Tag Archives: Prospects

Trade Equity: What Do The Capitals Have To Offer At The Trade Deadline?

Photo: Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports With the 2022 NHL Trade Deadline just two weeks away from this upcoming Monday, the Washington Capitals will have the opportunity to improve the roster with their current Stanley Cup window likely nearing its end. … Continue reading

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Linemates All Along The Way – The Hockey Journey of Brett Leason and Aliakei Protas

Photo: Prince Albert Raiders This is the story of two young hockey players, born just 20 months apart and nearly half a world away from each other, who would eventually become teammates and linemates in the WHL, the AHL and … Continue reading

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Capitals Prospect Bogdan Trineyev Returns to Lineup, Records Assist In First Game Back

Photo: MHK Dynamo MHK Dynamo, the Moscow Dynamo youth hockey team, traveled to the Bobrov Ice Palace in Stupino to face Kapitan Stupino on Friday. Dynamo won the game with a commanding score of 9-1. The game on Friday was … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Pre-Training Camp Opening Night Lineup Projection

Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP With NHL training camps start to begin next week and preseason set to open shortly thereafter, a lot of teams already know their probable opening night lineup, including the Washington Capitals. NoVa Caps gives a pre-training … Continue reading

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Aliaksei Protas Scores Goal, Assist And Converts In Shootout In Olympic Qualifier Tune-Up Games

Photo: Eng Belta By Website In preparation for the upcoming Olympic qualifiers next week in Slovakia, the Belarussian national team played two exhibition games against Barys Nur-Sultan, a KHL team in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, on August 19 and on August 21. … Continue reading

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The Russian Invasion: An Updated Look At The Influx Of Russian Netminders In The Metropolitan Division

In recent seasons we’ve seen a tremendous wave of new Russian-born goaltenders begin to make an impact in the Metropolitan Division. NoVa Caps examined this before the 2019-20 season and provided an update prior to the 2020-21 season.

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Capitals Prospects Hendrix Lapierre, Vincent Iorio And Garin Bjorklund Participate In Team Canada’s Summer Showcase

Photo: Candice Ward/Hockey Canada Images Hockey Canada held a National Junior Team summer development camp, which took place from July 29-Aug. 3 at the Seven Chiefs Sportsplex on the Tsuut’ina Nation near Calgary. Rather than sending players to the World … 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 Dru Krebs

Photo: Medicine Hat Tigers Site On the second day of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft, the Washington Capitals chose defenseman Dru Krebs in the fifth round (#176th pick overall). Krebs, who was born in Okotoks, Alberta on Feb 16, 2003, … Continue reading

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Deep Dive: A Closer Look at Capitals Draft Pick Brent Johnson

Photo: Sioux Falls Stampede On the second day of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft, the Washington Capitals chose right-handed defenseman Brent Johnson with the 80th pick overall. The Capitals traded down from #75 to #80 in a deal with the New … Continue reading

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