Tuesday afternoon, more than two weeks after the first day of free agency came and went, Jakub Vrana finally re-signed with the Washington Capitals.
The reaction was swift. The Capitals were excited, fans are excited, and Jake was excited too.
“Proud to be part of the organization @capitals for 2 more years,” Vrana shared on Instagram. “love ya caps fam”
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The feelings are mutual.
Tom Wilson, Michal Kempny, Christian Djoos, and Devante Smith-Pelly all had liked Vrana’s Instagram post as of 5:20pm.
Vrana’s deal will pay him $3.35 million per season and keep him under contract through the 2020-21 season.
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