The Capitals re-signed Trevor van Riemsdyk to a three-year extension, Washington general manager Brian MacLellan announced Saturday. Here’s what you need to know:

The defenseman’s contract will carry an average annual value of $3 million.

Van Riemsdyk, 31, has notched a career-high 19 points with seven goals and 12 assists across 66 games for Washington this season.

Through 522 career games with Chicago, Carolina and Washington, van Riemsdyk has 108 points (24 goals and 84 assists).