The Washington Capitals have signed right wing Garnet Hathaway to a four-year, $6 million contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. Hathaway's contract will carry an average annual value of $1.5 million.
Hathaway, 27, recorded 19 points (11g, 8a) in 76 games with the Calgary Flames last season, setting career highs in goals and points. The 6'2", 210-pound forward ranked third on Calgary in goals for percentage (62.79 percent) at five-on-five among forwards with at least 50 games played. Additionally, the Kennebunkport, Maine, native ranked fourth among forwards in penalty kill time on ice per game (1:42) and scored two shorthanded goals. Hathaway led the Flames in hits (200), tied for 26th in the NHL, and ranked third among Calgary forwards in blocked shots (36).
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In 175 career games with Calgary, Hathaway has recorded 40 points (16g, 24a).
Hathaway also played in 173 games between the Abbotsford/Stockton Heat of the American Hockey League (AHL), recording 96 points (46g, 50a).
Hathaway was an undrafted free agent out of Brown University when he signed with Calgary on April 13, 2015. In 121 games at Brown, Hathaway recorded 58 points (20g, 38a) and served as an alternate captain during his junior and senior seasons.