Smith-Pelly signed a one-year, $1 million contract with the Capitals on Wednesday, NHL Network's Kevin Weekes reports.

The Capitals didn't extend Smith-Pelly a qualifying offer, as the team evidently wasn't comfortable with the idea of going to arbitration with the restricted free agent, but that didn't deter the 26-year-old winger from re-signing with the reigning Stanley Cup champions. Smith-Pelly had a quiet regular season in 2017-18, totaling seven goals and 16 points in 75 contests, but he played a vital role in Washington's postseason run, potting seven more clutch goals and tacking on an assist in 24 games. The 2010 second-round pick will likely continue to be a solid source of secondary scoring for the Capitals next season, but he won't be a desirable option in most fantasy formats due to his lack of offensive upside.

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