Category Archives: Propsects

Bear Hughes Scores First Career WHL Hat Trick, Six-Point Game Against Tri-City Americans

Photo: Larry Burnt/Coeurd’alene It had been a relatively quiet month of March for Washington Capitals forward prospect Cassius “Bear” Hughes. After posting back-to-back two-goal games to close-out an otherwise quiet month of February, the Spokane Chiefs’ captain went goalless in the … Continue reading

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Vincent Iorio Scores Two Goals And Adds Three Assists In First Career 5-Point Game

Brandon Wheat Kings defenseman Vincent Iorio, the Washington Capitals second round draft pick in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft (55th overall), scored two power-play goals and added three assists against the Regina Pats on Friday night. In doing so he … Continue reading

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Bogdan Trineyev Cut From Russia’s National Junior Team

This past weekend we found out that Washington Capitals prospects Hendrix Lapierre and Vincent Iorio didn’t make Canada’s National Junior team, but Oskar Magnusson did make Sweden’s National Junior team.

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Washington Capitals Prospect Report – November, 2021: Joe Snively And Bear Hughes Continue To Surge

Welcome to the second installment of NoVa Caps’ Washington Capitals Monthly Prospects Report for the 2021-2022 season. This report summarizes activities for each of the Capitals’ prospects for the month of November, 2021.  

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Capitals Forward Prospect Oskar Magnusson Takes One Step Down In Hopes Of Taking Two Steps Forward

Washington Capitals prospect Oskar Magnusson scored points for Malmö’s U20 team, but he never really got the chance to show himself in the Swedish Hockey League (SHL). As a result, he applied to AIK in the HockeyAllsvenskan league in search … Continue reading

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Hendrix Lapierre Still Processing Time In Washington, But Realizes He Now Needs To Focus On Acadie-Bathurst

According to him, he’s yet to fully return to earth. In fact, he’s still processing the start to his 2021-22 season. Washington Capitals forward prospect Hendrix Lapierre has been in Acadie-Bathurst for about two weeks now, but his the time … Continue reading

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Homegrown Hot Streak: Capitals Prospect Joe Snively Scores Two Goals, Records One Assist in Hershey Bears’ Shootout Win

Screen cap: AHL TV After scoring a hat trick in a game against the Springfield Thunderbirds on Sunday, Hershey Bears forward and Herndon, Virginia native Joe Snively notched two more goals and picked up an assist in a 5-4 victory … Continue reading

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Axel Jonsson-Fjallby on Being Re-Claimed by Capitals: “Washington Is The Team That Drafted Me And It’s Fun To Get A Chance With That Team”

On Monday, Washington Capitals prospect Axel Jonsson-Fjallby spoke to the media following morning skate at Medstar Capitals Iceplex. He expressed his excitement on the high possibility of playing tonight in his first NHL regular-season game against the Buffalo Sabres (7 … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Prospect Aliaksei Protas Makes NHL Debut Against Lightning

Washington Capitals prospect Aliaksei Protas made his NHL debut Monday night as the team clashed with the Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie Arena. The 20-year-old was recalled from the AHL’s Hershey Bears this morning after center Nic Dowd was placed … Continue reading

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After Being Recalled, Aliaksei Protas Ready to “Enjoy Every Moment” With the Capitals

After placing Nic Dowd on the injured reserve list earlier today, the Washington Capitals announced they had recalled 2019 third-round pick Aliaksei Protas from the American Hockey League’s Hershey Bears. Ahead of the Capitals’ game against the Tampa Bay Lightning … Continue reading

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