Tag Archives: Caps Prospects

Vitek Vanecek Is Ready For Shot At Number 2 Spot in Washington

Photo: Chase Angnello-Dean/NHL via Getty Images It’s looking more and more likely that the Washington Capitals will go with Vitek Vanecek as the number two netminder for the 2020 playoffs, replacing Ilya Samsonov who was injured prior to training camp … Continue reading

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Damien Riat Attends Camp for Swiss National Team

Washington Capitals forward prospect Damien Riat and 21 other Swiss players began a week-long training camp at OYM Science in Cham, Switzerland this past Sunday. The goal of the camp was to allow the best players between the ages of 20 … Continue reading

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Report: Damien Riat Allowed To Start 2020-21 Season in Swiss or Swedish Hockey Leagues

According to the ” Journal du Jura “, Washington Capitals prospect Damien Riat is available to play in Europe prior to the opening of the Washington Capitals training camp, currently scheduled to start in mid-November.

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Martin Hugo Has, Team Czech Republic Sweep Team Slovakia In Three-Game Series

Photo: Team Czech Republic Washington Capitals defensive prospect Martin Hugo Has reported to the Team Czech Republic practice facilities at the Brno Sports Center Lužánky last Monday to begin preparations for this weekends series with Team Slovakia. The three game set … Continue reading

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Vitek Vanecek Continues To Chase His Dream: “I’ll Just Keep Fighting”

Photo: AP Like many other Czech hockey players, Vitek Vanecek returned home after the start of the coronavirus pandemic. Now the goalkeeper is back in North America for at least a few weeks, where he continues to chase his dream … Continue reading

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Report: Tobias Geisser To Start 2020-21 Season With EV Zug, Then Report to North America

The Swiss newspaper Zentralpuls is reporting that Washington Capitals defensive prospect Tobias Geisser, 21, will start the upcoming season with EV Zug in the Swiss National League. The defender is expected to return to North America later in the season. The NHL … Continue reading

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Aliaksei Protas Has Met With KHL’s Dynamo Minsk, But Has Decided To Pass On Offer And Return To Prince Albert Raiders

Photo: @Protas.21 We mentioned in a post published in early June that there were rumors swirling in Belarus media that the KHL’s Dynamo Minsk was interested in signing Washington Capitals forward prospect Aliaksei Protas. At the time there was question … Continue reading

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Capitals Prospect Martin Hugo Has Reflects On A Busy 2019-2020 Season

Photos: Martin Voltr Washington Capitals defensive prospect Martin Hugo Has (pronounced Hash) was a man on the go last season. After beginning the season in Finland, Has ended his 2019-2020 campaign with the Guelph Storm of the Ontario Hockey League. … Continue reading

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Brian Pinho Primed For Training Camp And New Contract Extension

It happened so late in the 2019-2020 season, many didn’t even really notice. After a very quiet rookie campaign in the AHL, Brian Pinho seemingly found the light switch at the very tail end of the season. He finished the … Continue reading

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For Shane Gersich, This Training Camp Will Be Critical For Continuing Capitals Career

The four-month pause in play due to the COVID-19 pandemic has created a maelstrom of unique challenges for the NHL with regards to completing the 2019-2020 season. Players and teams are also faced with a wide array of serious concerns, … Continue reading

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