Tag Archives: NHL Debut
Capitals Defenseman Vincent Iorio After NHL Debut: “Realizing…I’m Part Of This Team Now, It’s Pretty Special”
Screenshot: @Capitals The Washington Capitals couldn’t have asked for a better outcome to their game against the San Jose Sharks on Saturday, as contributions from new faces saw the team throttle the Sharks 8-3 on enemy ice. Key among those … Continue reading
1 to Remember! Vincent Iorio Records First NHL Point On A Goal By Alex Ovechkin
Kavin Mistry/NHLI via Getty Images As if making his NHL debut at the age of 20-years old wasn’t enough, Washington Capitals defenseman Vincent Iorio picked up his first NHL point in the Caps’ throttling of the San Jose Sharks.
Lucas Johansen Makes His Debut With Capitals — Gets Assist in First Game
Photo: @Capitals Another Caps game. Another rookie making his NHL debut. This time it was Lucas Johansen, a defenseman the Capitals chose in the first round of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft with the 28th overall pick.
Game 1, Goal #1: Hendrix Lapierre Scores First NHL Goal In NHL Debut
Photo: Patrick Smith/NHL via Getty Images When the Washington Capitals drafted forward Hendrix Lapierre in the first-round of the 2020 NHL Entry Draft, there were probably not many who thought the 22nd overall pick would make his NHL debut just … Continue reading
New Face on the Stage: Inside Garrett Pilon’s NHL Debut Against the Philadelphia Flyers
Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images The announcement prior to the Washington Capitals’ Saturday night game against the Philadelphia Flyers that former third-round draft pick Garrett Pilon was added to the active roster, becoming the latest Capitals prospect to don the … Continue reading
Russian Goalie Memories: A Recall From Deep in the Heart of Texas and A Dazzling Debut
Christine Muschi/Reuters Capitals backup goaltender Ilya Samsonov is in his first season in the NHL and is seen as the future in net for the team going forward. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ Diane Doyle takes a look back at … Continue reading
Ilya Samsonov: A Look at Braden Holtby’s New Understudy and Potential Heir Apparent
Placing goaltender Pheonix Copley on waivers earlier in the week made it clear that 2015 top pick Ilya Samsonov would be the new understudy for starter Braden Holtby to start the 2019-20 season. In just his second season in North America, the … Continue reading