Tag Archives: Brett Leason

Images From Capitals Prospect Practice – Saturday, January 9

Hendrix LaPierre The Washington Capitals have divided their 2021 training camp into two separate practice sessions each day. The morning session has primarily consisted of roster players and starters, while the afternoon session has basically acted as a development camp … Continue reading

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The Latest Projected Roster For the Hershey Bears Is Riddled With Uncertainty

Photo: Bridgeport Sound Tigers Just a few short months ago, the Hershey Bears looked like they were a lock to field a Calder Cup caliber roster for the 2020-21 season. The projected roster was deep with scoring power on offense … Continue reading

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Aliaksei Protas and Brett Leason: Former Linemates On Different Paths To The NHL

Photo: Prince Albert Raiders June 22, 2019 will be a day that former linemates Brett Leason and Aliaksei Protas remember for a lifetime, as both of the Prince Albert Raiders were drafted in successive  rounds of the 2019 NHL entry … Continue reading

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Capitals Prospects Playing Time During The COVID-19 Pandemic

While a number of Washington Capitals prospects have found temporary work with European teams during the current hockey stoppage in North America, a majority of the Capitals prospects are still looking for meaningful games. In this post we examine the … Continue reading

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First Look at the Hershey Bears Forward Corps For 2020-21

Photo: Bridgeport Sound Tigers Heading into the 2020-21 American Hockey League (AHL) season, the Hershey Bears have a potentially deep and potent lineup, as sixteen forwards who suited up for the Bears last season are under contract. To that group, … Continue reading

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5-Year Development Projections For Washington Capitals Prospects

In this post we will take a look at the development of the Washington Capitals prospect pool from a five-year perspective. The extended perspective is utilized to look at the Capitals long-term organizational status based on five-year projections for each of … Continue reading

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Tracking The PlayIng Time For Capitals Prospects During The COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic essentially stopped the hockey world cold during the first week of March. Since then, playing time for all of the Washington Capitals prospects has been scarce, with little guarantee of when league play will return to play.

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Top 20 Washington Capitals Prospects – 2020 Preseason Rankings

Twice each season we pull together all of our prospect game data, video analysis, advanced statistics and calculate a current ranking for each player in the Washington Capitals prospect pool. Each January we release our mid-season ranking and each offseason … Continue reading

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The Mad Scramble To Find Ice Time For Capitals Prospects Continues

Photo: @Capitals The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect developmental hockey league operations throughout North America. In the last week the AHL, OHL and WHL have formally announced lengthy delays to the start of the 2020-21 seasons, with those dates potentially … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Prospect Report – February, 2020

Welcome to the fifth installment of NoVa Caps’ Washington Capitals monthly prospects report for the 2019-2020 season. The report summarizes activities for each of the Capitals’ prospects for the month of February, 2020, and provides an overall “Trending” rating for each … Continue reading

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