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Vitek Vanecek Joins the Hershey Bears in the Calder Cup Finals

Photo: South Carolina Stingrays Washington Capitals prospect goaltender Vitek Vanecek has been reassigned to the Hershey Bears. 

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Winning Off The Ice, Part 2

Photo: Washington Capitals Today the Washington Capitals organization, along with Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation hosted a community service event at the Fort Dupont Ice Arena in Southeast D.C. 

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Semin, Samsonov Win the KHL’s Gagarin Cup

Photo: KHL After his was contract terminated by the Montreal Canadians this past December, Alexander Semin decided to leave the NHL after 11 seasons in the league to return home to Russia to play in the KHL. 

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Vanecek Makes His AHL Debut with the Hersey Bears

South Carolina Stringrays Twitter @SCStingrays Vitek Vanecek made his AHL debut tonight with the Hersey Bears and he made his presence known as he made 25 saves to help the Bears win 2-1 in the shootout over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins.

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Russia’s Entire U18 Team Replaced Due To Doping Allegations

Photo: Jana Chytilova / HHOF-IIHF Things may not be looking good for Russia’s junior hockey program. According to an article posted by a Russian website, Russia’s U-18 team was found using performance enhancing drugs the day prior to the World … Continue reading

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Vanecek named ECHL Goaltender of the Month.

Photo: @SCStingrays Washington Capitals prospect Vitek Vanecek continues to shine in the franchise’s development process. The team’s ECHL affiliate, the South Carolina Stingrays, announced on their website that Vanecek was named the Warrior Hockey ECHL Goaltender of the Month. 

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NoVa Caps Movie Review: “Red Army”

“Red Army” is directed, produced, and written by Gabe Polsky. The film premiered at the 2014 Cannes Film festival where it received critical acclaim from critics and fans alike. It was one of the highest ranked films of 2014 where … Continue reading

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Vitek Vanecek’s Steller Performance Earned Him His 2nd Professional Shutout

Photo: South Carolina Stingrays The Washington Capitals prospect pool received some great news. South Carolina Stingrays goaltender Vitek Vanecek made 28 saves to help his team win 4-0 over the Greeneville Swamp Rabbits, earning him his second professional shutout.

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Interview with Capitals Goalie Prospect Ilya Samsonov

Photo: Metallurg.ru Washington Capitals prospect Ilya Samsonov recently conducted an interview with a member of the Metallurg Magnitogorsk press club about his experience at the 2016 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships. The following interview has been translated from its original … Continue reading

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Is Dmitry Orlov Meeting Expectations?

Nick Wass/AP After missing the entire 2014-2015 season recovering from a wrist injury that he sustained while playing for Team Russia at the 2014 Men’s World Ice Hockey Championships, Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov has made a solid comeback. But is he … Continue reading

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