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5-Year Development Projections For Washington Capitals Prospects

In this post we will take a look at the development of the Washington Capitals prospect pool from a five-year perspective. The extended perspective is utilized to look at the Capitals long-term organizational status based on five-year projections for each of … Continue reading

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Tracking The PlayIng Time For Capitals Prospects During The COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic essentially stopped the hockey world cold during the first week of March. Since then, playing time for all of the Washington Capitals prospects has been scarce, with little guarantee of when league play will return to play.

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Big Decisions Ahead For Capitals’ Non-Roster Free Agents

It’s a busy time for Washington Capitals’ general manager Brian MacLellan. Part of MacLellan’s immediate “to-do” list is includes assessing and re-signing all of the Capitals’ current non-roster free agents. This years free agents include four forwards and five defensemen, … Continue reading

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The Mad Scramble To Find Ice Time For Capitals Prospects Continues

Photo: @Capitals The COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect developmental hockey league operations throughout North America. In the last week the AHL, OHL and WHL have formally announced lengthy delays to the start of the 2020-21 seasons, with those dates potentially … Continue reading

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Shane Gersich, Garrett Pilon Scratched for Final Practice; Ilya Samsonov Done For Season: Capitals Break Camp With Plenty Of Questions Remaining

The Washington Capitals wrapped up their 2020 summer training camp Saturday morning at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. The team will now make final roster adjustments before departing for Toronto Sunday afternoon. The Capitals will practice Monday and Tuesday at the Ford … Continue reading

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Shane Gersich Returns; Ilya Samsonov, Alex Alexeyev Miss Practice Again – News From Day 3 Of Capitals Training Camp

Photo: @Capitals Wednesday was day 3 of the Capitals summer training camp at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. The Capitals will have the day off tomorrow (Thursday) before returning to work on Friday for day 4 of camp. The team will depart for … Continue reading

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For Shane Gersich, This Training Camp Will Be Critical For Continuing Capitals Career

The four-month pause in play due to the COVID-19 pandemic has created a maelstrom of unique challenges for the NHL with regards to completing the 2019-2020 season. Players and teams are also faced with a wide array of serious concerns, … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Prospects Connor McMichael, Daniel Sprong, Shane Gersich, Phillipe Mailet Join Team’s Informal Skates Ahead Of Phase Three

Photo: @Capitals Washington Capitals forward prospects Connor McMichael, Phillippe Mailet, Shane Gersich, and Daniel Sprong, all expected to be black aces for the 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs, joined the team’s informal practice on Thursday.

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Washington Capitals Players Speak Out Against Racism, Participate in “Blackout Tuesday”

The death of George Floyd has sparked many athletes to voice their opinions, demand change, and to speak out against racism. Washington Capitals players took to social media expressing their thoughts as well as participating in “Blackout Tuesday”, which is … Continue reading

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Farm Family Ties: A Look at Hershey Bears Players with NHL Connections

Photos: Caroline O’Connor/Great Save Productions/Hershey Bears During the 2019-20 and other recent seasons, the Washington Capitals’ American Hockey League affiliate Hershey Bears have had several players on their roster with family members with NHL ties. In the second installment of … Continue reading

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