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Washington Capitals Top 4 Prospects 2017
July 13th, 2017 at 10:33 AM
***PHOTO1*** After dominating the NHL and projecting to be the Stanley Cup favorites over the last three seasons, the Washington Capitals are now in a tight spot. Heading into this season, the Capitals are in a cap crunch; though they re-signed their key free agents, they lost a number of veterans...

Capitals’ Goalie Prospects Sing Mitch Korn’s Praises
July 6th, 2017 at 5:25 PM
***PHOTO1*** On just the second day of the Washington Capitals 2017 development camp, goalie coach Mitch Korn pulled a ramp out onto the ice and planted it in front of the net. Used to mimic the game-like scenario of deflections, Korn had two players stand and shoot pucks up the ramp...

Capitals Prospect Shane Gersich Taking NCAA Route
July 5th, 2017 at 5:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** If you ask Washington Capitals prospect and University of North Dakota forward Shane Gersich what he'd be doing if he wasn't playing hockey, he'd be a bit at a loss for words. "I never really thought about that," Gersich said. "Plan A was [to] always make the NHL." Shane Gersich looks...

Capitals Prospect Malenstyn Is Working for His Dream
July 1st, 2017 at 9:18 AM
***PHOTO1*** About a year ago, Washington Capitals prospect Beck Malenstyn was paying his first visit to the nation's capital. Looking back, Washington's 2016 sixth-round pick remembers not knowing what to expect. Still, he came prepared for anything. One of his carry-on items was a bag full of suits, something he knows...

Capitals Prospects Bond Over Nickelback & Netflix
June 30th, 2017 at 9:21 AM
***PHOTO1*** On the ice, the Washington Capitals' prospects are going through the grind together at 2017 development camp. At the end of the day, they find themselves exhausted as they train together and work on improving their respective games. Off the ice, the stakes aren't as high. Away from the rink,...