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Capitals Sign Defense Viktor Dovgan

by Staff Writer / Washington Capitals
Seventh-round pick from 2005 draft plays for South Carolina in ECHL

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Capitals have signed defenseman Viktor Dovgan to a three-year entry-level contract, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.
Dovgan, 19, was the Capitals’ seventh-round choice, 209th overall, in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. He is currently skating for Washington’s ECHL affiliate, the South Carolina Stingrays, recording one goal and one assist (two points), a +1 rating and 39 penalty minutes in 22 games this season. A 6’1”, 205-pound native of Moscow, Dovgan will turn 20 on Feb. 27.
Viktor Dovgan
Position: Defense
Born: Feb. 27, 1987 (Moscow, Russia)
Height: 6’1”    Weight: 205                Shoots: Left
Drafted: Capitals’ seventh-round choice, 209th overall, in the 2005 Entry Draft
                                                                         Regular Season                                          Playoffs
Year       Team                      League        GP      G      A    Pts    PIM          GP      G      A    Pts PIM
2005-06  CSKA 2                  Russia-3                              STATISTICS NOT AVAILABLE
               Samara                    Russia-2          8       1       2       3        20             3       0       1       1       4
2006-07  South Carolina        ECHL           22       1       1       2        39              -        -        -        -        -
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