Mercyhurst goalie Carlson one and done, signs with Washington

The Washington Capitals announced Monday that they have signed goaltender Adam Carlson to a two-year, entry-level contract.

Carlson posted a 7-7-3 record with Mercyhurst this season with a 2.85 GAA and a .919 save percentage and will give up his final three years of NCAA eligibility.

For the rest of the 2015-16 season, Carlson will join the AHL’s Hershey Bears on a tryout agreement.