Brett Connolly

Capitals re-sign Carl Hagelin to four-year, $11 million deal

Capitals re-sign Carl Hagelin to four-year, $11 million deal

The Washington Capitals have re-signed winger Carl Hagelin to a four-year, $11 million deal.

Hagelin counts $2.75 million against the salary cap through the 2022-23 season. General manager Brian MacLellan announced the deal Sunday.

Washington acquired Hagelin from Los Angeles before the trade deadline this past season. He scored three goals in 20 regular-season games with the Capitals after scoring just two in 38 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins and Kings.

Hagelin figures to be a lynchpin of the Capitals' third line. The team cleared the necessary salary cap space to re-sign Hagelin and others by trading defenseman Matt Niskanen to...

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