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Top 3 Players Drafted by the Washington Capitals

The Washington Capitals entered the 2014 NHL Draft needing to make up for some deficiencies on the team. In an effort to do so, the Capitals traded picks at various times to move up in the draft and made some interesting decisions. Here’s a review of the team’s first three picks.   3. Nathan Walker In the third round of the draft, the Capitals selected Walker, the first Australian...
Via Beyond The Benches
July 23, 2014  |  Discuss

First-round pick Jakub Vrana signs with Capitals

First-rounder Jakub Vrana, drafted No. 13 overall last month, has signed a three-year, entry-level deal with the Washington Capitals. His NHL cap hit would be $832,500 for all three seasons and $70,000 per season in the AHL, according to the Capitals. The Czech Republic native joins his fellow countryman Vitek Vanecek, a goalie and second-round pick by the Capitals last month,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals sign first-round draft pick Jakub Vrana

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: — 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...
Via KCM Sports
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Caps first rounder Jakub Vrana signs entry deal

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...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Pair of 2014 draft picks signed in Capitals’ Vrana, Stars’ Honkus

Two 2014 draft picks have been inked to entry-level deals over the past 24 hours: The Washington Capitals have signed forward Jakub Vrana to a three-year, entry-level contract: — Washington Capitals (@washcaps) July 15, 2014 #Stars sign defenseman Julius Honka (@honkajulius) to a three-year entry-level contract...
Via Kukla's Korner
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Jakub Vrana Reflects on his Dazzling Shootout Goal

A few days ago, the newest Caps' first round draft pick, Jakub Vrana, showed off his hockey skills in a shootout during Caps Development Camp that most people wouldn’t expect out of a kid his age.
Via Capitals Outsider
July 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Vrana turning heads at Caps development camp

Every summer Capitals assistant general manager Ross Mahoney has one full week to reap what his scouting staff has sewn. Through five days of development camp and two full scrimmage games, Mahoney is pleased with what he’s seen, especially from 2014 first-round selection Jakub Vrana. Taken 13th overall on June 27 in Philadelphia, Vrana’s speed and creativity have been evident...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Sick shootout goal from Jakub Vrana

Jakub Vrana scored an absolute beauty during the Washington Capitals’ development camp. (H/T Reddit Hockey)
Via Bloguin Best
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jakub Vrana’s sick shootout goal

Every year the Washington Capitals hold a developmental camp for young caps prospects. This year the Caps first round draft pick, Jakub Vrana, was in attendance. During a scrimmage between the Caps prospects, Vrana scored this amazing shootout goal. Watch it here: video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player   Follow us on Twitter: @DCSportsKings Follow us on Pinterest...
Via DC Sports-Kings
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Capitals select forward Jakub Vrana of the Czech Republic with the 13th pick

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 — Washington Capitals (@washcaps) June 28, 2014 Vrana, 18, caught the attention of NHL scouts after [...]
Via KCM Sports
June 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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