ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have signed center Zach Sanford to a three-year, entry-level contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.
Sanford, 21, registered 39 points (13 goals, 26 assists) in 41 games with Boston College (NCAA) in 2015-16. The 6’4”, 191-pound center led the team in assists, ranked third in points and fifth in goals. In addition, Sanford was second on the team in plus/minus (27) and tallied 44 penalty minutes during the 2015-16 season.
The Salem, Mass., native registered 63 points (22 goals, 43 assists) in 79 career games with Boston College. Sanford was drafted by the Capitals in the second round, 61st overall, in the 2013 NHL Draft.