Tag Archives: Western Hockey League

Capitals Prospect Alexander Suzdalev Named WHL Rookie Of The Month

Washington Capitals forward prospect Alexander Suzdalev was named the Western Hockey League’s (WHL) Rookie Of the Month for December. The announcement was made by the WHL on Wednesday.

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Dru Krebs Excited For Return Trip To Washington For Capitals Rookie Camp

Photo: Medicine Hat Tigers Defenseman Dru Krebs, who the Washington Capitals drafted in the sixth round (pick #176 overall) of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft, is in the thick of training camp with the Medicine Hat Tigers of the Western … Continue reading

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Linemates All Along The Way – The Hockey Journey of Brett Leason and Aliakei Protas

Photo: Prince Albert Raiders This is the story of two young hockey players, born just 20 months apart and nearly half a world away from each other, who would eventually become teammates and linemates in the WHL, the AHL and … Continue reading

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OHL Announces February 4 As New Start Date For 2020-21 Season

Photo: OHL The Ontario Hockey League (OHL) has established February 4 as the new start date for the 2020-21 season. Training camps will start on January 23rd. The season will be shortened to 40 games.

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14-year-old Connor Bedard Granted “Exceptional Status” To Play In WHL Next Season

Connor Bedard, a 14-year-old North Vancouver native, was granted “Exceptional Status” Tuesday after a review by BC Hockey and Hockey Canada, allowing him to play in the WHL next season. Bedard becomes the first player to gain exceptional status for … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Suspends Play, Ends Season for Other Prospects: Week 26 Capitals Prospect Report

Welcome to the week 26 Washington Capitals Prospect Report. The following includes a summary of news for Capitals prospects that occurred between March 9th and March 15th, 2020. (Reminder: you can always access all of our prospect news and analysis in … Continue reading

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Capitals Prospect Assessment With The ‘NHLe Player Comparison Tool’

The whole concept of this piece will focus on NHLe. If you’re unfamiliar with NHLe (NHL Equivalency)… it’s a way of extrapolating a player’s production (points per game) from one league to expected production (points per game) in the NHL.

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Capitals Prospect Garrett Pilon Continues Impressive Scoring Pace in Postseason

Photo: Everett Silvertips A majority of the Capitals prospects have hung-up their skates for the 2017-2018 season, but one prospect continues to scorch the twine in Western Hockey League (WHL) postseason play. 

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Capitals Prospect Garrett Pilon Continues Scoring Rampage

The Washington Capitals signed forward Garrett Pilon to a three-year, entry-level contract on March 30th, 2017, and it’s becoming pretty clear why the Capitals moved so quickly to sign their third-round draft pick (87th overall) from 2016. Over the past … Continue reading

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