Washington Capitals Sign Standout AHL Forward

The Washington Capitals have re-signed forward Michael Sgarbossa to a two-year, two-way contract.

Sgarbossa's contract will see him earn $750,000 in the NHL and $425,000 in the AHL for the 2021-22 season, and $750,000 in the NHL and $500,000 in the AHL for the 2022-23 season.

The 30-year-old Sgarbossa last appeared in the NHL with the Capitals during the 2021-22 season, contributing two goals and four points with a +3 plus/minus rating.

He also had a strong showing in the AHL with the Hershey Bears, tallying 21 goals and 58 points across 60 games. Sgarbossa's performance in Hershey ranked him among the team leaders in goals per game and points per game.

Having played in the NHL for the Capitals, Anaheim Ducks, Florida Panthers, and Colorado Avalanche, Sgarbossa has accumulated four goals and 16 points over 65 games.

In the AHL, he's accumulated a solid 393 points in 530 games, earning him All-Star honors in two seasons.

The Capitals' decision to re-sign Sgarbossa showcases their belief in his abilities and the value he brings to their organization.

With his versatility and scoring prowess, Sgarbossa will continue to contribute both in the AHL with the Hershey Bears and as a depth option for the Capitals in the NHL. Photo Credit:  James Carey Lauder-USA TODAY Sports