ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals will host a four-team rookie tournament to be held at Germain Arena in Estero, Fla., from Sept. 9-12, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. The rookie tournament will also feature top prospects from the Florida Panthers, Nashville Predators and Tampa Bay Lightning.
Capitals prospects will face each of the three other participating teams once during the round-robin tournament. The Capitals' tournament roster and further media information will be announced at a later date.
The complete schedule is listed below:
Saturday, Sept. 9: Florida vs. Washington, 1 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 9: Nashville vs. Tampa Bay, 4:30 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 10: Tampa Bay vs. Washington, 1 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 10: Nashville vs. Florida, 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 12: Washington vs. Nashville, 10 a.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 12: Florida vs. Tampa Bay, 2 p.m.
All Times Eastern