Washington Capitals: Top 3 prospects to get excited for in 2020

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Hendrix Lapierre, Washington Capitals (Photo by Mathieu Belanger/Getty Images)

Top 3 Washington Capitals prospects to get excited for.

There are plenty of reasons to get excited about the Washington Capitals in 2021 when hockey makes it’s long awaited return. In the meantime, some Capitals prospects are already in action and after the draft we have a new list on who the top ones are.

The Caps added to their prospect pool at the beginning of last month in the NHL Draft. First they traded their 24th overall pick and 80th pick to the Calgary Flames to select Hendrix Lapierre who they recently signed.

On the second day of the draft they selected right winger Bogdan Trineyev at 117th, center Bear Hughes at 148th, goaltender Garin Bjorklund at 179th, and left wing Oskar Magnusson at 211th.

Trineyev was ranked seventh among European right wings and 19th overall among all forwards by NHL Central Scouting. The 18 year old is listed at six foot three and 198 pounds. He registered 26 points with 12 goals and 14 assists in 36 games with Dynamo Moscow 2 in Russia’s junior league.

Now let’s break down who the best of the best are in regards to the future of the Caps. We’ll take a look at the top 3 prospects to get excited for.

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