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Capitals Announce Development Camp Schedule

by Staff Writer / Washington Capitals
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.
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