Capitals Sign Zach Sanford


The Washington Capitals have signed center Zach Sanford to a three-year, entry-level contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. 

As Nova Caps reported yesterday, word started to spread on Sunday night that Zach Sanford had notified Boston College that he would be turning pro, and not returning to the university.


From the Capitals official media release:
Sanford, 21, registered 39 points (13 goals, 26 assists) in 41 games with Boston College (NCAA) in 2015-16. The 6’4”, 191-pound center led the team in assists, ranked third in points and fifth in goals. In addition, Sanford was second on the team in plus/minus (27) and tallied 44 penalty minutes during the 2015-16 season.


The Salem, Mass., native registered 63 points (22 goals, 43 assists) in 79 career games with Boston College. Sanford was drafted by the Capitals in the second round, 61st overall, in the 2013 NHL Draft.

By Jon Sorensen

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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8 Responses to Capitals Sign Zach Sanford

  1. jonmsorensen says:

    Welcome Zach!

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