29-Year-Old Center – Washington Capitals
Jay Beagle Contract Information:
Signed a three-year extension with the Capitals in July of 2012.
Beagle (upper body) will be activated from IR prior to Wednesday’s game against the Oilers, Alex Prewitt of the Washington Post reports.
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Beagle played in all 48 games last season, notching eight points on two goals and six assists. He will get plenty of playing time in Washington but he has limited fantasy value in most formats.
Beagle has a crack at making the roster this season as he appeared in 31 games with the Capitals last year. With a far deeper team last season he will have way less competition coming into camp in 2011. As an undrafted player he has spent most of his career in the minors but has notched three career goals and two assists in 41 games. Do not expect anything from a fantasy perspective, but he may be a relevant piece to the Caps depth chart this season.
Beagle just signed an extension with Washington during the offseason making him an interesting player going into the season. An undrafted player spent most of his last three years in Hershey, but has made a few appearances in D.C. Look for him to have a roster shot, but he is more than likely a year or so away from playing in the NHL.
Beagle is a 6-1 center who played three games with the Caps last season. He has upside, but will probably start the year in AHL Hershey. With center being a position with not much depth, Beagle may see some time in the NHL again this coming season.