Tag Archives: Capitals Prospects

Connor Hobbs’ Improvement A Key in Hershey’s Turnaround

Photos: Tori Hartman Coming off a huge offensive season with the Regina Pats in the Western Hockey League (AHL), Connor Hobbs came to the Hershey Bears with high expectations for the 2017-18 American Hockey League (AHL) season. The young defenseman … Continue reading

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Ilya Samsonov – First 24 Games in North America: Adaptation, Education and Sticking To The Script

Ilya Samsonov is finding his way in this brave, new world. The Capitals number one draft pick in 2015 (#22 overall) is beginning to adapt to life in the states and the North American “style” of hockey. This post focuses on … Continue reading

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Beck Malenstyn: Opening Eyes in Hershey

Photo: Tori Hartman There have been quite a few new faces in Hershey this season. From the highly touted prospect to the well-traveled vet, change was abundant this past fall in Chocolate town. As one might expect, things got off … Continue reading

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Don’t Settle – The Story Of Martin Fehervary

Everyone has dreams, but how many of us are willing to leave our home country and friends and family at age 15 in order to pursue them? It’s a big leap into the unknown, a leap that last summer’s second … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Prospect Report – January, 2019

Welcome to the fourth installment of NoVa Caps’ monthly prospect reports for the 2018-2019 Washington Capitals. This report summarizes activities for each of the Capitals’ prospects for the month of January, 2019, and provides an overall “Trending” rating for each … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Prospect Report – December, 2018

Welcome to the third installment of NoVa Caps’ monthly prospect reports for the 2018-2019 Washington Capitals. This report summarizes activities for each of the Capitals’ prospects for the month of December 2018, and provides an overall “Trending” rating for each … Continue reading

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Capitals Prospect Martin Fehervary Poised For Leadership Role at Upcoming World Juniors Tournament

Photo: SPORT, Tomáš Kottra Washington Capitals prospect Martin Fehervary is poised to lead Team Slovakia at the 43rd World Junior Championships, set to take place from December 26, 2018 to January 5, 2019, in Vancouver and Victoria, British Columbia. Fehervary, … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Prospect Benton Maass Injured On Scary Play

Washington Capitals’ prospect Benton Maass was injured in a scary play Friday night in Durham, New Hampshire. Maass, a junior defenseman for the University of New Hampshire, was driven into the boards late in a game against #19 Miami University. 

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Capitals “Mr. Irrelevant” Eric Florchuk Off To A Hot Start

Steve Hiscock / Saskatoon Blades Eric Florchuk was taken with the very last pick in the 2018 NHL Draft by the Washington Capitals. Most of those picks turn out to be nothing for obvious reasons: if you are picked so … Continue reading

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Icing the Chocolatetown Team: Projecting The Hershey Bears’ Opening Night Roster

Photo: Tori Hartman Projecting the Hershey Bears’ Opening Night roster is not an easy task. There are still moving parts with players still in attendance of the Washington Capitals’ training camp. Another factor that can affect the lineup is a … Continue reading

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