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The Caps announced Thursday afternoon that they have signed depth forward Zach Sill to a two-year, two-way contract. Sill played 10 games with the Capitals last season after being called up from the Caps’ AHL affiliate Hershey Bears.
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ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-signed forward Zach Sill to a two-year, two-way contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.
Sill, 28, scored one goal in 10 games with the Capitals last season. The 6’1”, 202-pound forward scored his first Capitals goal on Jan. 10 against Ottawa and made his Washington debut on Dec. 30 against Buffalo. Sill has earned five points (two goals, three assists) in 93 career NHL games with Pittsburgh, Toronto and Washington.
The Truro, Nova Scotia, native earned 22 points (nine goals, 13 assists) in 63 games with the Hershey Bears (AHL) in 2015-16. He served as alternate captain with the Bears last season and helped lead the team to the 2016 Calder Cup Finals. Sill earned 10 points (six goals, four assists) in 21 Calder Cup playoff games with Hershey in 2016 and ranked tied for second on the team in goals and fifth in points during the playoffs. Sill earned three points (one goal, two assists) and scored the game-winning goal in Game 5 of the second round against Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on May 11 and scored two goals, including the game-winning goal, in Game 5 of the Eastern Conference finals against Toronto on May 25. Sill has earned 95 points (42 goals, 53 assists) in 340 career AHL games with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and Hershey.
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