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Haakon Hanelt (Finally) Arrives In North America: “My Goal Is To Play In The NHL”

Photo: La Droit His flight from Toronto to Ottawa was canceled, requiring an unanticipated stay in a Toronto hotel before finally arriving at the Ottawa airport on Wednesday, a day and a half after leaving his home country of Germany.

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6 Wild Card Prospects In The Capitals System To Watch For This Season

Photo: Gatineau Olympiques Washington Capitals prospects are beginning to return to their teams for training camps and final preparations in advance of the 2021-22 season. Before they get to work we thought we would highlight a few of the middle-tier … Continue reading

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Capitals Prospect Haakon Hanelt Scores Goal, Two Assists In Under 20 Summer Challenge Tournament

Photo: German Ice Hockey Federation Twitter There may be no hockey action currently in North America, but young prospects in Europe are taking part in preseason tournaments in preparation for the IIHF World Junior Championships that will begin in late … Continue reading

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Deep Dive: A Closer Look at Capitals Draft Pick Haakon Hänelt

Photo: NHL on Calgary Flames Site On the second day of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft, the Washington Capitals chose forward Haakon Hänelt in the fifth round (#151th pick overall). Hänelt, who was born in Berlin, Germany on June 1, … Continue reading

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Capitals Prospect Haakon Hanelt Commits To Playing In QMJHL This Season

Photo: Gatineau Olympiques The Capitals fifth round draft pick in the 2021 NHL draft and the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s (QMJHL) Gatineau Olympiques‘ most recent pick at the last CHL European auction, Haakon Hanelt, has pledged to play in … Continue reading

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The Capitals Select Forward Haakon Hanelt In the 5th Round Of The 2021 NHL Entry Draft

Photo: DEL The Washington Capitals selected German forward Haakan Hanelt in the fifth round (#151 overall) of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday. Hanelt turned 18 last month and spent last season playing with and against men for the … Continue reading

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