Capitals Sign Parascak

Former Edge School student-athlete Terik Parascak has signed his NHL Entry Level contract with the Washington Capitals.

The Capitals took the Prince George Cougars forward 17th overall at the 2024 NHL Draft.

During the 2023/24 WHL season, Parascak led all WHL rookies with 43 goals and 105 points while being named a WHL (BC Division) Second Team All-Star. His 105 points were eighth most among skaters while his 43 goals were ninth.

Prior to his team in the WHL, Parascak spent four seasons in the CSSHL with Edge School. The Lethbridge, AB forward joined Edge for the 2019/20 U15 season, finishing second on his team with 41 points in 29 games. The following U15 Prep COVID-19 shortened season he would tally five points in six games.

In 2021/22 Parascak would lead the CSSHL U16 Prep division with 55 goals and 98 points while being named the CSSHL U16 Prep MVP. The Cougars would select Parascak in the fourth round, 78th overall at the 2021 WHL Draft.

Last season Parascak recorded 34 assists and 66 points in 30 games. He would add 32 goals that season, setting the all-time CSSHL record with a career 119 goals, 9 more than Connor Bedard. His 217 career regular season points sit second most all time, behind Edmonton Oilers prospect and Buffalo Sabres first round NHL Draft pick Matthew Savoie.