Tag Archives: Rookies

“Wow, You Know My Name”: Blue Jackets’ Kirill Marchenko Gushes After Meeting Idol Alex Ovechkin

Bally Sports Columbus Since he entered the National Hockey League, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has become not only the inspiration to scores of young hockey players in the DMV, but in his native Russia. Ahead of the Caps’ Tuesday … Continue reading

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Stepping Into the Spotlight: Scenes From the NHLPA’s Rookie Showcase at MedStar Capitals Iceplex

Photo: NHL Players Association/@NHLPA On Tuesday, the Washington Capitals hosted the Upper Deck NHL Players’ Association Rookie Showcase at MedStar Capitals Iceplex, the team’s practice facility in Arlington, Virginia. Capitals forward Hendrix Lapierre was among the next wave of NHLers … Continue reading

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Rising in Recognition: Martin Fehervary Named To NHL.com’s All-Star Rookie Team

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images Heading into the 2021-22 season, there were a number of questions as to how Washington Capitals rookie defenseman Martin Fehervary would adjust to playing in the National Hockey League. With the second half of the … Continue reading

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The Kids Are Alright! Connor McMichael, Brett Leason Connect For Goal Against the Philadelphia Flyers

The Washington Capitals entered the 2021-22 season with a number of rookies adorning their lineup, including former first-round picks Connor McMichael and Hendrix Lapierre, and former second-round pick Martin Fehervary.

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Wild’s Kirill Kaprizov, Hurricanes’ Alex Nedeljkovic, Stars’ Jason Robertson Nominated For Calder Trophy

Photo: Pine Journal Minnesota Wild left wing Kirill Kaprizov, Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Alex Nedeljkovic, and Dallas Stars left wing Jason Robertson are the three finalists for the 2020‑21 Calder Memorial Trophy, awarded “to the player selected as the most proficient … Continue reading

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Let’s Go (Development) Camping: A Look Back At the Washington Capitals’ Development Camp of 2010

Photo: John McDonald/The Washington Post As I [NoVa Caps’ writer Diane Doyle] sit here writing this piece on a hot sunny day in July 2020, I think about what the summer season should represent. Normally, early July is the time … Continue reading

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How Does Jakub Vrana Compare to Recent Caps Rookies? The Answer May Surprise You.

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Jakub Vrana was taken by the Capitals in the first round (13th overall) in 2014. Now that he has 45 career games under his belt, how does he compare with other recent Caps … Continue reading

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