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Capitals Sign Andrew Gordon to Entry-Level Contract

by Staff Writer / Washington Capitals
WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 3, 2007 – The Washington Capitals have signed forward Andrew Gordon to a three-year entry-level contract beginning next season, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today. In keeping with club policy, financial terms of the deals were not disclosed.


Gordon, 21, was a seventh-round selection of the Capitals, 197th overall, in the 2004 NHL Entry Draft who recently completed his junior season at St. Cloud State in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA). A 5’11”, 200-pound native of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Gordon led the Huskies in goals each of the past two seasons and was a first-team All-WCHA selection this year. He helped lead St. Cloud State to a second-place finish in the conference and a berth in the NCAA Tournament.

Gordon finished this season with 45 points (22 goals, 23 assists) in 40 games, including 12 power-play goals, which led St. Cloud State and ranked tied for third nationally. He led the team in goals and was second in points, one point behind linemate Andreas Nodl. Gordon led the Huskies in goals (20) and points (40) in 2005-06.

Andrew Gordon
Position: Right wing
Birthday: Dec. 13, 1985 (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
Height: 5’11” • Weight: 200 • Shoots: Right
Drafted: Capitals’ seventh-round choice, 197th overall, in the 2004 Entry Draft

 

Career Statistics:

Regular Season

Playoffs

Year

Team

League

GP

G

A

Pts

PIM

GP

G

A

Pts

PIM

2002-03

Notre Dame

SJHL

58

20

27

47

12

-

-

-

-

-

2003-04

Notre Dame

SJHL

55

20

44

64

12

-

-

-

-

-

2004-05

St. Cloud State

WCHA

38

9

8

17

6

-

-

-

-

-

2005-06

St. Cloud State

WCHA

42

20

20

40

22

-

-

-

-

-

2006-07

St. Cloud State

WCHA

40

22

23

45

16

-

-

-

-

-

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