Washington Capitals sign free-agent G Dan Ellis

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — Free-agent goalie Dan Ellis signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Washington Capitals.

The team announced the deal Saturday.

The 35-year-old Ellis went 4-3-1 with a 2.35 goals-against average in eight games with the Florida Panthers last season.

He has played in a total of 212 NHL games with six clubs, including Nashville under current Capitals coach Barry Trotz.

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