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Brett Leason: Giving The Capitals Prospect Pool A New ‘Leason’ Life

Brett Leason was drafted by the Capitals in the second round (#56 overall) of the 2019 NHL Entry Level Draft back in June, and signed a three-year entry-level contract for $750,000 average annual value (AAV) following Capitals Development cap on July 11th. … Continue reading

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Review Of Connor McMichael’s Play in the 2019 World Junior Summer Showcase

Photo: Team Canada Connor McMichael, the Washington Capitals first round draft pick in the 2019 NHL entry draft (#25 overall) spent the past week playing for Team Canada in the 2019 World Junior Summer Showcase held in Plymouth, Michigan. The week-long … Continue reading

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Prized Prospect Preview: A Pre-season Look At Connor McMichael

Photo: Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals fully understand the importance of strength down the middle, as for many seasons, the team had a revolving door to try and support franchise pivot Nicklas Backstrom. It wasn’t until the arrival of Evgeny … Continue reading

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Shane Gersich Will Look To “Zero In” And “Lock it Down” This Season

There was plenty of buzz surrounding Shane Gersich in the spring of 2018. He had just signed a deal with the Washington Capitals immediately following the conclusion of his junior year at the University of North Dakota, and subsequently joined the … Continue reading

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For Washington Capitals Prospect Connor Hobbs, The Opportunity Is Still Very Real

For most aspiring hockey players, the ultimate opportunity never really materializes. Years of hard work combined with countless practices and conditioning sessions typically ends with the limitations of their own natural talent. Yet for the fortunate few, the ultimate opportunity … Continue reading

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Martin Fehérváry: “My Childhood Dream Would Come True” [Translated Interview]

Photo: Tomáš Kottra / ŠPORT.sk Washington Capitals defensive prospect Martin Fehérváry has had an impressive year since being drafted by the Capitals in the second round of the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. The 19-year-old climbed to the top of HV71’s defensive … Continue reading

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For Capitals Prospect Sebastian Walfridsson, A Change Of Scenery And A New Start

Photo: Idrottsfoto Since being selected by the Washington Capitals in the 5th round of the draft in 2017, the career path hasn’t gone the way defensemen Sebastian Walfridsson was hoping for. After two seasons with little playing time for Modo … Continue reading

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For Capitals’ Prospect Ilya Samsonov, “The Future Is Now”

For many, the anticipation began building more than four years ago, back in the spring of 2015. Any reasonable hockey fan knew the transition would take time, and patience would be required. The teenage phenom would need to spend two more … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Top-20 Prospects: 2019 Pre-Season Rankings

The top 20 Capitals prospect list has been updated to reflect the departure of players due to free agency (Riley Barber, Nathan Walker, Aaron Ness, Jayson, etc.), additional film review and analysis and performance at the 2019 Capitals Development Camp. … Continue reading

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Martin Fehervary – Player Perspective From An HV71 Season Ticket Holder

Last week a big part of the Capitals fanbase got a closer look at defenseman Martin Fehervary, and the big steps he has taken during the last season. With his swift skating and posture on the ice, he looked like … Continue reading

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