The Washington Capitals have signed defenseman Tobias Geisser to a three-year entry-level contract beginning in the 2018-19 season, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. Geisser's contract will carry an average annual value of $867,000.

The Capitals selected Geisser in the fourth round, 120th-overall, in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.

Geisser, 19, recorded six points (2g, 4a) in 38 games with EV Zug in the National League (Swiss) this season. Geisser also represented Switzerland in the 2018 World Junior Championship, skating in five games. Geisser was named a top-three player on Switzerland during the tournament.