NHL Rumors: Capitals' Forward Considering Signing Long-Term

Dylan Strome may have finally found a home with the Washington Capitals and sign long-term. He has bounced around a bit in his young career and the former third overall pick has had success in his time with Washington. The Capitals are getting older and have a ton of UFAs in the offseason. Knowing who wants to stay and who wants to test the market could help the team plan for the summer.

Elliotte Friedman reported that Strome may consider signing long-term. With a potential shift in personnel, there will be cap space available and roster spots to fill.

Strome has scored eight goals and 31 points this season and has spent the majority of it in the top-six. He did very well filling in for Nicklas Backstrom and others while the Capitals were dealing with a lot of injuries. Strome is now slotting in on the third line, but a top-six role is very possible in the future.

He started his career in Arizona where he was drafted and found success with the Chicago Blackhawks playing alongside their elite players. He has been streaky in his career but Strome has scored consistently this season. He is on pace for 15 goals and 57 points.

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