Caps add depth by signing Smith-Pelly to two-way contract

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After trading away Marcus Johansson on Sunday evening, the Washington Capitals have added some depth to their group of forwards.

The Capitals signed Devante Smith-Pelly to a one-year, two-way contract. If he sticks in the NHL, he’ll earn $650,000.

He was able to hit the free-agent market after being bought out by the Devils last week.

After being traded from Montreal to New Jersey during the 2015-16 season, he racked up 13 points in 18 games. Unfortunately for Smith-Pelly, he wasn’t able to keep that up last season, as he had just nine points in 53 contests.

The 25-year-old was originally selected by Anaheim in the second round of the 2010 NHL Entry Draft.

The Caps become Smith-Pelly’s fourth team in the last four seasons.