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Albert signed a one-year, two-way contract with Washington on Monday.
After failing to secure a call-up in either the 2014-15 or 2015-16 seasons while with the Jets, Albert spent last season playing overseas with Karpat of the Finnish league. The sixth-round pick from 2007 tallied 12 goals and 12 helpers in 42 outings -- good enough to earn a deal from the Caps. Expect the 28-year-old to start the year in the minors with AHL Hershey