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Tomas Fleischmann Signed By Washington

ARLINGTON, VA. – The Washington Capitals have signed forward Tomas Fleischmann to a one-year contract, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today. In keeping with club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Fleischmann, 26, set career highs in goals (23), assists (28), points (51) and plus/minus (+9) in 2009-10. He finished sixth on the team in goals and seventh in points and ranked sixth in the NHL with a 19.0 shooting percentage. Fleischmann scored 10 of his 23 goals in the first period and scored eight goals in the 10 games that Alex Ovechkin was missing from the lineup. He established offensive career highs despite missing the first 11 games of the season recovering from deep vein thrombosis in his leg.

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Paul's avatar

Tarik El-Bashir says $2.6 million for one year.

Posted by Paul from Motown Area on 07/27/10 at 10:54 PM ET

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Interesting.  A lot of Caps fans I know were kind of 50/50 on him whether or not they wanted him to stay.

Posted by pens fan in baltimore on 07/27/10 at 11:22 PM ET

eric in baltimore's avatar

No the Caps fans are 100% united in wanting this soft tool on the first bus out of town. But he’s BB’s pet. How this guy gets more ice time then Fehr remains a stupifying mystery.

Posted by eric in baltimore from baltimore on 07/28/10 at 12:29 AM ET

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