals of the American Hockey League (AHL) , tying for 10th in the AHL in points. The 6’0″, 191-pound forward led the Admirals in goals – despite ranking seventh on the team in power play goals (4) – and tied for the team lead in game-winning goals (6).
In 238 career AHL games with the Hamilton Bulldogs, the St. John’s IceCaps, the Laval Rocket, the Chicago Wolves and Milwaukee, Carr has 211 points (104g, 107a).
Carr has appeared in at least six NHL games in each of the last five seasons between the Montreal Canadiens, the Vegas Golden Knights and Nashville. Carr recorded a career high 16 points (6g, 10a) in 38 games with the Canadiens in the 2017-18 season. In 111 career NHL games, Carr has 36 points (16g, 20a).
With HC Lugano in the SHL this season, Carr has three points (2g, 1a) in four games.
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