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Chase Priskie, WSH 6th round pick in 2016, has informed the Capitals he will NOT be signing with them and will become UFA on Aug. 15. Priskie finished his senior season with Quinnipiac and should be a highly sought after free agent defenceman.
— Bob McKenzie (@TSNBobMcKenzie) April 3, 2019
He was named a top-10 finalist for the Hobey Baker Award, given to the player of the year in the NCAA. Priskie, 23, recorded 17 goals, 39 points, and a +20 rating in 34 games for Quinnipiac this past season. The Capitals selected the defenseman in the sixth-round (177th overall) of the 2016 NHL Draft.
Priskie is currently finishing his senior season at Quinnipiac and has been the team’s captain for the last two seasons. In 154 career games with Quinnipiac, Priskie posted 38 goals, 116 points, and a +40 rating, including a career-high +18 rating this season.
By Harrison Brown