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Former Capitals Prospect Connor Hobbs Retires from Professional Hockey

Connor Hobbs, a Washington Capitals draft pick from 2015 and member of the Hershey Bears from 2017-18 through 2019-20, has retired from professional hockey. Hobbs cited injuries and a loss of passion for the game as his reasons for retiring. … Continue reading

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For Washington Capitals Prospect Connor Hobbs, The Opportunity Is Still Very Real

For most aspiring hockey players, the ultimate opportunity never really materializes. Years of hard work combined with countless practices and conditioning sessions typically ends with the limitations of their own natural talent. Yet for the fortunate few, the ultimate opportunity … Continue reading

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The Washington Capitals’ “Western Pipeline”: Ross Mahoney and Darrell Baumgartner’s Relationship Spans 25 Years and Includes Two Championships

Photo: rodpedersen.com One of the most important components of any NHL organization, and also possibly the least known by fans, is the scouting department. Scouts are somewhat mysterious creatures that move in the shadows and dark of night. No, not … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Prospect Connor Hobbs Bone-Crusher Hit in WHL Playoffs

GORD WALDNER / THE STARPHOENIX Capitals prospect Connor Hobbs has had an impressive 2016-2017 season for the Regina Pats of the WHL. As you may recall, Hobbs set a franchise record for scoring by a Pats defenseman this season – … Continue reading

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