Tag Archives: 2012 NHL Entry Draft

Draft Class Grades: Grading the Capitals’ Draft Picks in the Last 10 Years

Photo: Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images In recent weeks the “10-year Challenge” has been the craze on social media, something NoVa Caps did for the Caps’ players a few weeks ago. Keeping up with the 10-year theme, NoVa Caps is currently assessing … Continue reading

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Top-Line Tom: Tom Wilson Finally Molding into the Top-Six Player the Caps Envisioned

James Guillory/USA Today After an impressive performance in the first round of 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs, Capitals right wing Tom Wilson seemed to have begun to turn his career around after beginning it as a fourth-line player through his first … Continue reading

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5-Years Later: Evaluation of Top Forwards Picked in 2012 Draft

Leading into the NHL Entry Draft of 2012, the consensus #1 pick was expected to be Nail Yakupov, a Russian-born player who played Juniors with the Sarnia Sting. One slogan for slumping teams in tank mode was “Fail for Nail”. 

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Is This the Year Tom Wilson Breaks Out?

Tom Wilson is one of many fan favorites on the Washington Capitals roster, and rightfully so. In his first two NHL seasons, Wilson has established himself as a no-nonsense type of player who is willing to drop the gloves in … Continue reading

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