Déjà vu – Stephenson’s New Contract is Mirror Image of Copley’s

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HERSHEY, PA – In a release, the Washington Capitals announced that they have re-signed center Chandler Stephenson to a two-year, 1.3 million dollar contract. Like Pheonix Copley’s deal, the first year will be a two-way deal and the second year will be a one-way deal.

Stephenson is no stranger to Caps fans, having played in 13 games this past two seasons. The 6’0″ native of Saskatoon, Saskatchewan is well-known and loved by Hershey Bears fans as he has appeared in 174  regular season games since his arrival at the end of the 2013-2014 season. Additionally, he’s appeared in 36 playoff games for Hershey. To date, he has recorded a total of 30 goals and 67 assists.

Selected in the 3rd round (#77 overall) by the Capitals in the 2012 Entry Draft, Stephenson played four seasons with the Regina Pats of the WHL. He enjoyed a highly successful 2013-2014 season where he recorded a season-high 89 points (30G, 59A).

Previous Articles on NoVa Caps about Stephenson
The Cardiac Kids Get It Done in Toronto as Stephenson Scores with 8.5 Seconds Left
Stephenson’s 5-point week
Stephenson’s four-point week (Week 9 summary)

By Julie Beidler

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About Julie Beidler

I teach 11th grade English. I currently serve as the Secretary for the Central PA Sports Hall of Fame and am a PIAA Track/Cross Country and Volleyball official. In my free time, I also freelance for The Lebanon Daily News and cover the Hershey Bears for https://novacapsfans.com/ providing pictures, videos, interviews and stories on the future Washington Capitals.
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