Minnesota Duluth center 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.
Herbert will go to Hershey of the American Hockey League.