The Washington Capitals re-signed defenseman Cameron Schilling yesterday to a one-year, two-contract. Schilling played in two games for the Caps last season and will provide depth to the Capitals AHL team the Hershey Bears. It is likely that Schilling will get some action for the Caps if they have some injuries on defense.
Here is the Capitals press release.
CAPITALS RE-SIGN CAMERON SCHILLINGPosted on September 09, 2014 by Caps PR
ARLINGTON, VA. – The Washington Capitals have re-signed defenseman Cameron Schilling to a one-year, two-way contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.
Schilling, 25, has played in two NHL games with the Capitals. The Carmel, Ind., native made his NHL/Capitals debut on March 12, 2013, against Carolina and logged 17:45 of ice time on March 6, 2014, at Boston. Schilling registered 16 points (three goals, 13 assists) and 89 penalty minutes in 70 games with the Hershey Bears (AHL) last season, ranking fourth on the team in penalty minutes and third among Bears defensemen in assists. In 147 career AHL games, Schilling has collected 32 points (10 goals, 22 assists) and 164 penalty minutes.
Schilling played in 144 games during his four-year career with Miami University, collecting 57 points (eight goals, 49 assists) and 155 penalty minutes. The 6’2”, 204-pound blueliner was a member of two NCAA All-Regional Teams (2008, 2010) and helped Miami win the 2010-11 CCHA Championship. Schilling was originally signed by Washington as an undrafted free agent on March 27, 2012.