Tag Archives: Rookie Season

Potential, Pressure, and Change: Despite His Promising Future, Ilya Samsonov Faces More Than Just Expectations This Season

There was once a time when Evgeny Kuznetsov was the toast of the Capitals’ prospect pool, and when the time finally came for the former first-round pick to come to Washington, expectations were abound for the long-awaited Russian to show … Continue reading

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Djoos in the Driver’s Seat: Christian Djoos Will Look to Build on Memorable Rookie Season in 2018-19

Photo: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images At the start of what turned out to be the franchise’s first championship season, the biggest question the team faced was the addition of two rookie defensemen to their defensive unit after the loss of several … Continue reading

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Vrana Vision: Jakub Vrana is Only 21, But His Play May Indicate Otherwise

Photo: USA Today At just 21-years old, forward Jakub Vrana is one of the youngest members of the Capitals, and is in his first full season in the NHL. The former first-round pick (13th overall in 2014) is one of … Continue reading

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