PROSPECTS

NoVa Caps’ prospect team consists of six analysts dedicated to the tracking and evaluation of each and every Washington Capitals prospect.

Located around the globe (Sweden, Eastern Canada, Western Canada, Hershey, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire and Washington, D.C.), our analysts are able develop local relationships, attend more prospect games and provide a greater resolution of analysis and evaluation.

Our prospect analysts also leverage our relationships with regional scouts and local evaluators to supplement our overall analysis.


2020-2021 Season

2020-2021 Pre-season
Five-Year Development Projections For Washington Capitals Prospects
Washington Capitals Sign Daniel Sprong to Two-Year Deal
Washington Capitals Prospect Daniel Sprong Pre-selected For Dutch National Team
Washington Capitals Re-Sign Brian Pinho To Two-Year Deal
Washington Capitals Loan Axel Jonsson-Fjallby to Vasterviks IK 
Washington Capitals Loan Alex Alexeyev to KHL’s Salavat  Yulaev Ufa
Washington Capitals Loan Aliaksei Protas To KHL’s Dinamo Minsk
Washington Capitals Loan Damien Riat and Tobias Geisser to Europe Teams

2019-2020 Pre-season Prospect Rankings
Top 20 Washington Capitals Prospects – 2020 Preseason 

2020 Capitals Summer Training Camp
Final 2020 Playoffs Roster
Brian Pinho Scores Goal, Assist, Leads Team Red to 2-1 Win Over Team Blue
Brian Pinho Primed For Training Camp and New Contract Extension
For Shane Gersich This Capitals Training Camp Will Be Critical For Continuing Capitals Career
Summer Training Camp (Phase 3) Roster Announced


2019-2020 Season

Assessing the Depth of the Washington Capitals Defensive Prospect Pool
Connor McMichael on Mike Vogel’s Breaking The Ice Podcast

2019-2020 Prospect Reviews And Forecasts
Damien Riat
Eric Florchuk
Tobias Geisser
Mitchell Gibson
Aliaksei Protas
Benton Maass
Connor McMichael
Alex Kannok-Leipert
Martin Hugo Has
Kristian Røykås-Marthinsen
Garrett Pilon
Brian Pinho
Bobby Nardella
Vitek Vanecek
Beck Malenstyn
Shane Gersich
Joe Snively
Axel Jonsson-Fjallby
Alex Alexeyev
Connor Hobbs
Martin Fehervary

2019-2020 Mid-Season Reports
Washington Capitals Mid-season Top-20 Prospect Rankings – January, 2020

Weekly Prospect Reports
Week 26 Report (03/09 – 03/15)
Week 25 Report (03/02 – 03/08)
Week 24 Report (02/24 – 03/01)
Week 23 Report (02/17 – 02/23)
Week 22 Report (02/10 – 02/16)
Week 21 Report (02/03 – 02/09)
Week 20 Report (01/27 – 02/02)
Week 19 Report (01/20 – 01/26)
Week 18 Report (01/13 – 01/19)
Week 17 Report (01/06 – 01/12)
Week 16 Report (12/30 – 01/5)
Week 15 Report (12/23 – 12/29)
Week 14 Report (12/16 – 12/22)
Week 13 Report (12/09 – 12/15)
Week 12 Report (12/02 – 12/08)
.Week 11 Report (11/25 – 12/1)
Week 10 Report (11/18 – 11/24)
Week 9 Report (11/11 – 11/17)
Week 8 Report (11/4 – 11/10)
Week 7 Report (10/28 – 11/3)
Week 6 Report (10/21 – 10/27)
Week 5 Report (10/14 – 10/20)
Week 4 Report (10/7 – 10/13)
Week 3 Report (9/30 – 10/6)
Week 2 Report (9/23 – 9/29)
Week 1 Report (9/16 – 9/22)

Monthly Prospect Reports
March – No Report (Play suspended)
February
January
December
November
October

Prospect Interviews
Martin Fehervary
Alexander Alexeyev
Beck Malenstyn
Riley Sutter
Joe Snively
Connor McMichael
Aliaksei Protas
Mitchell Gibson
Riley Sutter

2020 IIHF World Junior Championship
Connor McMichael Scores In Team Canada’s 6-4 Win Over Team USA; Martin Hugo Has, Czech Republic Beat Russia
Martin Hugo Has Records Three Points In Czech Republic’s 4-3 Loss To Germany
Connor McMichael scores in Team Canada’s 6-1 Win Over Team Slovakia in Quarterfinals
Connor McMichael Scores 4th Goal of Tournament, Canada Beats Finland 5-0, Advances to Face Russia
Connor McMichael, Canada Rally To Beat Russia And Win Gold

Stories From The Season
Connor McMichael Named OHL Player Of The Week (09/30/2019)
Connor McMichael Named OHL Player Of The Week (11/04/2019)

2019 Training Camp
2019 Training Camp Roster
Game 1 – Prospect Review – Blackhawks At Capitals (09/16/2019)
Game 2 – Prospect Review – Blues At Capitals (09/18/2019)
Roster Cuts – First Round (09/19/2019)
Roster Cuts – Second Round (09/21/2019)
Roster Cuts – Third Round (09/28/2019)
Capitals waive three players (09/30/2019)

2019 Prospect Tournament
2019 Prospect Tournament Preview – Players to Watch
Washington Capitals Roster and Schedule for 2019 Prospect Tournament
Game 1: Washington Capitals 10, Carolina Hurricanes 3 (09/07/2019)
Game 2: Nashville Predators 3, Washington Capitals 2 (OT) (09/08/2019)
Game 3: Tampa Bay Lightning 7, Washington Capitals 2 (09/10/2019)

2019 Preseason Rankings
Washington Capitals Top-20 Prospects: 2019 Pre-season Rankings

2019 Development Camp
2019 Development Camp Roster
Notes from 2019 Development Camp scrimmage


2018-2019 SEASON

Top 20 Ranking Of Capitals Prospects For 2019 (Pre-Draft and Development Camp)
Hershey Bears Report Cards: Player Grades for the 2018-2019 Season

2018-2019 Prospect Reviews And Forecasts
Benton Maass
Martin Fehervary
Eric Florchuk
Kristian Roykas-Marthinsen
Axel Jonsson-Fjällby
Sebastian Walfridsson
Riley Sutter
Beck Malenstyn
Vitek Vanecek
Brian Pinho
Kody Clark
Garrett Pilon
Liam O’Brien
Riley Barber
Connor Hobbs
Shane Gersich
Tyler Lewington
Damien Riat
Tobias Geisser
Ilya Samsonov
Nathan Walker
Lucas Johansen
Parker Milner
Alexander Alexeyev
Joe Snively
Alex Kannok-Leipert

2018-2019 Monthly Prospect Reports
October, 2018
November, 2018
December, 2018
January, 2019
February, 2019
March, 2019

Season Reports
Recap of Washington Capitals prospects play at 2019 World Junior Championship

2018 Training Camp
2018 Training Camp Roster
Preseason Game 1: Prospect Report Card: Capitals at Bruins (09/16/2018)
Preseason Game 2: Prospect Report Card: Bruins at Capitals (09/18/2018)
Roster Cuts – First Round – (09/19/2018)
Preseason Game 3: Prospect Report Card: Capitals @ Canadiens (09/20/2018)
Preseason Game 4: Prospect Report Card: Capitals @ Hurricanes (09/21/2018)
Roster Cuts – Second Round – (09/22/2018)
Preseason Game 5: Prospect Report Card: Capitals @ Blues (09/25/2018)
Roster Cuts – Third Round – (09/26/2018)
Roster Cuts – Fourth Round – (09/27/2018)
Roster Cuts – Fifth Round – (09/28/2018)

2018 Prospect Showcase
Game 1: Nashville Predators 5, Washington Capitals 4
Game 2: Washington Capitals 5, Tampa Bay Lightning 0
Game 2: Player Analysis
Game 3: Washington Capitals 8, Nashville Predators 5

TOP 30 Prospects: 2018 Preseason Rankings
Washington Capitals Top 30 Prospects: 2018 Pre-season Rankings (1-15)
Washington Capitals Top 30 Prospects: 2018 Pre-season Rankings (16-30)


2017-2018 SEASON

2017-2018 Prospect Reviews and Forecasts
Pheonix Copley
Ilya-Samsonov
Riley-Barber
Shane Gersich
Tobias Geisser
Garrett Pilon
Travis Boyd
Lucas Johansen
Jonas Siegenthaler
Axel Jonsson-Fjallby
Connor Hobbs
Nathan Walker
Vitek Vanecek
Brian Pinho
Kristian Roykas Marthinsen
Chase Priskie
Beck Malenstyn
Benton Maass
Colby Williams
Sebastian Walffridsson
Tyler Lewington
Riley Sutter

2017-2018 Monthly Prospect Reports
March, 2018
February, 2018
January, 2018
December, 2017
November, 2017
October, 2017

CURRENT ENTRY-LEVEL CONTRACTS