After a wild first round, the Washington Capitals finally came on the clock in the 5 pm hour. With the 23rd pick in the draft the Caps selected André Burakovsky, a left winger from Sweden. He’s reportedly a flashy playmaker, who’s played the last two years for Malmö of the HockeyAllsvenskan, the same Swedish league Filip Forsberg played in. Burakovsky is the son of Swedish coach and former NHler Robert Burakovsky. Though he was born in Austria, André grew up in Sweden.

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  • Chip

    Can’t believe we passed on Shinkaruk. Another player we’ve got to wait 2 years for. ugh.


    I really hope the upcoming season will be the last one for GMGM. Stupid monkey…

  • Freedoooom

    All the talk seems to be upside, but got sorta benched…

    Any ideas on what team in the CHL has his rights?

  • OlietheGoalie

    So… no defense. Alright, let’s just hope we score more as Holtby hangs on for dear life. Not much changes eh?

    (I know there’s more rounds.)

  • OlietheGoalie

    …and 20 seconds later I look on Twitter and see we picked up a big ol’ D man. Alright!

  • tim

    dont understand why we passed on Shinkaruk