Tag Archives: Vitek Vanecek

Hershey Bears Down Lehigh Valley Phantoms 2-0 In Preseason Finale

Photos: Lehigh Valley Phantoms Coming off a 3-2 victory over the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins on September 28, on Monday night the Hershey Bears traveled to the PPL Center in Allentown, Pennsylvania to take on the Lehigh Valley Phantoms in their third … Continue reading

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Capitals Make Third Round Of Roster Cuts

The Washington Capitals announced on Saturday a third round of cuts to the their 2019 training camp roster. Six players were reassigned to Hershey:

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The Capitals Team Blueprint Will Continue to Pave the Way For A Successful 2019-20

The Washington Capitals have constructed a team blueprint that is built for success. Continue reading

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Capitals Training Camp Notebook – Day 5: Team Braces For Life Without Evgeny Kuznetsov, Lars Eller Skates In His Spot

Defenseman Michal Kempny, who is recovering from hamstring surgery which took place on April 2, skated with the Washington Capitals‘ first practice group on Tuesday while wearing a no-contact jersey but left after 20 minutes on the ice. Head coach … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Top-20 Prospects: 2019 Pre-Season Rankings

The top 20 Capitals prospect list has been updated to reflect the departure of players due to free agency (Riley Barber, Nathan Walker, Aaron Ness, Jayson, etc.), additional film review and analysis and performance at the 2019 Capitals Development Camp. … Continue reading

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Capitals Re-sign Vitek Vanecek To Three-Year Deal

The Washington Capitals have re-signed goaltender Vitek Vanecek to a three-year, $2.15 million contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. The first year of Vanecek’s contract will be a two-way contract ($700,000 NHL; $160,000 AHL), while … Continue reading

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A Retrospective On The Last Decade of Draft Picks by the Washington Capitals

Photo: Washington Capitals The NHL Entry Draft is the most cost-efficient method for teams to acquire talent. The best teams are able to cultivate talent from each draft, re-stocking prospect pipelines — and even NHL-ready players. Teams that draft effectively … Continue reading

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Top 20 Ranking Of Washington Capitals Prospects For 2019 (Pre-Draft and Development Camp)

The following represents NoVa Caps’ top 20 ranking of Washington Capitals prospects heading into this year’s draft and development camp at the end of June. We prepared this ranking annually to establish an analytical baseline for future follow-up analysis and … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Report Cards: Player Grades For The 2018-2019 Season

Photo: Tori Hartman We’ve said it before, but it “Bears” repeating. The 2018-2019 edition of the Hershey Bears was a “tale of two seasons”. A very slow start in 2018, followed by a furious rally and return to the postseason … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Prospect Review and Forecast: Vitek Vanecek

Photo: Tori Hartman We continue our prospect review and forecast series with a review and forecast for goaltender Vitek Vanecek. (You can access all of our Capitals Prospect Reports and player analysis on our “Prospects” page in the top menu … Continue reading

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