Tag Archives: QMJHL

Deep Dive: A Closer Look at Capitals Draft Pick Haakon Hänelt

Photo: NHL on Calgary Flames Site On the second day of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft, the Washington Capitals chose forward Haakon Hänelt in the fifth round (#151th pick overall). Hänelt, who was born in Berlin, Germany on June 1, … Continue reading

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Current Status of Hockey League Schedules Due To The COVID-19 Pandemic – Early December Update

Photo: Dinamo Minsk The NHL had tentatively planned to start the 2020-21 season on January 1, 2021 and play a full 82-game season. But that plan has now changed. The COVID-19 pandemic has caused schedule adjustments to the NHL and … Continue reading

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Quebec Assembly Member And Former Washington Capitals Enforcer Enrico Ciccone Submits Bill To End Fighting In Quebec

Photo: Sylvain Roy Roussel/CBC Enrico Ciccone, former Washington Capitals enforcer and now Liberal member of Quebec’s National Assembly, introduced a bill this past Wednesday that would ban fighting in amateur sports in Quebec. The bill would apply to athletes under the age of 18, … Continue reading

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The QMJHL Changes Rules For Fighting In Order To Receive Pandemic Relief Funds

The QMJHL has voted to change their rules for fighting in order to receive $20 million in pandemic relief funds from the Quebec Government. Representatives from the league’s 18 teams in Quebec and the Maritimes voted on the new rules … Continue reading

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The QMJHL Becomes First North American Hockey League To Return To Play With Fans In Attendnce

Photo: Acadie-Bathurst Tuesday night marked yet another milestone in the return of hockey as the QMJHL held their first preseason games for the 2020-21 season. The games marked the first time games were played with fans in the stands in … Continue reading

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QMJHL Announces Plans To Begin 2020-21 Season On October 1, Without Fans

The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) announced on Friday plans to begin the 2020-2021 season on October 1, 2020. The other two leagues that makeup the Canadian Hockey League (CHL), the Western Hockey League (WHL) and the Ontario Hockey … Continue reading

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The NHL Extends Development Agreements For Next Season

Graphic: NHL The NHL announced on Tuesday that the player development agreements have been extended for the 2020-21 season.

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USHL Cancels Rest Of 2019-20 Season

Photo: USHL.com The USHL became the latest league to cancel the remainder of its season due to the coronavirus pandemic, the league announced on Wednesday morning. The NAHL did the same.

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QMJHL Cancels Remainder Of Season

The Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) has announced that all the remaining games of the 2019-20 schedule have been cancelled due to concerns related to the spread of the coronavirus.

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Capitals Alumni Profile: Gaétan Duchesne

Hockey’s Future Gaétan Joseph Pierre Duchesne was born on July 11, 1962, in Quebec City, Quebec. The Capitals drafted him in the eighth-round (152nd overall) of the 1981 NHL Entry Draft. In this newest Capitals Alumni Profile, NoVa Caps’ writer Diane Doyle … Continue reading

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