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Caps sign Andre Burakovsky


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Updated: 9/04/2013 10:25 am Published: 9/04/2013 10:25 am


Arlington, VA (Sports Network) - The Washington Capitals signed forward Andre Burakovsky to a three-year, entry-level contract on Wednesday.

The Capitals selected Burakovsky with the 23rd overall pick in the 2013 NHL Draft.

The 18-year-old Burakovsky had four goals and seven assists in 43 games with Malmo of the Swedish League last season.

Burakovsky, son of former NHL player Robert Burakovsky, is expected to play for the Erie Otters of the Ontario Hockey League for the upcoming campaign.


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