Just when you thought they might have been done with signings today, the Caps had one more to spring on fans, signing left winger Brendan Leipsic to a one-year deal on Monday afternoon.
Word on Leipsic's deal with the #Caps: it's a one-way, one-year deal for $700K. Leipsic and Hathaway certainly give the team's fourth line a fresh new look, flanking Nic Dowd.— Mike Vogel (@VogsCaps) July 1, 2019
Washington will be Leipsic’s fifth club in the NHL, having previous stops in Toronto, Vegas, Vancouver, and Los Angeles, where he finished last season after being claimed on waivers from the Canucks in December 2018.
In three NHL seasons, Leipsic has appeared in 126 regular season games, posting 13 goals and 48 points to go with a minus-19 rating. He was a third round pick (89th overall) by the Nashville Predators in the 2012 Entry Draft.
To get a glimpse into how Leipsic thinks about the game, take a look at this conversation he had with Canucks TV last year in which he discusses what it means to play “the right way”: