ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals will begin their 2016-17 Training Camp at Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Friday, Sept. 23, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.
Training camp will last 19 days with the NHL regular season beginning on Wednesday, Oct. 12. Washington will open the 2016-17 regular season against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday, Oct. 13 at CONSOL Energy Center. This marks the Capitals' 10th training camp at Kettler Capitals Iceplex, the Metro-accessible, inside-the-Beltway practice facility that features two NHL-sized rinks. All on-ice sessions, like every Capitals practice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex, will be open to the public and free of charge.