2004–05 Washington Capitals season

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2004–05 Washington Capitals
Division   Southeast
Conference   Eastern
2004–05 record (cancelled)
Team information
General Manager George McPhee
Coach Glen Hanlon
Captain Vacant
Arena MCI Center

The 2004–05 Washington Capitals season was their 31st National Hockey League season. Its games were cancelled as the 2004–05 NHL lockout could not be resolved in time. As a result, Alexander Ovechkin would not make his NHL debut until the start of 2005–06 season.



Draft picks[edit]

Washington's picks at the 2004 NHL Entry Draft, which was held at the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina on June 26–27, 2004.[1]

Round Pick Player Position Nationality Team (league)
1 1 Alexander Ovechkin Left Wing  Russia HC Dynamo Moscow (RSL)
1 27 Jeff Schultz Defense  Canada Calgary Hitmen (WHL)
1 29 Mike Green Defense  Canada Saskatoon Blades (WHL)
2 33 Chris Bourque Left Wing  United States Cushing Academy (Mass.)
2 62 Mikhail Yunkov Center  Russia Krylja Jr. (Russia)
3 66 Sami Lepisto Defense  Finland Jokerit (SM-liiga)
3 88 Clayton Barthel Defense  Canada Seattle Thunderbirds (WHL)
5 132 Oscar Hedman Defense  Sweden Modo Hockey (SEL)
5 138 Pasi Salonen Left Wing  Finland HIFK Jr. (Finland)
6 166 Peter Guggisberg Right Wing   Switzerland HC Davos (NLA)
7 197 Andrew Gordon Right Wing  Canada Notre Dame Hounds (SJHL)
8 230 Justin Mrazek Goaltender  Canada Estevan Bruins (SJHL)
9 263 Travis Morin Center  United States Minnesota State Mavericks (WCHA)

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "2004 NHL Entry Draft Picks at hockeydb.com". hockeyDB.com. Retrieved August 7, 2016.