Arlington, VA (Sports Network) - The Washington Capitals have signed forward
Troy Brouwer to a three-year contract extension worth $11 million.
Brouwer, entering the final season of a two-year deal he signed in July 2011
as a free agent, will earn $3.6 million in 2013-14, $3.65 million in 2014-15
and $3.75 million in 2015-16.
The 27-year-old Vancouver native joined the Caps last year after spending five
seasons with Chicago, winning a Stanley Cup title with the Blackhawks in the
spring of 2010.
"We are pleased to sign Troy Brouwer to a contract extension," said Capitals
general manager George McPhee in a statement. "Troy is a physical and
versatile power forward who can play both wings and who has averaged close to
20 goals in the past three seasons. He is a Stanley Cup winner and a great
leader. We are thrilled that he will continue his career in Washington for
many years to come."
Brouwer notched 18 goals and 15 assists in 82 games during his first season in
Washington. He added a pair of goals and two assists in 14 playoff games.
In 320 career NHL games with Chicago and Washington, Brouwer has 67 goals and
69 assists for 136 points.
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