ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have signed forward Jacob Micflikier to a one-year contract, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.
Micflikier, 27, recorded 61 points (29 goals, 32 assists) and 80 penalty minutes in 78 games last season with the Charlotte Checkers of the American Hockey League (AHL). The Winnipeg, Manitoba, native finished second on the team in goals and third in points. In addition, Micflikier appeared in 14 playoff games, collecting three points and six penalty minutes. In 193 career AHL games with Springfield, Rochester, Albany and Charlotte, Micflikier has registered 126 points (55 goals, 71 assists) and 126 penalty minutes.
The 5’8”, 180-pound forward has played 55 career ECHL games with Stockton and Florida, recording 93 points (29 goals, 64 assists) and 65 penalty minutes. In 12 career Kelly Cup playoff games with Stockton and Florida, he collected 17 points (six goals, 11 assists) and 18 penalty minutes.
Micflikier played four seasons at the University of New Hampshire, registering 150 points (58 goals, 92 assists) and 157 penalty minutes in 154 career games. Micflikier, who was named as an assistant captain in his senior year, helped UNH win the 2007 Hockey East regular season title. In his junior season, he was named UNH’s Most Valuable Player and led the team in scoring with 42 points (16 goals, 26 assists). Micflikier currently ranks 24th on the all-time scoring list at UNH.