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Caps Add Three Players to Stable on Second Day of '19 Draft

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / washingtoncaps.com

A day after picking up a forward in the first round of the NHL Draft for the first time in five years, the Caps stayed up front with their next two picks. Washington reeled in center Brett Leason with its second-round pick, then engineered a deal with New Jersey for a third-round pick to take Leason's junior teammate, center Aliaksei Protas late in the third round.

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Capitals Make Three Selections on Second Day of 2019 NHL Draft

Capitals selected right wing Brett Leason (56th overall), center Aliaksei Protas (91st overall) and defenseman Martin Has (153rd overall) on the second day of the 2019 NHL Draft

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals selected right wing Brett Leason (56th overall), center Aliaksei Protas (91st overall) and defenseman Martin Has (153rd overall) on the second day of the 2019 NHL Draft at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. On Friday, the Capitals selected center Connor McMichael with the 25th overall selection in the first round of the 2019 NHL Draft.

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Brett Leason Recipient Of 2019 E.J. McGuire Award Of Excellence

Brett Leason, the 25th ranked North American skater picked 56th by the Washington Capitals for the 2019 NHLDraft™ presented by adidas, has been awarded the annual E.J. McGuire Award of Excellence

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

Brett Leason, the 25th ranked North American skater picked 56th by the Washington Capitals for the 2019 NHLDraft™ presented by adidas, has been awarded the annual E.J. McGuire Award of Excellence, the National Hockey League announced today

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Caps Add Connor McMichael in 1st Round of '19 Draft

Washington chooses goal-scoring London Knights pivot with 25th overall pick in NHL Draft

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / washingtoncaps.com

It's been a while, but the Caps have added some first-round forward talent to the prospect pipeline for the first time in half a decade. With the 25th overall pick in the 2019 NHL Draft, the Capitals chose center Connor McMichael of the OHL's London Knights. Longtime Caps captain and former Washington coach Dale Hunter is the bench boss in London, where Caps defenseman John Carlson also played his junior hockey.

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Capitals Select Connor McMichael in the First Round of the 2019 NHL Draft

The Washington Capitals selected center Connor McMichael with the 25th overall selection in the first round of the 2019 NHL Draft

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals selected center Connor McMichael with the 25th overall selection in the first round of the 2019 NHL Draft on Friday at Rogers Arena in Vancouver.

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Capitals Announce Home Opener for 2019-20 Season

Washington's home opener set for October 5

by Washington Capitals @capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals, in conjunction with the National Hockey League, today announced the club's season and home opener for the 2019-20 season. Washington will open the season at Enterprise Center on Oct. 2 against the St. Louis Blues, who will raise their first Stanley Cup banner. The Capitals home opener will take place on Saturday, Oct. 5 vs. the Carolina Hurricanes at 7 p.m. at Capital One Arena.

 

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Brian MacLellan Speaks Ahead of the 2019 Draft

The Caps General Manager spoke to the media through teleconference on Thursday

by Washington Capitals @capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals hold five picks in the 2019 NHL Draft, which begins on Friday, June 21 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver. Senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan participated in a media teleconference on Thursday ahead of the draft to discuss a number of topics.

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Meet Sandy Oshie

Welcome the new member of the Oshie family

by Taryn Bray @tarynbray / WashingtonCaps.com

There's a new Oshie in town and her name is Sandy Vanellope. She has a tail and four paws and is utterly adorable. 

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Radko Gudas on his Trade to Washington

Gudas spoke to the media Tuesday through teleconference about his trade to the Caps

by Washington Capitals @capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals announced on June 14 they had acquired defenseman Radko Gudas from the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange for defenseman Matt Niskanen. Gudas participated in a media teleconference on Tuesday to discuss the trade.

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2019 Washington Capitals Draft Guide

The Washington Capitals hold five picks in the 2019 NHL Draft, which begins on Friday, June 21 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals hold five picks in the 2019 NHL Draft, which begins on Friday, June 21 at Rogers Arena in Vancouver and will be televised on NBCSN at 8 p.m. ET. Rounds 2-7 will take place on Saturday and will be televised on NHL Network at 1 p.m. ET. Last year, the team made seven selections, including defenseman Alexander Alexeyev with the 31st overall selection. For more information on the 2019 NHL Draft, visit WashCaps.com/NHLDraft.

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