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Capitals Sign Eric Fehr

by Staff Writer / Washington Capitals
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have signed right wing Eric Fehr 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.


Fehr, 22, split last season between the Capitals and the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL) after returning from injury. He played 23 games for Washington recording six points (1g-5a) and 11 games for Hershey tallying seven points (3g-4a). He had one goal in five playoff games for the Caps and one goal and three assists in two playoff games for the Bears.

The Winkler, Manitoba, native was the Capitals’ first-round choice, 18th overall, in the 2003 Entry Draft. He has played in 48 career games for Washington, potting three goals and dishing out six assists. He was an integral member of the Hershey club that won the 2006 Calder Cup. In 19 playoff games, he had 11 points (8g-3a) and scored the overtime game-winning goal in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals to lift the Bears to the Calder Cup Finals.

Eric Fehr           
Right Wing
Ht.: 6’4”        Wt.: 212    Shoots: Right
Born: Sept. 7, 1985 (Winkler, Manitoba)
Drafted: Capitals’ first-round choice, 18th overall, in the 2003 Entry Draft

Career Statistics
                Regular Season                                            Playoffs
Year    Team    League    GP    G    A    Pts    PIM    +/-    PP    SH    GW    S    GP    G    A    Pts    PIM
2000-01    Pembina    MMHL    36    45    13    58    30    -    -    -    -    -    -    -    -    -    -
    Brandon    WHL    4    0    0    0    0    -    -    -    -    -    -    -    -    -    -
2001-02    Brandon    WHL    63    11    16    27    29    -    -    -    -    -    12    1    1    2    0
2002-03    Brandon    WHL    70    26    29    55    76    -    -    -    -    -    17    4    8    12    26
2003-04    Brandon    WHL    71    50    34    84    129    -    -    -    -    -    7    5    0    5    16
2004-05    Brandon    WHL    71    59    52    111    91    -    -    -    -    -    24    16    16    32    47
2005-06    CAPITALS    NHL    11    0    0    0    2    E    0    0    0    10    -    -    -    -    -
    Hershey    AHL    70    25    28    53    70    -    -    -    -    -    19    8    3    11    8
2006-07    CAPITALS    NHL    14    2    1    3    8    3    0    0    1    25    -    -    -    -    -
    Hershey    AHL    40    22    19    41    63    -    -    -    -    -    -    -    -    -    -
2007-08    CAPITALS    NHL    23    1    5    6    6    4    0    0    0    40    5    1    0    1    0
    Hershey    AHL    11    3    4    7    4    -    -    -    -    -    2    1    3    4    2
CAPITALS/NHL TOTALS        48    3    6    9    16    7    0    0    1    75    5    1    0    1    0
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