Tag Archives: 2006 NHL Entry Draft

The 35 And Up Club — The Greybeards Left in the NHL

Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Images It is always a momentous occasion when a player begins his career in the NHL. Most NHL players get drafted when they are 18 years old (or will turn 18 by September 15), with some drafted … Continue reading

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“And The Washington Capitals Select…”: Recent Washington Capitals Drafts to Remember

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images In this post we will take a look at some of the more memorable drafts in which the Washington Capitals participated. This includes drafts that are remembered, due to events leading up to the draft, including … Continue reading

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2005-06: The NHL Season That Encouraged Tanking

Photo: NHL via Getty Images When hockey fans think of the most notable teams in recent years, they usually think of the St Louis Blues, Pittsburgh Penguins, Chicago Blackhawks, Washington Capitals, and Boston Bruins. All five of those teams have … Continue reading

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From Kolzig to Holtby: Looking At the Washington Capitals’ Goalie Carousel – Part 1

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images To Washington Capitals fans, the 2006 NHL Entry Draft is best known as the draft in which the Capitals drafted Nicklas Backstrom with the fourth overall pick.  At the same time, the Caps realized that longtime franchise … Continue reading

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