Washington Capitals Prospect Report – April, 2021: Connor McMichael, Alex Alexeyev Continue Hot Streak

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Welcome to the eighth installment of our Washington Capitals Month-to-month Prospects Report for the 2020-2021 season. This report summarizes actions for every of the Capitals’ prospects for the month of April, 2021. 

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AHL/HERSHEY BEARS

April was a great month for the Hershey Bears. The chocolate and white dropped just one sport within the month and completed April with a 7-1 document. The Bears are 18-6-2 on the season and sit atop the American Hockey League’s (AHL) North Division with a degree proportion of .731. Hershey has 38 factors on the season.

The Bears have performed extra video games, 26, than anybody within the North Division, however have surrendered the fewest objectives of any workforce within the division. Hershey has given up a complete of 64 objectives on the season. The penalty kill has slipped to 10th within the AHL, with a kill proportion of 82.6. Nevertheless, the Bears are tied for the league lead with six shorthanded objectives.

Offensively, Hershey is paced by Matt Moulson. The veteran winger has amassed a workforce excessive 19 factors. He’s additionally tied for the workforce lead in objectives with 10. Rookie Connor McMichael is the opposite participant with 10 objectives. McMichael is second on the workforce in scoring with 18 factors and has tallied a workforce finest 5 game-winning objectives. Martin Fehervary and Cameron Schilling have fashioned a dynamic duo on the blue line, combining for 25 assists.


Alex Alexeyev (LD) – 21 – Drafted 2018 (First Spherical, 31st general)
After a profitable season within the KHL, Alexeyev rejoined the Bears and made his season debut in opposition to Binghamton on April 17 and made an instantaneous impression. He gathered the puck on the blue line on the proper aspect and carried the puck down the boards behind the online. He skated across the web to the far aspect close to the left boards. Alexeyev then backhanded a cross-ice cross to Shane Gersich that he transformed for a aim from inside the proper circle.

The second-year blue liner got here up clutch on April 24. He lasered a wrist shot in with 3:30 left within the sport to attain the deciding aim in a 3-1 win over Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

He added an help on the empty web aim to complete with a multi-point sport. The St. Petersburg, Russia native additionally collected an help in his final two video games of the month. He’s presently on a three-game level streak. Alexeyev’s time within the KHL has given a brand new confidence and maturity to his sport.

Alexeyev has match proper again into the locker room and he lately stated that he’s glad to have returned to the Bears. “It’s superior really to be again. I missed the boys,” Alexeyev stated in his postgame media availability on Saturday. “I missed Hershey, simply an incredible ambiance in right here, within the Large Middle and within the dressing room. I missed all of them.”

Even after solely a single sport, Hershey head coach Spencer Carbery seen the expansion within the play of his defenseman. “There’s a little bit of a maturation in his sport. He appears slightly extra mature and extra centered.” Carbery stated of Alexeyev in an interview with Zach Fisch. “He simply has this aggressive vibe in him all through practices. He nonetheless has that enjoyable character and nice smile, that hasn’t modified, however now when the puck drops and we get into drills and also you noticed it within the sport, he’s acquired an actual willpower in his sport proper now that looks as if it’s maturing. His sport spoke for that. I although he was actually, actually stable.” Extra on Alexeyev right here.

TRENDING: UP


KODY CLARK (RW) – 21 – Drafted 2018 (Second Spherical, forty seventh general)
The second-year winger was having a great sophomore marketing campaign. He had surpassed his aim whole from final season with seven tallies and equaled his level whole with 9. Sadly for Clark, he was bitten by the harm bug in April. He suffered an harm within the month’s opening sport on April 3 and missed the remainder of the month.

TRENDING: SAME


PHEONIX COPLEY (G) – 29 – Undrafted
Copley acknowledged 5 of Hershey’s eight video games in April. He received his first 4 begins to run up his win streak to 6 video games. The North Pole, Alaska native began the month off by turning apart 29 pictures in a 4-2 victory over Binghamton on April 3. Fourteen of these saves got here within the second interval when the Bears have been outshot 14 to five. In his post-game press convention, head coach Spencer Carbery credited Copley with making, “a handful of unbelievable, 10-out-of-10 saves” within the sport.

In his subsequent begin, the Michigan Tech product stopped all 21 pictures he confronted to earn his first shutout of the season in a 2-0 overcome Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.

For the season, Copley is 8-3-1-1 with a .897 save proportion and a 2.58 objectives in opposition to common.

TRENDING: UP


MARTIN FEHERVARY (LHD) – 21- Drafted 2018 (Second Spherical, forty sixth general)
After a sluggish begin to the season, Fehervary has actually discovered his stride within the final two months. The Slovak defenseman adopted up his eight level March by compiling six factors in April. He ended the month on a four-game level streak that noticed him rating one aim and document an help in every sport.

The native of Bratislava, Slovakia tallied the sport winning-goal in Hershey’s 6-3 win over Binghamton April 17.

Fehervary leads the Bears with 13 assists. These 13 assists place him in a tie for the fifth amongst all AHL defensemen.

He has 16 factors on the season, tied for second on the Hershey scoring record. He’s additionally tied for sixth on the AHL defensemen scoring record. Fehervary has been a gentle presence defensively and leads the Bears in plus/minus with a plus 11 score. The Slovak has not been a minus participant in a sport since March 21.

TRENDING: UP


ZACH FUCALE (G) – 25 – Drafted 2013 (Second-Spherical, thirty sixth general – Montreal)
Fucale made three begins for the Bears in April and was victorious in all three. The Laval, Quebec native’s finest sport of the month got here on April 24 in opposition to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. He made 31 saves in a 3-1 Hershey win and was named the sport’s primary begin. His greatest cease got here with 5:51 remaining in regulation. Jonathan Gruden was awarded a penalty shot. Fucale made a glove save on Gruden’s wrist shot to maintain the sport tied at one. Alex Alexeyev would rating the sport successful aim two minutes and 21 seconds later.

Fucale continues to guide the AHL with a 1.78 objectives in opposition to common. His .933 save proportion is tied for second within the league and is the highest proportion amongst goalies presently enjoying within the AHL.

TRENDING: UP


SHANE GERSICH (LW) – 24 – Drafted 2014 (Fifth-Spherical, 134th general)
For the second consecutive month, Gersich discovered the again of the online thrice. He has six objectives on the season. His first aim of the month got here in opposition to Binghamton on April 7. He took a feed from Riley Sutter and skated into the zone. The North Dakota product ripped a shot from the left circle to present the Bears a 2-1 lead late within the first interval.

Gersich then tallied his second aim of the month on April 17, once more in opposition to Binghamton, by changing from a pleasant setup by Alex Alexeyev.

The native of Chaska, Minnesota recorded his first multi-point sport of the season versus Lehigh Valley on April 21. He deposited his personal rebound for the opening aim of the sport after which setup Brett Leason for a shorthanded aim within the third interval.

Gersich has six objectives and 4 assists in 26 video games performed so for this season. He’s recorded 32 pictures on the season for an 18.8% taking pictures proportion, his finest price to this point with the Bears. He simply must shoot extra.

TRENDING: UP


LUCAS JOHANSEN (LHD) – 23 – Drafted 2016 (First-Spherical, twenty eighth general)
Johansen stays sidelined by the higher physique harm he suffered on February 20 in a sport in opposition to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton. The native of Vancouver, British Columbia has solely performed in 5 video games this season and time is working out for him to get extra sport motion.

TRENDING: SAME


AXEL JONSSON-FJALLBY (LW) – 22 – Drafted 2016 (Fifth-Spherical, 147th general)
Jonsson-Fjallby began the month off recording his the primary three-point sport of his AHL profession when he dished out three assists in a sport in opposition to Binghamton.

The Swedish winger skated in his 100th profession AHL sport at Lehigh Valley on April 21. He marked the event by scoring a aim off of an awesome particular person effort. He collected the puck in his personal zone and skated into the Bears offensive zone. Jonsson-Fjallby then wristed a low shot into the online.

The aim kickstarted a three-game aim streak for the speedy winger. In his subsequent sport, the Swede broke the impasse in a scoreless sport early within the third interval in opposition to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on April 24. He shoveled a free puck in to begin the scoring in a sport the Bears would finally win 3-1.

He then tallied his team-best second shorthanded aim on April 25 after he used his velocity to blow previous the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton protection and wrist dwelling his shot.

Jonsson-Fjallby’s velocity is a giant weapon, particularly on the penalty kill. He is without doubt one of the greatest causes Hershey is tied for the AHL lead in shorthanded objectives. He leads the workforce with two shorthanded tallies and is tied for sixth within the league in that class. Jonsson-Fjallby additionally has a shorthanded help.

Jonsson-Fjallby has seven objectives and 5 assists in 26 video games performed to this point this season.  He’s taken 44 pictures for a 15.9% taking pictures proportion, his nest price to this point within the AHL.

TRENDING: UP


PAUL LADUE (RHD) – 28 – Drafted 2012 (Sixth-Spherical, 181st general – Los Angeles)
Ladue was summoned to the Washington taxi squad after the NHL commerce deadline that noticed the Capitals commerce Jonas Seigenthaler to New Jersey. Because of this, the North Dakota product solely performed in three video games for the Bears in April. He was held scoreless in these three contests. Ladue has two objectives and 4 assists this season for Hershey.

TRENDING: SAME


BRETT LEASON (RW) – 22 – Drafted 2019 (Second-Spherical, 56th general)
Leason’s robust sophomore season continued in April. The Calgary, Alberta native registered a degree in six of the eight video games within the month.

He began the month with a five-game level streak. The second-year winger dished out an help within the first 4 video games of his streak, together with the first help on Joe Snively’s game-winner in opposition to Binghamton on April 7.

Leason tallied Hershey’s first aim in opposition to Binghamton on April 17. He completed off a well-executed give-and-go with Aliaksei Protas.

Leason added a shorthanded aim in opposition to Lehigh Valley on April 21 to convey his season whole to 6, double the quantity of objectives he scored in his rookie marketing campaign.

Leason has additionally equaled his level whole from final season and did so in 24 fewer video games. He has six objectives and eight assists in 26 video games performed to this point this season. He has 51 pictures for a 11.8% taking pictures proportion, greater than double final season’s price.

TRENDING: UP


PHILIPPE MAILLET – (C) – 28 – UNDRAFTED
Maillet missed the opening sport of the month and was then held scoreless in his first two video games of April. The Montreal, Quebec rebounded to complete the month on a five-game level streak.

He recorded a two-assist sport on April 17 when he picked up helpers on third interval objectives by Cameron Schilling and Brian Pinho, which was adopted with one other multi-point sport on April 21 versus Lehigh Valley. He had the secondary help on Conner McMichael’s first interval energy play aim after which tallied his second aim of the season on the ability play within the third when he wristed a shot previous Felix Sandstrom.

Maillet assisted on Pinho’s empty netter in his subsequent sport in opposition to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton after which opened the scoring on April 25 with an influence play aim in opposition to the identical opponent.

The pivot closed out the month with one other multi-point sport in a 4-3 shootout victory over Binghamton in Newark, New Jersey. He arrange Matt Moulson’s aim within the second and netted an influence play aim within the third that gave the Bears a lead.

On the season, Maillet has 16 factors in 11 video games and that places him in a tie for third on the workforce scoring record. His 12 assists are tied for the second most on the workforce. He’s made 31 pictures for a 12.9% taking pictures proportion, the second-highest price of his AHL profession (2017-18 at 13.5%)

TRENDING: UP


BECK MALENSTYN (LW) – 22 – Drafted 2016 (Fifth-Spherical, 145th general)
Malenstyn underwent a profitable surgical procedure to restore an Achilles tendon in early December. Malenstyn sustained his harm whereas coaching in Vancouver. Primarily based on the character of this harm, Malenstyn is anticipated to overlook 6-8 months.

TRENDING: SAME


CONNOR MCMICHAEL (C/RW) – 20 – Drafted 2019 (First-Spherical, twenty fifth general)
April was McMichael’s best month of the season. The rookie pivot compiled eight factors for the month. He kicked off the month by tallying twice in a 4-2 win over Binghamton.

He netted the opening aim of the sport early within the first interval off a rebound after which scored the game-winner late within the third.

McMichael wristed a shot excessive on Gilles Senn with 3:14 left within the contest.

The Ajax, Ontario native picked up an help in his subsequent sport, however went scoreless in his subsequent two video games.

McMichael responded together with his fourth multi-goal sport of the season on April 21 in opposition to Lehigh Valley. He netted Hershey’s second and third objectives on the sport, each on the ability play.

His second energy play tally:

McMichael additionally added an help on Philippe Maillet’s third interval aim. He completed the month by registering an help within the final sport of the month.

McMichael leads the Bears with 5 game-winning objectives. That whole is tied for probably the most within the AHL. He sits second on the Hershey scoring record with 18 factors and is tied for the workforce lead in objectives with 10.

McMichael has 10 objectives and eight assists in 26 video games. He’s recorded 100 pictures for a ten.0% taking pictures proportion.

TRENDING: UP


GARRETT PILON (C) – 22 – Drafted 2016 (Third-Spherical, 87th general)
Pilon was re-called to the Capitals taxi squad on March 23 and has been on the taxi squad since then.

TRENDING: SAME


BRIAN PINHO – (C/RW) – 25 – Drafted 2013 (Sixth Spherical, 174th general)
Pinho netted 5 objectives within the six video games he performed in April. He has eight objectives for the season in 10 video games. 5 of his objectives are empty web objectives, probably the most by a Bear since Chris Bourque deposited six into the open aim throughout the 2015-16 season. Pinho will get his empty web objectives as a result of he’s a accountable participant in his personal finish that the teaching workers trusts.

On April 17 in opposition to Binghamton, the Windfall Faculty product scored two objectives and added an help for his second three-point sport of the season.

Pinho put in an empty netter to seal the win over Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on April 24, however a success he took earlier within the sport would sideline him for Hershey’s final two video games of the month.

Pinho has eight objectives and 4 assists in simply ten video games performed for the Bears. He’s shot simply 23 instances for a 34.8% taking pictures proportion.

TRENDING: UP


Aliaksei Protas (C) – 20 – Drafted 2019 (Third Spherical, 91st general)
The rookie pivot from Belarus acquired off to a great begin in his AHL profession. In his first month as an AHL participant, Protas posted a three-game level streak from April 7 to April 17. He picked up his first AHL level when he had the secondary help on Joe Snively’s game-winning aim in opposition to Binghamton on April 7.

Protas netted his first AHL aim within the opening interval in opposition to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on April 11. He collected the puck out entrance after a faucet feed from Joe Snively and snapped a low shot in to present the Bears a 1-0 lead.

It will show to be the game-winning tally. In his subsequent sport on April 17, Protas recorded his first two-point sport within the AHL when he dished out a pair of assists in opposition to Binghamton. He would go scoreless in his final 4 video games of the month.

TRENDING: UP


DAMIEN RIAT (RW) -23- DRAFTED 2016 (Fourth-Spherical 117th general)
Riat picked up an help on Connor McMichael’s opening aim in opposition to Binghamton on April 3 to run his help streak to a few video games. The rookie out of Switzerland would go scoreless in his subsequent 4 video games and would solely rating one level the remainder of the month.

That time was a helper on Axel Jonsson-Fjallby’s third interval aim in opposition to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on April 24. Riat was quiet offensively throughout April and there are occasions the place he isn’t noticeable on the ice.

Riat has two objectives and 6 assists in 26 video games performed to this point this season. He’s recorded 31 pictures for a 6.5% taking pictures proportion.

TRENDING: DOWN


CAMERON SCHILLING (LHD) -32- Undrafted
Schilling posted his best offensive month of the season in April. The veteran blue liner amassed seven factors within the month. He ended a 15-game aim scoring drought with a second interval marker in opposition to the Binghamton Devils on April 3.

The Carmel, Indiana native potted his third aim of the season in opposition to those self same Devils on April 17. It was additionally his first energy play aim of the season.

In his subsequent sport, Schilling had a profession night time. He dished out three energy play assists to present him the primary three-point sport of his AHL profession. He’s tied for second on the workforce in assists with 12 and leads the Bears with eight energy play assists. His eight energy play assists put him in a tie for fifth within the AHL in that class (tied for second amongst all AHL defensemen). Schilling performs in all conditions and sees loads of ice time. He’s second on the workforce in plus/minus with a score of plus 10.

TRENDING: UP


MIKE SGARBOSSA – (C) -28- Undrafted
Sgarbossa and Garrett Pilon have been re-assigned to the Capitals taxi squad on the Capitals taxi squad.

TRENDING:SAME


JOE SNIVELY (LW) -25- Undrafted|
After a seven-point month in March, the Herndon, Virginia native cooled off slightly bit in April. A part of that was because of Snively lacking per week because of harm. He potted his fifth aim of the season on April 7 in opposition to Binghamton when deposited a rebound from a Brett Leason shot into the online.

Snively registered a helper in his subsequent sport when he picked up the first help on Aliaksei Protas’ opening aim. After going scoreless in a sport in opposition to Binghamton, the Yale College product was then injured in follow and missed Hershey’s subsequent three video games. He returned for the ultimate sport of the month and had a secondary help on Matt Moulson’s second interval energy play aim.

TRENDING: SAME


RILEY SUTTER (RW) -21- Drafted 2018 (Third-Spherical, 93rd general) Getting into the month with three factors on the season, Sutter surpassed that quantity in April. He dished out 4 assists within the month to up his season level whole to seven.

The Calgary, Alberta native recorded his second shorthanded help at Wilkes-Barre/Scranton on April 25. He stole the puck and fluttered a cross up forward that Axel Jonsson-Fjallby sped onto and transformed for a shorthanded tally.

The son of former NHL middle Ron Sutter registered a two-assist sport in a 6-3 win over Binghamton on April 17. He had a secondary help on Shane Gersich’s aim that began a three-goal barrage late within the second interval and likewise picked up a helper on Brian Pinho’s marker. Sutter has been enjoying with extra confidence in all facets of his sport.

TRENDING: UP


CHL (WHL/OHL/QMJHL)


GARIN BJORKLUND (G) – 18 – Drafted 2020 (Sixth-Spherical, 179th general)
Bjorklund was 4-3-0-1 in eight begins within the month of April. He was named the third star of the sport on April 29.

For the season, Bjorklund is 9-6-0-1 with a .919 save proportion and a 2.67 GAA in 16 video games performed. Bjorklund has the ninth finest save proportion within the Western Hockey League.

TRENDING: SAME


MARTIN HUGO HAS (RHD) – 19 – Drafted 2019 (Fifth-Spherical, 153rd general)
Hugo Has continues to idle following his look within the 2021 World Juniors Event. It’s seemingly he’ll report back to the Guelph Storm, if and when the CHL/OHL start their season.

TRENDING: SAME


HENDRIX LAPIERRE (C) – 19 – Drafted 2020 (First-Spherical, twenty second general)

For the month of April, Hendrix LaPierre performed in three playoff video games as his workforce, Chicoutimi Saguenéens, beat the Sherbrooke Phoenix three video games to none of their finest of 5 collection within the Quebec Main Junior Hockey League (QMJHL).

For the collection, LaPierre scored two objectives and three assists. He scored objectives within the video games of April 23 and April 24.

Within the sport on April 26, he scored no objectives however had three assists. His workforce has superior to the second spherical of the QMJHL playoffs. His playoff totals are two objectives and three assists in three video games.

Lapierre has performed in only one common season sport throughout April and didn’t document any factors.

His totals for the common season have been 8 objectives and 23 assists in 21 video games, a season that was shorter than regular because of the pandemic and associated quarantines. He was second on his workforce in factors and first on his workforce in assists for the common season.

TRENDING: UP


KHL


BOGDAN TRINEYEV (LW) -18- Drafted 2020 (Fourth-Spherical, 117th general)
Bogdan Trineyev performed in 14 postseason video games, scoring three objectives and recording six assists for 9 factors general throughout the playoff run for JHC Dynamo Moscow.

Dynamo in the end received the Kharlamov Cup for being the champions of the MHL, the Russian Junior Hockey League.

For the common season within the MHL, Trineyev performed in 33 video games, scoring 15 objectives and recording 15 assists for 30 factors.

He additionally performed in 22 video games on the VHL stage for Dynamo, scoring one aim and recording one help. He even acquired into three video games for Moscow Dynamo on the KHL stage.

TRENDING: UP


EUROPE (SWEDEN/SWISS LEAGUE)


TOBIAS GEISSER (LHD) – 21 – Drafted 2017 (Fourth-Spherical, one hundred and twentieth general)
For April, Geisser performed in 5 video games to finish the common season with HC EV Zug within the Nationwide League (Switzerland). He scored no objectives however contributed 17 assists.

For the playoffs, which included a Quarter Remaining collection and a Semi-Remaining Sequence, he has performed in six video games and scored one aim with no assists. He earned an empty web aim of their sport in opposition to SC Bern on April 21 with 4 seconds left in regulation. The ultimate rating within the sport was 5-2.

EV Zug in the end defeated SC Bern in six video games and the workforce moved on to play SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers within the semi-finals.

For the 2020-21 common season, he has performed in 50 video games, has scored 5 objectives with 17 assists.

TRENDING: UP


OSKAR MAGNUSSON (C/RW) – 19 – Drafted 2020 (Seventh-Spherical, 211th general)
Oskar Magnusson performed in six video games for Tyringe SoSS of the HockeyEttan League within the relegation spherical.  He scored one aim within the sport in opposition to Tranås AIF on April 2.  Magnusson scored three objectives in six video games throughout the relegation spherical that befell in late March and April.  The opposite two objectives have been in March.

Magnusson performed 24 video games with Tyringe SoSS throughout the 2020-21 common season, scoring six objectives and recording seven assists.

He additionally performed with the Malmo Redhawks Below 20 Junior workforce for 12 video games, scoring three objectives with six assists. He performed seven video games with the Malmo Redhawks of the Swedish Elite League this season with no objectives or assists.

TRENDING: SAME


SEBASTIAN WALFRIDSSON (LHD) -21- Drafted 2017 (Fifth-Spherical, 171st general)
Sebastian Walfridsson, who performed for HC Visby Roma of the HockeyEttan League, performed in a complete of six video games throughout the qualification spherical previous to the playoffs. He recorded a complete of three assists.

Walfridsson had an help on the sport successful aim that Alex Ek scored on April 3. On April 6, he assisted on a aim that tied the sport at 1-1 throughout the second interval in a sport that Visby Roma went onto lose 4-1.

On April 9, Walfridsson assisted on the primary aim the workforce scored late within the first interval in a sport that Visby Roma went on to misplaced 5-2, as they have been eradicated from the playoffs.

For the 2020-21 common season, Walfridsson performed in 40 video games with 5 objectives and seven assists.

TRENDING: SAME


BOBBY NARDELLA (LHD) – 24 – Undrafted

Bobby Nardella, who performed for Djurgården of the Swedish Elite League, performed in three playoff video games throughout April, as his workforce was eradicated by the Frolunda Hockey Membership within the three sport qualifying collection. He had an help on April 7.

Nardella was formally re-assigned to the Hershey Bears in mid-April, however won’t play for the Bears this season because of harm.

For the  2020-21 common season, he performed in 47 video games for Djurgarden, scoring 7 objectives and recording 26 assists for 33 factors general.

TRENDING:UP


KRISTIAN ROYKAS-MARTHINSEN (LW) -21- Drafted 2017 (Seventh-Spherical, 213th general)
Kristian Roykas-Marthinsen, who performed for HC Dalen of the HockeyEttan League, didn’t play in any respect in April, as his workforce was eradicated by Mariestad in late March. He had performed in two video games within the qualification collection and didn’t rating or document an help.

For the 2020-21 common season, Roykas-Marthinsen performed in 40 video games, scored 14 objectives and recorded 7 assists for 21 factors.  He and his brother each signed contract extensions with HC Dalen.

TRENDING: SAME


NCAA/USHL


MITCHELL GIBSON (G) – 21 – Drafted 2018 (Fourth-Spherical, 124th general)
Gibson stays idle, as Harvard’s hockey season was cancelled in its entirety. He has not performed because the starting of March, 2020.

TRENDING: SAME


BEAR HUGHES (C) – 19 – Drafted 2020 (Fifth-Spherical, 148th general)
Hughes continues to middle the second line for the Fargo Drive. For the month of April Hughes had only one aim and three assists in eight video games performed. His lone aim got here on April 15 in opposition to in opposition to Waterloo.

April 15:

For the season, Hughes has 9 objectives and 15 assists in 35 video games performed. He’s recorded 67 pictures for a 13.4% taking pictures proportion.

The Fargo Drive started the Clark Cup playoffs in April 30.

TRENDING: SAME


BENTON MAASS (RHD) – 22 – Drafted 2017 (Sixth-Spherical, 182nd general)

Maass entered the switch portal on April 2. It’s seemingly Benton is making an attempt to maintain all his choices open together with utilizing his fifth 12 months of eligibility to hookup with a program that’s a contender for successful the Nationwide Championship.

Additionally, he’s a excessive finish pupil who may very well be searching for a specific grad college alternative. Benton leaving UNH works for him and the teaching workers. The +/- numbers for the Dcore was not good this 12 months and the penalty kill was not good in any respect.

Benton is the one defenseman on the roster who’s a graduating senior. The coaches want him to maneuver on to allow them to herald a few dedicated defensemen who’ve terrific +/- numbers within the USHL. So whether or not Benton goes to a different school program subsequent 12 months or works out a contract with the Capitals group stays to be seen.

On April 12 Maass introduced on his Instagram account that he’ll use his fifth season of eligibility on the College of Minnesota-Mankato.

TRENDING: SAME


By NoVa Caps Prospect Evaluation Staff

 



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