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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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Bears Sign Tariq Hammond To One-Year AHL Contract

Photo: SB Nation College Hockey Earlier this afternoon, the Hershey Bears announced the signing of 25-year-old defenseman Tariq Hammond. Hammond most recently played for the Binghamton Devils.

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Capitals Re-sign Colby Williams To One-Year, Two-Way Contract

Photo: Tori Hartman The Washington Capitals announced on Saturday afternoon that they have re-signed defenseman Colby Williams to a one-year, two-way contract. The deal carries a cap hit of $700,000 at the NHL level and $90,000 at the AHL level. … 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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Burgdoerfer, Hughes Signings Add Veteran Presence to Hershey Blue Line

Frank Jansky/Icon Sportswire, Via Associated Press With the loss of veteran defenseman Aaron Ness in free agency and the pending departure of Ryan Sproul, Tyler Lewington was left as the lone veteran presence on the Hershey Bears’ blueline. The Hershey … Continue reading

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Capitals Re-sign Vitek Vanecek To Three-Year Deal

The Washington Capitals have re-signed goaltender Vitek Vanecek to a three-year, $2.15 million contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. The first year of Vanecek’s contract will be a two-way contract ($700,000 NHL; $160,000 AHL), while … Continue reading

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Capitals Sign Philippe Maillet To Two-Year, Two-Way Contract

Photo: LA Kings Insider The Washington Capitals announced on Monday that they have signed AHL forward Philippe Maillet to a two-year, two-way contract. The contract carries a cap hit of $700,000 at the NHL level. Maillet, 26, became an unrestricted … Continue reading

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Nathan Walker Signs With St. Louis Blues

Nathan Walker, the Capitals third round draft pick (#89 overall) in the 2014 NHL entry draft has signed a new deal with the St. Louis Blues on Monday.

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Riley Barber Signs With Montreal Canadiens

Monday was the first day of free agency for the NHL, which also included AHL players whose contracts expired at noon today. The Montreal Canadiens announced that they had signed former Capitals prospect Riley Barber a little after 1PM on … 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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