Capitals Sign First-Round Draft Pick Connor McMichael

Posted July 12, 2019

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The Caps officially signed 18-year-old forward Connor McMichael, 2019’s 25th-overall draft pick, to a three-year entry level contract, paying him average annual salary of $832,500 and will include a $92,500 signing bonus each year.

“Excited to sign my first NHL contract with the @capitals.  Thank you to everyone who has helped along the way! Let’s go Caps!” he wrote on Instagram.

McMichael is a native of Ajax, Ont., and spent last season with Dale Hunter’s London Knights of the Ontario Hockey League. McMichael scored 72 points (36g, 36a) in 67 games.

McMichael was selected to Canada’s 2019 National Junior Team Sport Chek Summer Development Camp on July 8. McMichael has previously represented Canada at the 2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, skating for Canada White, where he recorded four points in six games.

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