Caps acquire Center Mikhail Grabovski

Updated: August 23, 2013

The Washington Capitals have signed center Mikhail Grabovski to a one year deal. Grabovski adds depth at center, a position of need for the Caps since the departure of Mike Ribeiro through free agency.

Grabovski is expected to anchor the second line as centerman. He played last season with Toronto, tallying 9 goals and 16 points in the NHL shortened 48 game season. Grabovski’s best season came in 2010-2011 when he record 58 points, including 29 goals and 29 assists.