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NHL Free Agency 2020: Henrik Lundqvist Signs with Washington Capitals

After playing 887 regular season games with the New York Rangers Henrik Lundqvist has signed with the Washington Capitals, which will keep him in the Metropolitan Division.

Lundqvist will share the goal crease in Washington with emerging starter Ilya Samsonov. In 2019-20, Samsonov, 23, started 22 games for the Capitals as a rookie, posting a .913 save percentage and a 2.55 GAA. Braden Holtby, who is now an unrestricted free agent, started 47 games and finished the 2019-20 campaign — his 10th in Washington — with an .