Capitals Sign Right Wing Dmitry Kugryshev
Kugryshev (koo-GRIH-shev), 20, is a 6’0”, 185-pound native of Balakovo, Russia, who is in his second season with the Quebec Remparts of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL). He has 83 points (28 goals, 55 assists) in 64 games this season and is Quebec’s leader in points and assists. He is seventh in the QMJHL in points and fourth in the league in assists.
Kugryshev recorded 74 points (34 goals, 40 assists) in 57 games for the Remparts last season. He participated in the Capitals’ development camp last summer as well as the team’s rookie and training camps in September.
Position: Right Wing
Height: 6’0” Weight: 185 Shoots: Right
Born: Jan. 18, 1990 (Balakovo, Russia)
Drafted: Capitals’ second-round choice, 58th overall, in the 2008 Entry Draft