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“I’d Never Had Grilled Cheese Before”: Capitals 2018 First-Round Pick Alexander Alexeyev Talks First Professional Season, Life in America, Alex Ovechkin, and More

HERSHEY, PA — Alexander Alexeyev is one of the Capitals’ most heavily-prized prospects, and as the team’s first-round draft pick in 2018, there are a number of expectations placed upon him by both the team and fans alike. After making … Continue reading

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“Hopefully the Goals and Points Will Come”: Hometown Prospect Joe Snively Discusses Growing Up In the DMV, His Transition to the Professional Game, and Scoring Slump

Lehigh Valley Phantoms Hershey Bears left wing Joe Snively grew up watching and loving the Washington Capitals. Playing for the local Little Capitals in his youth, the Herndon, Virginia native had his hopes set on professional hockey. Snively attended Yale … Continue reading

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Connor McMichael Scores Second Hat Trick Of The Season

Photo: @HisCoxPhotos/London Knights Connor McMichael, the Washington Capitals first round draft pick in the 2019 NHL Entry Draft, has been on a torrid scoring pace so far this season. On Friday he scored his second hat trick of the season, … Continue reading

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Capitals’ 2019 First-Round Pick Connor McMichael Records Slick Assist, Third-Round Pick Aliaksei Protas Scores Goal and Adds Helper in Second Period of The Team’s First Preseason Tilt

Photo: @Capitals While there was bound to be a number of prospects watched during the preseason, perhaps some of the most anticipated were the Capitals’ 2019 draft class, including centers Connor McMichael and Aliaksei Protas. With solid offensive production in … Continue reading

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Capitals Unveil 2019 Rookie Tournament Roster

The Washington Capitals released their roster for the 2019 Prospect Tournament in Nashville, Tennessee, which will take place from Saturday through Tuesday.

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Positive Developments Will Come to Light at the 2019 Washington Capitals Training Camp

The Washington Capitals should have many positive notes as training camp approaches. Continue reading

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The Russians Are Coming!: A Look at the Influx of Russian Goaltenders in the Metropolitan Division

Photos: KHL “The Russians are Coming, The Russians are coming!” was a cry from an old movie during the Cold War era. Today in a hockey context, the saying could be used to describe the bevy of Russian goaltenders that … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Prospect Alex Alexeyev: “The Goal Is To Make The Team”

Washington Capitals prospect Alexander Alexeyev spoke to the media at the 2019 NHLPA Prospects Showcase at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Sunday afternoon. He discussed captain Alex Ovechkin, his experience at the showcase, and more.

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Former Capitals’ Prospect Chase Priskie Signs Two-Year Entry-Level Contract With Hurricanes

Photo: Quinnipiac The Carolina Hurricanes announced on Saturday morning that they have signed defenseman Chase Priskie, the Washington Capitals’ sixth-round draft pick (No. 177 overall) in 2016, to a two-year entry-level contract. Priskie’s contract, which has a signing bonus of … Continue reading

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Capitals’ 2019 First-Round Pick Connor McMichael Scores Power Play Goal in World Junior Summer Showcase Tournament

Photo: @Capitals Earlier this summer, Capitals fans had their first look at 2019 first-round draft pick Connor McMichael during the team’s annual Development Camp, where he fine-tuned his potential under the tutelage of the organization’s coaches. Currently, the prized prospect … Continue reading

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