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Capitals Announce Summer Development Camp Schedule

by Staff Writer / Washington Capitals
Nightly scrimmages planned, public welcome

ARLINGTON, Va.  – The Washington Capitals will hold their annual summer development camp at their new training facility for the first time, July 11-14 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.

The on-ice workouts, which will include multiple scrimmages, are open to the public. The off-ice workouts are closed to the public.

Capitals Summer Development Camp On Ice Schedule
Tuesday, July 10            Players arrive
Wednesday, July 11      On ice in two groups beginning at 8:30 a.m.; scrimmage from 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Thursday, July 12           On ice in two groups beginning at 8:30 a.m.; scrimmage from 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Friday, July 13                On ice in two groups beginning at 8:30 a.m.; scrimmage from 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Saturday, July 14           On ice in two groups beginning at 8:30 a.m.; scrimmage from 4:30 – 6 p.m.
Sunday, July 15              Players depart

The camp’s complete roster is yet to be finalized, but among the confirmed participants are Capitals first-round draft picks Karl Alzner (2007), Nicklas Backstrom (2006), Simeon Varlamov (2006), Sasha Pokulok (2005) and Joe Finley (2005). Michal Neuvirth (a 2006 second-round selection) and Maryland natives Luke Lynes (a 2006 Capitals draft pick) and Stephen Werner (a 2003 Capitals draft pick) will also attend.
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