Capitals Update

By pbadmin

Prospect News:

June 30, 1999 Washington does not pick up the option on the following copntracts: Mike Rosati G, Kelly Miller RW, Brian Bellows RW.

July 7, 1999 Signed D/LW Mike Siklenka, the team’s fifth-round pick (118th overall) in 1998.

August 9, 1999 Signed D Jamie Huscroft, as a free agent.

August 18, 1999 Traded Beniot Gratton C to Calgary for D Steve Shirreffs.

August 19, 1999 Washington resigns G Martin Brochu.

Washington Capital Top 25 Prospects:

rank name (position) size age (DOB) 98-99 location
1. Kris Beach – C 6-2 178 18 (2/5/81) Calgary (WHL)
2. Alexei Tezikov – D 6-1 197 21 (3/2/78) Rochester (AHL) /
Cincinnati (IHL)

3. Scott Swanson – D 6-2 190 24 (2/22/75) Colorado College (WCHA)
4. Nolan Baumgartner – D 6-1 200 23 (3/23/76) Portland (AHL)
5. Matt Herr – LW 6-1 180 23 (5/26/99) Portland (AHL)
6. Michal Sivek – C 6-3 209 18 (1/28/81) Trenic (Czech Rep.)
7. Charlie Stephens – C/RW 6-3 229 18 (4/5/81) Guelph (OHL)
8. Mike Siklenka – D/LW 6-4 215 19 (12/18/79) Seattle (WHL)
9. Curtis Cruickshank – G 6-2 209 20 (3/21/79) Kingston / Sarina (OHL)
10. J-F Fortin – D 6-2 190 20 (3/15/79) Sherbrooke (QMJHL)
11. Ratislav Stana – G 6-1 161 19 (n/a) Moose Jaw (WHL)
12. Patrick Bolieau – D 6-0 190 23 (2/25/76) Indianapolis (IHL)
13. Ross Lupaschuk – D 6-1 211 18 (1/21/81) Prince Albert (WHL)
14. Chris Corrinet – RW 6-3 200 19 (3/20/80) Princton (ECAC)
15. Krys Barch – LW 6-1 195 19 (3/20/80) London (OHL)
16. Nolan Yonkman – D 6-5 218 18 (4/1/81) Kelowna (WHL)
17. Blake Evans – C 6-1 205 18 (7/2/80) Tri-City (WHL)
18. Hendrik Petre – D 6-0 190 19 (9/4/79) Djurgarden (Sweden)
19. Jomar Cruz – G 6-1 194 19 (4/5/80) Brandon (WHL)
20. Trevor Halverson – LW 6-1 195 28 (4/7/71) Portland (AHL)
21. Alexandre Volchov – RW 6-1 194 21 (9/25/77) Cincinnati (IHL)
22. Barrie Moore – LW 5-11 175 24 (5/22/75) Portland (AHL)
23. Todd Hornung – C 6-0 200 19 (4/3/80) Portland / Lethbridge
(WHL)
24. Trent Whitfield – C 5-11 180 21 (6/17/77) Hampton Roads (ECHL)
25. Miikka Elomo – RW 6-0 180 22 4/21/77 TPS Turku (Finland)

Best of the rest:
Martin Brochu- G
Sebastein Charpentier – G
David Weninger – G
Mike Farrell – D
David Harlock – D
David Johansson – D
Stewart Malgunas – D
Rick Mrozik – D
Steve Shierreffs – D (6-3 220 23 played last year at Princeton- ECAC)
Jason Shymyr – D
Dean Stork – D
Ryan Mulhern – C
Maxim Orlov – C
Roman Tvrdon – C
Mark Major – LW
Kevin Caulfield – RW
Kyle Clark – RW
Rick Kowals – RW
Matt Oikawa – RW

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