Washington Capitals sign free-agent G Dan Ellis

Published Jul. 4, 2015 12:43 p.m. EDT

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) Free-agent goalie Dan Ellis signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Washington Capitals.

The team announced the deal Saturday.

The 35-year-old Ellis went 4-3-1 with a 2.35 goals-against average in eight games with the Florida Panthers last season.

He has played in a total of 212 NHL games with six clubs, including Nashville under current Capitals coach Barry Trotz.