Capitals sign Maillet

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The Washington Capitals have signed forward Philippe Maillet to a two-year, two-way contract.

Maillet, 26, scored 16 goals and added a team-leading 38 assists for 54 points in 68 games with the AHL’s Ontario Reign in 2018-19.

In 140 career AHL contests, all with Ontario, Maillet has recorded 36 goals and 58 assists for 94 points.

A native of Lachenaie, Que., Maillet played four seasons of junior hockey in the QMJHL and four seasons at the University of New Brunswick before joining the Reign on Mar. 27, 2017.