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Development Camp Profile: Connor Hobbs

Photo: Tigers Hockey Connor Hobbs, the 20 year-old Defenseman from Regina, Saskatoon, Canada, was a 5th round draft pick by the Washington Capitals in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, and will be attending his first development camp July 7-11, 2015.  The … Continue reading

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NHL Draft: Best Available or Team Need?

 (Photo: NHL) If you were the General Manager of the Capitals, or any sports team for that matter, would you draft the best available player or draft players based on positions your team needs to fill?  Let’s talk about both … Continue reading

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2015 Washington Capitals Draft Recap/Free Agency Preview

(AP Photo/Alan Diaz) The Washington Capitals had a busy weekend in sunny southern Florida as they selected four players at the NHL Entry Draft. The Washington Capitals selected Ilya Samsonov (goaltender, 1st round, Russia-JR), Jonas Siegenthaler (defenseman, 2nd round, Swiss), … Continue reading

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Capitals Trade up for Swiss Defenseman, Jonas Siegenthaler

(Photo: Scouting Factory) The Capitals traded their 62nd and 113th picsk overall to the New York Rangers for the Rangers 57th pick overall. With the pick, the Capitals selected 6′-2″, 220 lb Swiss defenseman, Jonas Siegenthaler. Siegenthaler has one year … Continue reading

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Capitals Select Goalie Ilya Samsonov with their First Round Pick

The Washington Capitals ended up keeping their first round pick (22nd overall) and selected Ilya Samsonov, goalie from Russia.  The 18 year old from Magnitogorsk, Russia was ranked the No. 1 European goaltender by NHL Central Scouting. Samsonov was immediately welcomed by … Continue reading

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2015 NHL Draft Preview: Washington Capitals, By George Foussekis

It is an exciting time of year for hockey fans as the 2015 NHL Draft is right around the corner in a matter of days.  The Washington Capitals are coming off a season that was deemed pretty successful by many, … Continue reading

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2015 NHL Draft – Tracking the “Experts” Predictions for Caps First Pick

With the 2015 NHL Entry Level Draft a day away, we decided to take a look at what is being projected for the Capitals 1st round pick (22nd overall).  The following table represents an exhaustive search for those brave enough to go out … Continue reading

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