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Capitals Sign Brandon Segal

by Staff Writer / Washington Capitals

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have signed forward Brandon Segal to a one-year, two-way contract, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.

Segal, 30, recorded 44 points (24 goals, 20 assists) and 82 penalty minutes in 73 games last season with Connecticut of the American Hockey League (AHL). He led the team in goal scoring and tied for the team lead with four game-winning goals. A native of Richmond, British Columbia, Segal also skated in one game for the New York Rangers, registering two penalty minutes.

Segal has recorded 22 points (11 goals, 11 assists) and 85 penalty minutes in 103 career NHL games with Tampa Bay, Los Angeles, Dallas and the New York Rangers. The 6-2, 215-pound forward has also skated in a total of 589 American Hockey League games with Connecticut, Norfolk, Rockford, Texas, Manchester, Portland and Milwaukee, and has amassed 288 points (149 goals, 139 assists). He was a two-time Calder Cup finalist with Milwaukee, winning the championship with the Admirals in 2004. Segal was also a member of the Canadian All-Star squad in the 2009 AHL All-Star Classic.

Segal was originally selected by the Nashville Predators in the fourth round (102nd overall) of the 2002 NHL Entry Draft.

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