Category Archive: Capitals Prospect Profiles

Jul 18

Capitals Prospect Profile: Christian Djoos

Christian Djoos was drafted 195th overall by the Capitals in the 7th round of the 2012 NHL Draft. He is the son of Par Djoos, who briefly played in the NHL. He currently plays for Brynäs IF of the Elitserien league.  Brynäs IF was also Nicklas Backstrom’s team. POSITION: Defenseman. Shoots left-handed. HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 5’11″/148 pounds PLAYING CAREER: Djoos, after a …

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Jul 17

Capitals Prospect Profile: Stanislav Galiev

Stanislav Galiev is yet another Russian who will play for the Capitals in the near future. Galiev is a left wing, although the Capitals did have him taking faceoffs during Development Camp this year, so a move to center might be in the future for him. HEIGHT/WEIGHT: 6’0″/188 pounds PLAYING CAREER: Galiev was born in Moscow, Russia. …

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Jul 16

Capitals Prospect Profile: Cameron Schilling

I’ve started off this series with 2 forwards, so I figured I’d mix things up and do a defenseman. Cameron Schilling came into Caps Development Camp an unknown, and emerged as the camp’s biggest surprise. Had it not been for Forsberg’s extremely impressive showing, I’d say he was the best player in the camp. Schilling …

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Jul 16

Capitals Prospect Profile: Tom Wilson

Many (including me) thought that the Washington Capitals might have reached a tad bit when they drafted forward Tom Wilson with the 16th pick of the 2012 NHL draft. That being said, I can easily understand why they would draft him. Wilson represents something that the Capitals have lacked in recent years and desperately need: …

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Jul 16

Capitals Prospect Profile: Filip Forsberg

We all knew that the Semyon Varlamov trade was bad for the Avalanche. The mere fact that the Avalanche gave up a 1st round pick for him was bad enough. Add Filip Forsberg (who was drafted with the pick that the Avalanche gave to the Capitals) into the equation, and it has the potential to …

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