Capitals Prospect Shane Gersich Dazzles with Spin’o’rama Overtime Goal


Washington Capitals prospect Shane Gersich has been heating up in his play for the University of North Dakota.  

Gersich, a 5th-round draft pick (134th overall) by the Capitals in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, lit the lamp in dazzling fashion on Friday night.


The goal came in overtime against the University of Denver on Friday night. This was Gersich’s 5th goal of the season, in ten games played so far. Here are all the angles:

The No. 6 ranked University of North Dakota Fighting Hawks men’s hockey team skated to a 1-1 tie with No. 2 Denver on Friday night at Ralph Engelstad Arena. UND earned the extra point as Shane Gersich scored an incredible backhand goal in the 3×3 overtime session. The goal as seen from the stands:

Gersich, a 20-year-old sophomore from Chaska, Minnesota, will become an Unrestricted Free Agent in 2018 unless he is signed by the Capitals.

By Jon Sorensen

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His interest in the Caps has grown over the decades and included time as a season ticket holder. He has been a journalist covering the team for 10+ years, primarily focusing on analysis, analytics and prospect development.
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