NHLPA Will Host 11th Annual Rookie Showcase At MedStar Capitals Iceplex on August 25

The National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) will host its 11thannual NHLPA Rookie Showcase Sunday, Aug. 25 at MedStar Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va., with 28 NHL® prospects and rookies scheduled to attend. Alexander Alexeyev will be this year’s representative from the Washington Capitals. The NHLPA, who runs the annual event, tells NoVa Caps the event will not be open to the general public.

Past participants from the Capitals have included Madison Bowey (2015)Jakub Vrana, Riley Barber (2016), and Ilya Samsonov (2018).

FROM NHLPA MEDIA RELEASE

This unique event provides Upper Deck – the official trading card partner of the NHLPA and the NHL – with an opportunity to capture photographs and videos of many of the game’s top young prospects and rookies in their official NHL team uniforms. The content collected will be used for upcoming Upper Deck trading cards, memorabilia products and digital video posts.

2019 NHLPA Rookie Showcase Scheduled Attendees:

The following 28 NHL prospects and rookies are scheduled to be in attendance for the 2019 NHLPA Rookie Showcase:

Alexander Alexeyev (Capitals), Mikey Anderson (Kings), Kasper Bjorkqvist (Penguins), Adam Boqvist(Blackhawks), Jesper Boqvist (Devils), Shane Bowers (Avalanche), Bowen Byram (Avalanche), Kale Clague (Kings), Dylan Cozens (Sabres) Kirby Dach (Blackhawks), Noah Dobson (Islanders), Dante Fabbro(Predators), Joel Farabee (Flyers), Adam Fox (Rangers), Barrett Hayton (Coyotes), Taro Hirose (Red Wings), Jack Hughes (Devils), Quinn Hughes (Canucks), Pierre-Olivier Joseph (Penguins), Vitali Kravtsov (Rangers), Ukko-Pekka Luukkonen (Sabres), Jake Oettinger (Stars), Ryan Poehling (Canadiens), Jason Robertson (Stars), Igor Shesterkin (Rangers), Ty Smith (Devils), Nico Sturm (Wild) and Oliver Wahlstrom(Islanders).

*Please note the player list is subject to change.

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About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
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