Capitals Sign Forward Zach Sill to a one-year Deal


Caps are finalizing a one-year, two-way deal with F Zach Sill. Sill logged his first full NHL season in 2014-15 — 63 games between Pittsburgh and Toronto. Went over in the Winnik trade.  Orpik on Sill: ‘He’s an awesome kid. A tough guy, great team guy.”  (Alex Prewitt/WaPo)  The deal is most likely a move to bolster the AHL experience in Hershey.

From he Truro Daily News
Sill will rejoin several old teammates from his days with the Penguins organization as well as his former Wilkes-Barre/Scranton coach, Todd Reirden, who is currently an assistant coach with the Capitals.

“They came with an offer and it was a good one,” Sill said. “I think there’s a good chance I can play there and they have a good strong team. I think it’s a good situation to go into.”

Sill and Wilson went toe-to-toe last season on Jan 28, 2015, at the Verizon Center .

Pittsburgh Penguins Zach Sill mic’d up during the game vs Toronto Maple Leafs on December 16th 2013.

Zach Sill on Twitter: @TheOleC11

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His interest in the Caps has grown over the decades and included time as a season ticket holder. He has been a journalist covering the team for 10+ years, primarily focusing on analysis, analytics and prospect development.
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