CapFriendly is reporting that the Washington Capitals have prolonged defensive prospect Bobby Nardella. The 2 sides have agreed on a two-year extension that may maintain the 25-year-old beneath contract via 2022-23.
The contract carries the minimal NHL wage of $750K and is two-way this coming season, at $110K within the minors, earlier than transitioning to one-way in 12 months two.
Bobby Nardella #Caps 2 12 months contract extension $750k cap hit
Nardella, additionally signed by Capitals scout Danny Brooks, noticed the COVID shutdown coming and signed for a full season with Djurgarden within the Swedish Hockey League. He thrived on the workforce, main all skaters in factors, driving Djurgarden’s energy play and offering management by the top of the season.
Bobby Nardella (@Capitals) is bound having himself a time within the SHL. One other two assists for Nardella in @DIFHockeyse motion.@NDHockey alumni.https://t.co/sMPUevRCqN pic.twitter.com/VRCJ8psJUy
— EP Rinkside (@EPRinkside) January 8, 2021
Nardella recorded 33 factors in 47 video games this 12 months in simply his second skilled season. He led Djurgardens in scoring and completed within the prime 5 amongst SHL defenseman.
Bobby Nardella med sitt första SHL-mål! @DIFHockeyse #twittpuck #shl pic.twitter.com/NlABJLolpP
— C Extra Sport (@cmoresport) December 5, 2020
The one draw back for his improvement 12 months was a knee harm he sustained in direction of the top of the season. The MRI’s have come again damaging, however it was determined that Nardella not be part of the Bears for added video games on the finish of the season.
Bobby Nardella together with his 4th aim of the season tonight. He performed a sport excessive 23:34. Nardella now has 2g, 3a in final 5 video games. He now has 4g, 14a in 25 video games for Djurgarden. #ALLCAPS #CapsProspect pic.twitter.com/d3yM4CMo7W
— Jon Sorensen (@jon_m_sorensen) January 13, 2021
Nardella’s measurement will all the time be a priority on the NHL degree, however his shot and scoring capabilities might offset that. He’ll get a glance by the Capitals sooner or later within the coming season.
By Jon Sorensen
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About Jon Sorensen
Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first sport on the Capital Centre in 1974. His ardour for the Caps has grown over the a long time, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and group organizer, and most not too long ago led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Civil Engineering at Previous Dominion College, and is a Techniques Engineer throughout intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals behavior.