Tag Archives: Rookie

Aliaksei Protas Scores Second Career Goal, Continues Productive Offensive Stretch

Patrick Smith/Getty Images Since seeing a regular role open up in the Washington Capitals lineup, forward Aliaksei Protas has become a solid contributor on a nightly basis for Head Coach Peter Laviolette. During the Capitals’ Saturday night tilt against the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Vitek Vanecek Named NHL’s Rookie Of The Month

Photo: TSN Head coach Peter Laviolette announced to his team at practice¬†on Tuesday that Washington Capitals goaltender Vitek Vanecek was named the league’s rookie of the month for January.

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Captain & NHL Team Pups Thank Frontline Healthcare Workers

Photo: @CapsPup Today is National Superhero Day, which honors superheroes both real and fictional. The NHL team pups sent a special message to frontline healthcare workers calling them “everyday heroes”, especially in the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic.

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Alexander Alexeyev Scores First Professional Goal on First Career Shift in Hershey Bears’ Game Against Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

JustSports Photography/Hershey Bears While forward Garnet Hathaway was busy scoring his first goal as a member of the Washington Capitals, in Hershey, Pennsylvania, Capitals 2018 first-round pick Alexander Alexeyev was busy making a first impression of his own for the … Continue reading

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Jakub Vrana’s Playoff Performance A Promising Indicator of His Potential

Alex Brandon/Associated Press Entering the 2017-18 season, one of the question marks for the Capitals was how the multiple rookies on the Opening Night roster would fare over the course of the season. One of the several rookies who have … Continue reading

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