Capitals Prospects Bear Hughes And Henrik Rybinski Score Back-To-Back Goals In Head-To-Head Showdown

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Washington Capitals center prospects Bear Hughes and Henrik Rybinski went head-to-head in WHL action last night as the Spokane Chiefs visited the Seattle Thunderbirds in Seattle. It was a good night for the Capitals’ prospects and future Hershey Bears teammates, as each recorded a goal and an assist in the game.

Seattle Thunderbirds’ Henrik Rybinski struck first to stretch Seattle’s lead to 3-0.

Bear Hughes would answer Rybinski’s tally scoring the very next goal in the game.

Both prospects had a goal and an assist in the game. Seattle would take the win 6-2.

For the season, Hughes has 24 goals and 42 assists in 62 games played so far this season. The Capital of the Chiefs has shot the puck 171 times for a 14.0% shooting percentage.

Rybinski, who signed with the Capitals as a free agent on March 1 and missed most of the month of March with an injury, has 21 goals and 42 assists in 63 games played so far this season. He’s shot the puck 143 times for a 14.6% shooting percentage.

Both centers are serious contenders for a roster spot in Hershey this fall.

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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4 Responses to Capitals Prospects Bear Hughes And Henrik Rybinski Score Back-To-Back Goals In Head-To-Head Showdown

  1. Anonymous says:

    Forwards with scoring ability? This right down my alley anybody with top 6 potential that could step into Ov or Oshie, Mantha shoes in 3-5 years.. sign me up..

  2. Jon Sorensen says:

    Two impressive kids, Hughes (drafted) Rybinski, Undrafted. Rybinski’s game turned a corner when he was moved to center.

  3. redLitYogi says:

    I’ve been thinking Rybinski could prove to be a find. We’ll see.

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