Why Evgeny Kuznetsov Is the Prospect the Capitals Must Hold on to

December 21st, 2012 by Dave Ungar Leave a reply »
As far as prospect classes go, the Washington Capitals fall somewhere in the middle of the pack by most accounts.

For instance, the Caps were ranked 14th overall by hockeyprospectus.com as far as organizational and prospect rankings were concerned.

Hockeyfutures.com was not quite so complimentary ranking the Caps 18th in the NHL.

Hockeybuzz.com felt much better about the Caps as they have them ranked eighth overall.

Regardless of the source one wants to review, pretty much all of them, as far as the Caps prospects are concerned, share glowing reviews of three notable future starts for the Caps: Evgeny Kuznetsov, Filip Forsberg and Stanislav Galiev.

After those three—with the exceptions of Tom Wilson and Caleb Herbert—most of the experts feel that there is a sharp drop off in talent amongst the Caps prospects.

But which prospect is really the most important to the Caps? Which prospect is the one the Caps must absolutely hold on to?

Last week, fellow Caps featured columnist, Robert Wood, wrote an article putting forth his argument as to why Filip Forsberg was the prospect he felt the Caps could n ...

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