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Capitals Sign Martin Fehervary

The Capitals selected Fehervary in the second round, 46th-overall, in the 2018 NHL Draft.

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals have signed defenseman Martin Fehervary to a three-year entry-level contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.

The Capitals selected Fehervary in the second round, 46th-overall, in the 2018 NHL Draft.

 Video: Martin Fehervary | NHL Draft

Fehervary, 18, was ranked sixth overall among European defensemen by NHL Central Scouting. The 6'2", 194-pound defenseman registered seven points (1g, 6 assists) in 42 games with IK Oskarshamn in HockeyAllsvenskan (SWE-2) last season. The Bratislava, Slovakia, native also participated in one game for HV71 in the Swedish Hockey League. Additionally, in the 2016-17 season, Fehervary played in 32 games for the Malmo Redhawks U-20 team in the SuperElit League in Sweden, recording four goals and five assists, the most goals by a defenseman in the SuperElite League that season. Fehervary has represented Slovakia in the Under-20 World Junior Championship in each of the last two years and was named a top-3 player on his team in 2017.

Fehervary is expected to report to HV71 for the 2018-19 season.

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