Vrana will almost certainly make his NHL debut next season, but a permanent place on the roster is likely a year away.
The Capitals are hoping right wing Jakub Vrana will turn into an NHL goal scorer. He is coming off a strong rookie season in Hershey.
If we can all agree the Capitals under-achieved in the post-season (even though it was the eventual Stanley Cup champions who eliminated them) we should
Vrana scored 14 points for the Hershey Bears in the Calder Cup playoffs.
Two Caps' prospects are still in the running for the NCAA crown, Jakub Vrana dazzles in Hershey, the Bears add a goalie and Vitek Vanecek has the Stingrays headed to the playoffs. All that and more in this week's Prospect Report.
Jakub Vrana (via the Bears) 13 consecutive games with at least one point have placed the Hershey Bears within striking distance of division-leading Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in the Atlantic. The Bears also sit seven clear of third-place Portland and eight ahead of both Providence and Bridgeport. Speaking of the Sound Tigers, they finally made their way down […]
This week's games extended the club winning streak to five and saw Jakub Vrana return to top-form, earning him CCM/AHL Player of the Week honors in the process.
The Washington Capitals announced that they have signed their 2014 first-round draft pick Jakub Vrana. The Washington Capitals have signed forward Jakub Vrana to a three-year, entry-level contract: http://t.co/PFrSnZRHtY pic.twitter.com/Vr2WN5mQ2w — Washington Capitals (@washcaps) July 15, 2014 The deal is three years and will pay him $832,500 per season with a $70,000 a year...
It didn’t take long for the Washington Capitals first rounder to make an impact. He did it first at Development Camp last week, impressing Caps coaches and front office brass. He did it again today, by agreeing to terms with the Caps on a three year entry deal. That comes just a few weeks after being selected in the 13th round of the NHL Draft. Per Capgeek, Vrana’s three-year...
The Capitals took forward Jakub Vrana of the Czech Republic with the 13th pick in the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft. With the 13th overall pick at the 2014 #NHLDraft the #Caps selected forward Jakub Vrana pic.twitter.com/ZOUYpBA9ju — Washington Capitals (@washcaps) June 28, 2014 Vrana, 18, caught the attention of NHL scouts after [...]
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