Top 3 undrafted invites to watch at Capitals Rookie Camp

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Everyone knows who the Washington Capitals prospects are that will be participating in Rookie Camp. We’ll have a top 3 of that version coming out later. But what about those who were invited to join in? This is the article for you because we will look at the top 3.

Overall, the Caps invited six of them. One hails from Ashburn, Virginia. Others were also undrafted players that are not giving up on their NHL dreams. If you’re looking to come watch, here’s the schedule.

Let’s meet who we believe will be the top 3 to watch:

Jon McDonald (Photo by Richard T Gagnon/Getty Images)

#3 Jon McDonald

Jon McDonald is a defenseman who recently signed with the South Carolina Stingrays, the Caps ECHL affiliate.

Here’s what the Caps Rookie Camp guide said about him:

McDonald led UMass-Lowell in assists (17) and led the team’s defensemen in points (20) in 35 games played during the 2022-23 season. McDonald, who served as team captain, was named to the Hockey East Third All-Star Team and was voted the Defensive Player of the Year by his teammates for the fourth-straight season. The Livonia, Michigan native finished his collegiate career with 62 points (10g, 52a) in 145 games. McDonald, who signed with the South Carolina Stingrays (ECHL) for the 2023-24 season on Aug. 3, recorded three assists in 10 games with the Toledo Walleye in 2022-23.

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