Chris Conner was signed by the Capitals during “Free Agent Frenzy” on July 1st, 2014. He inked a one year $550,000/$250,000 NHL/AHL deal. Conner has previously played for the Penguins, Coyotes, Red Wings and the Stars. He was an undrafted free agent signee of the Dallas Stars on July 13th, 2006. Conners played college hockey in the Western Collegiate Hockey Association for the Michigan Tech Huskies from 2002-2006.
The Washington Capitals signed another player from the Pittsburgh Penguins by signing Chris Conner to a one-year, two-way contract. Conner is a winger and another depth move.
Conner will likely spend a lot of time with the Hershey Bears while playing for the Capitals during emergency situations. Conner scored four goals for the Penguins last season. Conner does have NHL experience but has a low ceiling being an undrafted player.