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Capitals sign Minnesota Duluth centre Caleb Herbert, 2010 5th-round draft pick

ARLINGTON, Va. – Minnesota Duluth centre Caleb Herbert signed a two-year, entry-level contract with the Washington Capitals.

The team announced the deal Friday.

The 22-year-old Herbert was a fifth-round draft pick in 2010. He spent the past three seasons in college at Minnesota Duluth, leading the team with 31 points and 85 penalty minutes this season.

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Herbert will go to Hershey of the American Hockey League.