The Washington Capitals have signed right wing Dmitry Kugryshev, a second-round choice in the 2008 Entry Draft, to a three-year entry-level contract, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today. In keeping with club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Kugryshev (koo-GRIH-shev), 20, is a 6’0”, 185-pound native of Balakovo, Russia, who is in his second season with the Quebec Remparts of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). He has 83 points (28 goals, 55 assists) in 64 games this season and is Quebec’s leader in points and assists. He is seventh in the QMJHL in points and fourth in the league in assists.
Kugryshev recorded 74 points (34 goals, 40 assists) in 57 games for the Remparts last season. He participated in the Capitals’ development camp last summer as well as the team’s rookie and training camps in September.
Tuesday, March 09, 2010
Caps Sign Dmitry Kugryshev
Caps signed a development player in Dmitry Kugryshev. The right winger had a good camp in the summer and has been playing well in juniors. He was signed to a three year, entry-level contract. Here is the whole press release on the signing per Washington Capitals PR: