Bear Hughes

Bear Hughes

Height/Weight: 6' 1"/171 lbs
Born: Post Falls, Idaho
Draft: 2020 5th round (148th pick) by the
Shoots: R

    2022-23 NHL season could be filled with milestones

    With 20 goals this season, the Washington Capitals forward will join Gordie Howe (801) and Wayne Gretzky (894) as the only players in NHL history with at least 800. If Ovechkin scores 22, he will pass Howe for second. In his 17 NHL seasons, Ovechkin has 780 goals, scoring fewer than 32 goals once (24 in 45 games of the 56-game season of 2020-21).

  • WTOP News

    Peter Laviolette says Capitals' additions have added 'different feel' to camp

    The Capitals have navigated training camp without much drama. They’ve had a few battles for forward positioning: Connor Brown has played on the first line with Alex Ovechkin and Evgeny Kuznetsov, Dylan Strome appears to have secured second-line center and Connor McMichael has had to fend off Aliaksei Protas for a spot on one of the wings. But for the most part, the Capitals have known what their roster is going to look like.

  • WUSA 9 Washington, D.C.

    Washington Capitals to hold fundraising event

    Some familiar faces will be appearing this weekend in D.C. for the Washington Capitals Alumni Association's Stars & Spirits Alumni event. The event will kick the weekend off with Friday's Stars & Spirits rooftop event at Signal House D.C. in the Union Market District from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.