Terms of the deal were not disclosed by the team for
Highmore, who has recorded career highs in goals (32) and points
(82) through 58 games with the Saint John Sea Dogs of the Quebec
Major Junior Hockey League.
Washington Capitals defensive prospects Lucas Johansen and Colby
Williams and forward Mason Mitchell signed entry-level
Johansen, who inked a three-year deal, will remain with Kelowna
of the Western Hockey League this season. Williams will stay
with Hershey of the American Hockey League after signing a
two-year pact while Mitchell will join the Bears on a
professional tryout after inking a two-year deal.
The New York Rangers recalled forward Pavel Buchnevich from
Hartford of the American Hockey League.
Buchnevich scored in overtime to cap a two-goal, one-assist
performance in a victory over Springfield on Wednesday in his
one game with the Wolf Pack. The 21-year-old Russian has three
goals and two assists in four contests with Hartford this
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