Capitals Re-Sign Left Wing Donald Brashear To One-Year Contract
/ Washington Capitals
ARLINGTON, VA., – The Washington Capitals have re-signed left wing Donald Brashear to a one-year contract, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today. In keeping with club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Brashear, 36, was signed by Washington as a free agent on July 14, 2006. He has appeared in 50 games for the Capitals so far this season, recording six points (three goals, three assists) in his second year with the team. He leads the Caps with 72 penalty minutes.
A 6’3”, 239-pound native of Bedford, Ind., Brashear was signed by Montreal as a free agent on July 28, 1992. In 14 NHL seasons, he has played with four teams: Montreal, Vancouver, Philadelphia and Washington. Brashear has played in 896 career games, recording 82 goals and 116 assists for 198 points. He also has 2,393 career penalty minutes.