ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals will hold its annual development camp from July 13-18 at Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va. The camp, which features recent Capitals draft picks, select rookie players and other prospects, includes on- and off-ice workouts. Coach Bruce Boudreau and his staff will run the camp.
The on-ice workouts, which will include multiple scrimmages, are open to the public and media. The off-ice workouts are closed to the public and media.
|Capitals Summer Development Camp On Ice Schedule |
|Sunday, July 12 ||Players arrive |
|Monday, July 13 ||Group A on ice at 10 a.m.; Group B on ice at 2:30 p.m. |
|Tuesday, July 14 ||Group B on ice at 10 a.m.; Group A on ice at 2:30 p.m. |
|Wednesday, July 15 ||Group A on ice at 10 a.m.; Group B on ice at 11:15 a.m.; scrimmage from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. |
|Thursday, July 16 ||Group B on ice at 10 a.m.; Group A on ice at 11:15 a.m.; scrimmage from 3:30 – 6:30 p.m. |
|Friday, July 17 ||Group A on ice at 10 a.m.; Group B on ice at 11:45 a.m. |
|Saturday, July 18 ||Scrimmage from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.; players depart |
The camp’s complete roster is yet to be finalized, but among the confirmed participants are Capitals first-round draft picks Anton Gustafsson (2008), John Carlson
(2008) and Joe Finley (2005). Also confirmed are Francois Bouchard (2006 second-round selection) and Mathieu Perreault
(2006 sixth-round selection) from the 2009 AHL Calder Cup champion Hershey Bears. The 2009 ECHL Kelly Cup champion South Carolina Stingrays will be represented by Josh Godfrey (2007 second-round selection). Seventh-round selection in 2007 Stefan Della Rovere, who was a member of Canada’s gold-medal winning World Junior Championship team, will also be at development camp. Certain selections from the recently completed 2009 NHL Entry Draft will also attend.