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The Capitals continue with their second day of Training Camp at MedStar Capitals Iceplex today. Group A will begin practice at 9:30 a.m. with Group B following at 11:30 a.m. Today's groups are linked here.

This season, the Capitals' core of Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, John Carlson, T.J. Oshie, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Dmitry Orlov and Tom Wilson will enter their seventh season together. Only the Anaheim Ducks, New York Islanders, Tampa Bay Lightning and Winnipeg Jets have at least seven players play together for the last six seasons on their active roster. This septet of players have combined for 826 of the Capitals' 1,463 goals since 2015-15 (56.5%), 1,377 of the 2,487 assists (55.4%) and 2,203 of the 3,950 points (55.8%).

Over the last six seasons, the Capitals have a record of 285-124-44, the most wins and points (614 points) in the NHL during that span. In that timeframe, the Capitals have won the Metropolitan Division five times, have won two Presidents' Trophies, a Prince of Wales Trophy and a Stanley Cup.

Schedule & Availability

UPCOMING SCHEDULE:

Today

9:30 a.m.: Group A practice (Arlington Rink)

10:15 a.m.: Group A practice (Capitals Rink)

Post-skate: Group A media availability

11:30 a.m.: Group B practice (Arlington Rink)

12:15 p.m.: Group B practice (Capitals Rink)

Post-skate: Group B and head coach Peter Laviolette media availability

Saturday, Sept. 25

9:30 a.m.: Group B practice (Arlington Rink)

10:15 a.m.: Group B practice (Capitals Rink)

Post-skate: Group B media availability

11:30 a.m.: Group A practice (Arlington Rink)

12:15 p.m.: Group A practice (Capitals Rink)

Post-skate: Group A and head coach Peter Laviolette media availability

Sunday, Sept. 26

9 a.m.: Non-game group practice (Both rinks)

9:50 a.m.: Non-game group scrimmage (Capitals Rink)

10:50 a.m.: Non-game group scrimmage (Capitals Rink)

Post-skate: Non-game group media availability

5 p.m.: Washington vs. Boston Bruins, Capital One Arena

Post-game: Select players will be available in Interview Room on the Event Level five minutes after the conclusion of the game, followed by head coach Peter Laviolette

TV: NBCSW, NHLN

Monday, Sept. 27

9:30 a.m.: Group A practice (Arlington Rink)

10:15 a.m.: Group A practice (Capitals Rink)

Post-skate: Group A media availability

11:30 a.m.: Group B practice (Arlington Rink)

12:15 p.m.: Group B practice (Capitals Rink)

Post-skate: Group B and head coach Peter Laviolette media availability

Capitals Clips

Sept. 24, 2021

Must Read/See/Hear Material

Caps Clips:

Dump 'n Chase: Caps Start 2021 Training Camp

Washington Post: D.C. Sports Bog: Capitals, Caesars Sportsbook announce NHL's first jersey sponsorship deal / The Capitals are without Nicklas Backstrom as they open training camp

NBC Sports Washington: Ovechkin 'happy' he's staying in D.C., and so are his teammates / Caps' Trevor van Riemsdyk headed for much larger role in 2021-22 / What to watch for in Caps training camp / Oshie was '98% sure' he'd be protected in expansion draft / Evgeny Kuznetsov ready to 'get my smile back in the game' / Backstrom has been off-ice all summer while recovering from hip injury / Dmitry Orlov says he's been vaccinated since return to U.S. / Tom Wilson not taking credit for Rangers' offseason shakeup / T.J. Oshie has fun with Vitek Vanecek's short stint in Seattle / Backstrom out week-to-week, will miss start of Caps training camp

The Athletic: Washington Capitals are first NHL team to sell ad space on jerseys: What the deal means for the league / Capitals are first NHL team to sell ad space on jersey, inking deal with Caesars / Capitals training camp, Day 1: 10 takeaways, from Nicklas Backstrom's rehab to Evgeny Kuznetsov's mindset / Capitals' Nicklas Backstrom will miss start of training camp due to hip injury / 2021-22 NHL season predictions: What to expect from all 32 teams, playoff projections and offseason grades (Washington Capitals mentioned)

NHL.com: Backstrom week to week for Capitals, misses start of training camp

Action Network: Caesars Sportsbook Makes American Major Sports History with Patch on Washington Capitals Jersey / The Most Fashionable Sports Franchises in the U.S. (Washington Capitals mentioned)

AP: NHL training camps open with several big-name stars missing (Nicklas Backstrom mentioned)

The Hockey News: 2022 Olympic Hockey Roster Prediction: Sweden (Nicklas Backstrom, Carl Hagelin mentioned)

Medicine Hat News: Medicine Hat net-minder looking to capitalize on the season (Garin Bjorklund mentioned)

NBC Sports: NHL Injury Roundup: Evgeni Malkin to miss two months; Backstrom sidelined

The Score: Capitals to become 1st NHL team with jersey ads in 2022-23

Seeking Alpha: Caesars Sportsbook strikes deal to be featured on Washington Capitals jerseys

Sport Business: Capitals, Caesars unveil first-ever NHL jersey sponsorship deal

Sports Business Journal: Caps, Caesars reach NHL's first jersey patch deal

Sportsnet: Capitals' Backstrom week-to-week due to ongoing hip rehabilitation

TSN: Caps' Backstrom to miss start of training camp (hip)

Washington Business Journal: Washington Capitals pick gaming company as their first-ever jersey sponsor

WDVM: Capitals begin new quest for Stanley Cup with same core of stars / Capitals embracing return to normal, GM says team will be 100 percent fully vaccinated on Saturday

WUSA9: Capitals Training Camp begins

Broadcast:

*Excluding Game Highlights*                        

Washington Capitals: Caesars Sportsbook Jersey Patch / Brian MacLellan / Peter Laviolette / Conor Sheary / Anthony Mantha / Trevor van Riemsdyk / Tom Wilson / T.J. Oshie / Evgeny Kuznetsov / Alex Ovechkin / Dmitry Orlov / John Carlson / Timelapse | Capital One Arena Ice

WJLA-TV ABC 7: Capitals Media Day Interview featuring Tom Wilson (11 p.m.) / Capitals Media Day Interview featuring Alex Ovechkin (6 p.m.)

WRC-TV NBC 4: Capitals Media Day Interviews featuring T.J. Oshie, Alex Ovechkin, and Tom Wilson (6 a.m.) / Capitals Media Day Interviews featuring T.J. Oshie, Alex Ovechkin, and Tom Wilson (5 a.m.) / Capitals Media Day Interviews featuring T.J. Oshie, Alex Ovechkin, and Tom Wilson (4 a.m.) / Capitals Media Day Interviews featuring T.J. Oshie, Alex Ovechkin, and Tom Wilson (2 a.m.) /Capitals Media Day Interviews featuring T.J. Oshie, Alex Ovechkin, and Tom Wilson (11 p.m.) /Capitals Media Day Interviews featuring T.J. Oshie and Alex Ovechkin (6 p.m.) / Capitals Media Day Interviews featuring Tom Wilson, Lars Eller and Alex Ovechkin (4 p.m.)

WUSA-TV CBS 9: Capitals Media Day Interviews Featuring T.J. Oshie, Alex Ovechkin and Tom Wilson (4 a.m.) / Capitals Media Day Interviews Featuring T.J. Oshie, Alex Ovechkin and Tom Wilson (11 p.m.) / Capitals Media Day Interviews Featuring T.J. Oshie, Alex Ovechkin and Tom Wilson (6 p.m.)

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