2013 Capitals Development Camp Guide

Posted on July 03, 2013 by Ben Guerrero

2013 WASHINGTON CAPITALS

DEVELOPMENT CAMP

 

Kettler Capitals Iceplex • Arlington, Virginia

July 8-13, 2013

 


CAPITALS DEVELOPMENT CAMP NOTES

The Washington Capitals will host the 2013 Prospect Development Camp from July 8-13 at Kettler Capitals Iceplex.

Capitals development camp is an annual week-long summer session with on- and off-ice workouts designed to help Capitals prospects improve their games and allow the Capitals to evaluate their progress. This is the seventh straight year that the camp is being held at Kettler Capitals Iceplex; past development camps have been held in Odenton, Md., and Hershey, Pa.

All on-ice sessions, including the four intrasquad games, are free and open to the public.

Attendees include Capitals prospects who are under contract and recent Capitals draft picks who have not been signed yet. In addition, several undrafted and free agent amateur players will be in attendance. The full roster of players, including invitees, will be available on the first day of camp (July 8).   

The Capitals will host Fan Fest on Saturday, July 13. In addition to the scrimmage, Fan Fest will feature the team’s annual equipment sale and autograph sessions with Capitals defenseman Steven Oleksy and other Capitals prospects as well as a special free open skate.

Media information – Head coach Adam Oates and players will be made available to the media following the final on-ice session of each day (approximate times listed to the right). Players not in the group that is on the ice for the final session will be brought to the interview area upon request. Due to space constraints, the Capitals locker room is closed to the media for the duration of camp.

Please make player requests to a member of the Capitals’ media relations staff.


For the full camp guide and roster, CLICK HERE.


CAMP SCHEDULE

Monday, July 8

9:00 a.m.: Team White on ice (testing)

10:45 a.m.: Team Red on ice (testing)

2:30 p.m.: Team White on ice

3:30 p.m.: Team White media avail.

4:00 p.m.: Team Red on ice

5:00 p.m.: Team Red media avail.

5:15 p.m.: Adam Oates media avail.


Tuesday, July 9

9:15 a.m.: Team Red on ice

10:15 a.m.: Team Red media avail.

10:50 a.m.: Team White on ice

11:50 a.m.: Team White media avail.


Wednesday, July 10

9:00 a.m.: Team Red on ice

10:30 a.m.: Team White on ice

3:45 p.m.: Intrasquad scrimmage

5:15 p.m.: Media availability


Thursday, July 11

9:00 a.m.: Team White on ice

10:00 a.m.: Team Red on ice

3:00 p.m.: Intrasquad scrimmage

4:30 p.m.: Media availability


Friday, July 12

11:00 a.m.: Intrasquad scrimmage

12:30 p.m.: Media availability


Saturday, July 13

Capitals Fan Fest

10:00 a.m.: Intrasquad scrimmage

1:00 p.m.: Media availability

*All practice times and media availability sessions are approximate and subject to change.


CAMP STORYLINES

 

Quick studies – Two players who attended last summer’s development camp ended up playing for the Capitals in 2012-13. Cameron Schilling (one game) and Tom Wilson (three playoff games) each made their NHL debuts with Washington last season. Those two and four others –Barry Almeida, Stanislav Galiev, Nate Schmidt and T.J. Syner– appeared in games for the Hershey Bears of the AHL. Eight players from last summer’s development camp played for the 2013 Kelly Cup-winning Reading Royals, Washington’s ECHL affiliate: Almeida, Brandon Anderson, David Civitarese, Galiev, Sergey Kostenko, Syner, David Vallorani and Scott Wietecha.

Age differential – Similar to an NHL roster, there is some age disparity between those attending camp this week. Recently drafted Brian Pinho (born May 11, 1995) is the youngest roster player attending camp while Patrick Wey (born March 21, 1990) is the oldest.

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Caps Today Schedule

Wednesday, Nov. 26
11:30 a.m.: Morning skate, Nassau Coliseum
7 p.m.: at New York Islanders, Nassau Coliseum
TV: CSN+
Audio: WJFK 106.7, WFED 1500, Caps Radio Network, Caps Mobile App, WashingtonCaps.com

Thursday, Nov. 27
11:30 a.m.: Practice, Kettler Capitals Iceplex (Kettler closed to public - holiday)

Friday, Nov. 28
3 p.m.: Barry Trotz media availability, Verizon Center
5 p.m.: vs. New York Islanders, Verizon Center
TV: CSN
Audio: WJFK 106.7, WFED 1500, Caps Radio Network, Caps Mobile App, WashingtonCaps.com

Saturday, Nov. 29
5 p.m.: Barry Trotz media availability, Air Canada Centre
7 p.m.: at Toronto Maple Leafs, Air Canada Centre
TV: CSN, CBC, NHLN
Audio: WJFK 106.7, WFED 1500, Caps Radio Network, Caps Mobile App, WashingtonCaps.com

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