ARLINGTON, Va. – The 2013 Washington Capitals Rookie Camp will begin on Wednesday, Sept. 4 and will run through Monday, Sept. 9, when the Capitals rookies face off against the Philadelphia Flyers’ rookies at 3 p.m. at Kettler Capitals Iceplex, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.
All on-ice workouts at Kettler Capitals Iceplex are open to the public and free of charge. Select participants in rookie camp will be invited to join veteran players in training camp, which begins Thursday, Sept. 12 (first on-ice session). Like rookie camp, all training camp on-ice workouts are open to the public.
Among the Capitals rookies scheduled to participate in the camp will be Tom Wilson, Andre Burakovsky, Nate Schmidt and Connor Carrick. A complete roster will be released at a later date.
Washington Capitals Rookie Camp Schedule
Day Time Event
Wednesday, Sept. 4 4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Practice (Capitals Rink)
Thursday, Sept. 5 10 a.m. – 11 a.m. On-ice testing (Arlington Rink)
11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Practice (Capitals Rink)
Friday, Sept. 6 10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Practice (Capitals Rink)
Saturday, Sept. 7 10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Practice (Capitals Rink)
Sunday, Sept. 8 10 a.m. – 11:15 a.m. Practice (Capitals Rink)
Monday, Sept. 9 3 p.m. Game vs. Philadelphia Flyers’ rookies
Note: Head coach Adam Oates and players will be made available to the media following the on-ice session. Please make player requests to a member of the Caps media relations staff.
Upcoming Capitals Events
Thursday, Sept. 4 Start of Capitals Rookie Camp (first on-ice session) at Kettler Capitals Iceplex
Monday, Sept. 9 Capitals Rookies host Flyers Rookies at Kettler Capitals Iceplex
Thursday, Sept. 12 Start of NHL training camp (first on-ice session) at Kettler Capitals Iceplex
Tuesday, Sept. 17 Baltimore Hockey Classic (vs. Boston Bruins) at Baltimore Arena
Thursday, Sept. 19 Caps Alumni Game at Kettler Capitals Iceplex
Saturday, Sept. 21 2013 Capitals Convention, presented by GEICO, at Washington Convention Center
Tuesday, Oct. 1 Season opener versus the Chicago Blackhawks at United Center
Thursday, Oct. 3 Home opener versus the Calgary Flames at Verizon Center