Breaking down the Alex Limoges re-signing

The Washington Capitals not only added to their Hershey Bears prospect pool but also inked a Winchester, VA native
Alex Limoges, Hershey Bears
Alex Limoges, Hershey Bears / Travis Boyd/Special to the Daily News /

The Washington Capitals have re-signed forward Alex Limoges to a one year, two way contract worth $775,000/$300,000 the team announced today. The 26 year old recorded 51 points in 62 games with the Hershey Bears last season ranking second and third in goals. The six foot one, 201 pound forward established single season career highs in goals, game winning goals with six and a plus/minus of +17 in his fourth AHL season.

He added 13 points with four goals and nine assists in 20 Calder Cup playoff games en route to the Bears' second straight Calder Cup which included four assists in the final two games of the Calder Cup Finals against the Coachella Valley Firebirds.

During the 2022-23 season he led the Manitoba Moose of the AHL in scoring with 54 points with 20 goals and 34 assists in 63 games. He registered 12 penalty minutes that season season which was tied for the second fewest among AHL skaters with 54 or more points.

Limoges played college hockey at Penn State University for four years serving as team captain in 2020-21. He recorded 22 points with 10 goals and 12 assists in his final season at Penn State and was named Big 10 honorable mention as well as a finalist for the Senior class award which is presented annually to an individual who excels on the field, in the community and in the classroom all while having strong leadership qualities.

During the 2018-19 season he tied for first in the NCAA in scoring with 50 points in 39 games with 23 goals and 27 assists. Limoges finished his college career with nearly a point per game rate of 0.98 while recording 125 points in 128 games with 51 goals in 128 games. In addition, the Caps noted that he's an alumni of the Washington Little Caps program playing for 16U AAA, 14U AAA and 13 UAAA teams.

In other news we are 100 days away from Opening Night on Oct. 12 when the Capitals host the New Jersey Devils as the Caps kick off their 50th anniversary season. While practice was closed to the public today we hope you and yours have a good 4th of July.