Tag Archives: 2016 NHL Draft

We Could Have Had….?!”: Washington Capitals’ Draft Day Misses: 2014 – 2016

Photo: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images The 2022 NHL Entry Draft is just 10 days away. As part of our pre-draft coverage we present our annual look draft day misses – players the Washington Capitals could have selected, but ultimately decided to … Continue reading

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The Chase Is On: Washington Capitals’ Prospect Chase Priskie Is Excelling On and Off the Ice at Quinnipiac

Image: Quinnipiac Men’s Hockey Chase Priskie, the Capitals sixth-round pick in the 2016 NHL entry draft (#177 overall) is off to another hot start for the Quinnipiac Bobcats this season. Priskie and the Bobcats are an impressive 5-0, including a … Continue reading

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Report: Capitals Sign Axel Jonsson-Fjällby

According to CapFriendly, The Washington Capitals have signed Axel Jonsson-Fjallby to a three-year Entry Level contract. 

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Capitals’ Prospect Axel Jonnson-Fjallby Meets With Media After Victory Over Czech Republic

Photos: Jimmy Wixtrom The 2018 World Junior Championships kicked off this week in Buffalo, New York. For those less acquainted, the annual tournament features many of the best 18 and 19 year-old players from around the world, including players already … Continue reading

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A Closer Look at our 28th Pick: Lucas Johansen

The Washington Capitals 2016 28th Draft Pick, Lucas Johansen. Photo: Bruce Bennett, Getty Images North America. Last night, at the NHL Entry Draft of 2016, the Washington Capitals were scheduled to pick 26th overall. However, right before they were supposed … Continue reading

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Winners and Losers from Night 1 of the NHL Draft

Goaltender Brian Elliott heads to Calgary! Photo: Bill Greenblatt/UPI Wow. That took FOREVER. Well, regardless of how long it took, night one of the 2016 NHL draft is in the books. Between the selections, trades, and inevitable booing of Gary … Continue reading

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Have you found your third-line center in Lars Eller? MacLellan: “Yes.”

Photo: Washington Capitals Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan met with the media on Friday night following the first round of the draft. 

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Capitals Select Lucas Johansen with First-Round Pick

With the 28th overall pick in the 2016 NHL Draft, the Washington Capitals selected Lucas Johansen.

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Lars Eller Traded to the Capitals

The Montreal Canadiens traded Forward Lars Eller to the Washington Capitals for two second round draft picks.

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The Legacy of Professional Hockey: A 2016 Draft Look

Darryl Dyck, Canadian Press  Okay, maybe I am getting old, but this year it seems (more than many others) that there is an inordinate amount of professional hockey legacy children entering the draft.

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