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Capitals Sign Center Cody Eakin

Tuesday, 10.20.2009 / 2:02 PM / News
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Capitals Sign Center Cody Eakin
ARLINGTON, Va., – The Washington Capitals have signed center Cody Eakin, their third-round choice in the 2009 Entry Draft, to a three-year entry-level contract, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today. In keeping with club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Eakin, 19, is a 5’11”, 180-pound native of Winnepeg, Manitoba, who is in his fourth season with the Swift Current Broncos of the Western Hockey League (WHL). He has 12 points (nine goals, three assists) in nine games this season, and is Swift Current’s leading goal scorer. He is tied for first in the WHL with five power-play goals and tied for second in the league in overall goals scored.

Eakin recorded 48 points (24 goals, 24 assists) in 54 games for the Broncos last season. He participated in the Capitals’ development camp this summer as well as the team’s rookie and training camps in September.

Cody Eakin
Position: Center
Height: 5’11” Weight: 180 Shoots: Left
Born: May 24, 1991 (Winnepeg, Manitoba)
Drafted: Capitals’ third-round choice, 85th overall, in the 2009 Entry Draft

Regular Season

Playoffs

Year

Team

League

GP

G

A

Pts

PIM

GP

G

A

Pts

PIM

2006-07

Swift Current

WHL

3

0

0

0

0

-

-

-

-

-

2007-08

Swift Current

WHL

55

11

6

17

52

12

3

4

7

6

2008-09

Swift Current

WHL

54

24

24

48

42

7

3

0

3

10

2009-10

Swift Current

WHL

12

9

3

12

19

-

-

-

-

-

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