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Washington Capitals sign defenseman Vincent Iorio to 3-year, $2.6M deal

Sep 29, 2021; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; New Jersey Devils left wing Nolan Foote (25) skates with the puck as Washington Capitals defenseman Vincent Iorio (28) defends during the first period at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports
Sep 29, 2021; Washington, District of Columbia, USA; New Jersey Devils left wing Nolan Foote (25) skates with the puck as Washington Capitals defenseman Vincent Iorio (28) defends during the first period at Capital One Arena. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

The Washington Capitals signed defenseman Vincent Iorio to a three-year, $2.6 million entry-level contract.

The deal announced Monday by general manager Brian MacLellan carries an average annual value of $875,833.

Iorio, 18, was a second-round pick by the Capitals in the 2021 NHL Draft.

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The British Columbia native played in one preseason game on Sept. 29 against the New Jersey Devils before being assigned to the WHL’s Brandon Wheat Kings.

–Field Level Media