Derek Roy signed with SC Bern of the Swiss National League A on Saturday, Jim Matheson of the Edmonton Journal reports. Roy performed quite well during the preseason while on a professional tryout contract with the Capitals, but was ultimately unable to secure a spot on the team's 23-man roster. Rather than wait for another potential offer from an NHL club at some point during the regular season, the 32-year-old forward will head overseas to play with SC Bern of the Swiss National League A. Roy's time in the NHL has likely come to an end.
Derek Roy was released from the Capitals Monday.
Derek Roy scored a power-play assist during Washington's 3-1 win over the Islanders on Monday.
Derek Roy signed a professional tryout contract with the Capitals on Monday.
Derek Roy tallied a power-play assist and the game-tying goal (at the time) in Thursday's 6-4 loss to Pittsburgh.
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