Washington Capitals Prospect Garrett Pilon Signs With Ottawa Senators

The Washington Capitals’ American Hockey League affiliate Hershey Bears captured their 12 Calder Cup championship on the backs of a wave of young prospects looking for a chance to leap to the NHL. On the opening day of NHL free agency, one of those contributors has moved on.

Forward Garrett Pilon, a former third-round pick of the Caps in 2016, signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Ottawa Senators on the opening day of free agency.

Pilon, 25, who recorded 10 (4G, 6A) Points in 20 Games Played in the Bears’ Calder Cup run (including a critical goal in Game 5, spent 259 games in the Chocolate and white, appearing in three games with the Capitals during that time. In those 259 AHL games, Pilon recorded 60 Goals and 156 Points.


By Michael Fleetwood

About Michael Fleetwood

Michael Fleetwood was born into a family of diehard Capitals fans and has been watching games as long as he can remember. He was born the year the Capitals went to their first Stanley Cup Final, and is a diehard Caps fan, the owner of the very FIRST Joe Beninati jersey and since then, has met Joe himself. Michael joined the NoVa Caps team in 2015, and is most proud of the growth of the NoVa Caps community in that time. An avid photographer, Michael resides in VA.
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4 Responses to Washington Capitals Prospect Garrett Pilon Signs With Ottawa Senators

  1. Jeremy says:

    See you later, Peels :'(

  2. Lance says:

    The Caps didn’t give him a chance.

  3. Anonymous says:

    Thanks for everything, Peels. (Hopefully you read this someday). Thanks not only for your hard work and contributions in Hershey, but also for perfect shooting percentage with the Capitals (1 for 1) Good luck north of the border!

  4. dwgie26 says:

    Time for Peels to move on. Still 2 or 3 deep on RW depth. Sutter, Frank both ahead of him. Rybinski younger. Just no room.

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