Capitals Sign Forward Maximilian Kammerer to Three-Year Entry Level Contract

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The Washington Capitals added a new prospect on Wednesday afternoon, inking Maximilian Kammerer to a three-year, two-way entry level contract beginning in the 2018-19 season. The deal carries an average annual value of $870,000. 

FROM THE CAPITALS
The Washington Capitals have signed forward Maximilian Kammerer to a three-year, two-way, entry level contract beginning in the 2018-19 season, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. Kammerer’s contract will carry an average annual value of $870,000.

The Dusseldorf, Germany, native recorded 31 points (6g, 25a) in 52 regular season games with Dusseldorf in the German Hockey League (DEL) this season. The 6’1″, 185-pound forward also appeared in nine games for Germany in international competition and recorded three points (1g, 2a).

Kammerer, 21, finished with 26 points (15g, 11a) in 51 games with Dusseldorf during the 2016-17 season, where he was named DEL Rookie of the Year. In 125 career games in the DEL, Kammerer recorded 61 points (22g, 39a).

Internationally, Kammerer represented Germany in the World Junior Championship twice (2013, 2014) and was named to Germany’s U-20 World Championship three times (2014, 2015 and 2016).

At the junior level, Kammerer played in the WHL with the Regina Pats during the 2013-14 season, finishing with three points (1g, 2a) in 40 games.

By Michael Marzzacco

About Michael Marzzacco

Michael is an avid DC sports fan with a passion for writing. He has followed the Washington Capitals since the 2003-04 season, around the time his enthusiasm for DC teams really began. It was from the days when they had the worst record in the league to when they became the most exciting team in the area. His Dad took him to his first Caps game a couple of years later. One of his favorite memories was being in the stands during the 2015 Winter Classic where Troy Brouwer scored the game-winning goal with 12 seconds left. Michael graduated from Radford University in May 2016, earning a degree in journalism and focusing on sports journalism and broadcasting. His goal is to work in sports media in Washington, D.C.
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4 Responses to Capitals Sign Forward Maximilian Kammerer to Three-Year Entry Level Contract

  1. Diane Doyle says:

    Great information. Confess I had never heard of him — until today.

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