Tag Archives: Lucas Johansen

A Retrospective On The Last Decade of Draft Picks by the Washington Capitals

Photo: Washington Capitals The NHL Entry Draft is the most cost-efficient method for teams to acquire talent. The best teams are able to cultivate talent from each draft, re-stocking prospect pipelines — and even NHL-ready players. Teams that draft effectively … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Trade Bait and Acquisitions

Photo: Yahoo! Sports Late last week, TSN released a list of their top 25 “trade bait” players for this off-season (here). It is interesting to note that no players from the Washington Capitals appeared on this list but it is … Continue reading

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Top 20 Ranking Of Washington Capitals Prospects For 2019 (Pre-Draft and Development Camp)

The following represents NoVa Caps’ top 20 ranking of Washington Capitals prospects heading into this year’s draft and development camp at the end of June. We prepared this ranking annually to establish an analytical baseline for future follow-up analysis and … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Prospect Review and Forecast – Lucas Johansen

We continue our prospect review and forecast series with a review and forecast for defenseman Lucas Johansen. (You can access all of our Capitals Prospect Reports and player analysis on our “Prospects” page in the top menu or right here.)

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Hershey Bears Report Cards: Player Grades For The 2018-2019 Season

Photo: Tori Hartman We’ve said it before, but it “Bears” repeating. The 2018-2019 edition of the Hershey Bears was a “tale of two seasons”. A very slow start in 2018, followed by a furious rally and return to the postseason … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Prospect Report – March, 2019

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

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Providence Bruins Down Hershey Bears 3-2 in Shootout

Photo: Providence Bruins Back in a playoff position after a strong performance in the second part of the season, the Hershey Bears followed up a 4-1 loss to the Bridgeport Sound Tigers a few days ago with a 3-2 shootout … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Prospect Report – February, 2019

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

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Backup On The Blueline – Analysis Of The Capitals’ Organizational Depth On Defense

It was no surprise that Capitals General Manager Brian MacLellan made a trade for defenseman Nick Jensen days before the deadline last week. The championship-winning GM has made a move for a defenseman in each of his previous four years … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Tie Franchise Record Point Streak in 4-3 Win over Lehigh Valley Phantoms (Photos)

ALLENTOWN, PA — Another win is in the bag for the Hershey Bears – That’s their ninth straight. They are also now on a 15-game point streak, which ties the franchise record. Pretty impressive for a team that has an … Continue reading

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