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Capitals Fan Fest to be held Tuesday, June 27

Peter Bondra, Mike Knuble, and Olaf Kolzig Highlight Caps Alumni Exhibition; Development Camp to take place at Kettler Capitals Iceplex from June 27 through July 1.

by Washington Capitals @Capitals /

ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals will host Caps Fan Fest at Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Tuesday, June 27, with activations beginning at 3 p.m. The Capitals Alumni Exhibition will take place at 7:30 p.m. at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. Participating alumni are scheduled to include Peter Bondra, John Druce, Mike Knuble, Olaf Kolzig, Clint Malarchuck, Rod Langway and Yvon Labre with more to be announced at a later date. In addition, the Washington Capitals Alumni Association (WCAA) will be hosting the inaugural Bourbon & Cigar fundraiser event at the W Hotel Rooftop on Monday, June 26. For more information on the WCAA, visit

The Capitals Development Camp will run from June 27 through July 1 at Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va. The entire camp is open to the public (complete on-ice schedule and roster will be announced at a later date) with a scrimmage set for Saturday, July 1, at 10 a.m. All on-ice sessions are free and open to the public.

In addition to the Caps Alumni Exhibition, this year's Fan Fest will feature the team's annual equipment sale, Q&A sessions and photo opportunities with members of the Capitals Alumni Association, coaching staff and Capitals prospects, and kid zone activities from 3-7 p.m. Season-ticket holders will have the first opportunity to shop at the equipment sale; details on that opportunity will be sent to each account in their Club Red 365 Insider update.

More details and a schedule of events for Fan Fest will be released at a later date. 

A list of other important offseason dates is included below.

Upcoming Capitals Events:
Wednesday, June 21: NHL Awards, Las Vegas (NBC Sports Network)
Friday, June 23: 2017 NHL Draft - first round (NBC Sports Network)
Saturday, June 24: 2017 NHL Draft - rounds 2-7 (NHL Network)
Saturday, July 1: First day of NHL free agency
Tuesday, June 27: Capitals Development Camp begins/Capitals Fan Fest
Saturday, July 1: Scrimmage, camp concludes

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