Capitals Announce Rookie Camp Schedule; Training Camp Begins Sept. 19

Posted on September 03, 2014 by Caps PR

ARLINGTON, Va. – The 2014 Washington Capitals Rookie Camp will begin on Thursday, Sept. 11 and will run through Tuesday, Sept. 16, when the Capitals rookies face off against the Philadelphia Flyers’ rookies at 3 p.m. at Flyers Skate Zone, the official practice facility of the Philadelphia Flyers, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan 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 Friday, Sept. 19 (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 forwards Andre Burakovsky, Jakub Vrana, Chandler Stephenson and goaltender Pheonix Copley. A complete roster will be released at a later date.

Washington Capitals Rookie Camp Schedule

Day                                         Time                                                    Event

Thursday, Sept. 11                   3 p.m. – 4 p.m.                                   Practice (Capitals Rink)

                                                 4:15 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.                        On-ice testing (Capitals Rink)

Friday, Sept. 12                        10 a.m. – 11 a.m.                               Practice (Arlington Rink)

                                                 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.                               Conditioning Test (Capitals Rink)

Saturday, Sept. 13                    9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.                       Practice (Arlington Rink)

                                                 10:15 a.m. – 11 a.m.                          Practice (Capitals Rink)

Sunday, Sept. 14                       9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.                       Practice (Arlington Rink)

                                                 10:15 a.m. – 11 a.m.                          Practice (Capitals Rink)

Monday, Sept. 15                      9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.                       Practice (Arlington Rink)

                                                 10:15 a.m. – 11 a.m.                          Practice (Capitals Rink)

Tuesday, Sept. 16                     3 p.m.                                                Capitals at Flyers (Flyers Skate Zone)

Note: Head coach Barry Trotz and players will be made available to the media following the final on-ice session each day. Please make player requests to a member of the Caps media relations staff. The Capitals vs. Flyers rookie game will be played at Flyers Skate Zone, 601 Laurel Oak Road, Voorhees, New Jersey. Media planning on covering the game are asked to contact the Flyers public relations department to request credentials.

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Upcoming Dates

Tuesday, Sept. 16
9:30 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.: Informal veterans skate (Capitals Rink)
3 p.m.: Capitals at Flyers (Flyers Skate Zone)

Wednesday, Sept. 17
Day off

Thursday, Sept. 18

NHL players physicals/testing – No Media Availability

Friday, Sept. 19
Capitals Media Day, Kettler Capitals Iceplex
9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.: Group Blue practice (Arlington Rink)
10:15 a.m. - 11 a.m.: Group Blue practice (Capitals Rink)
11:15 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Off-ice training
12:10 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Video meeting
12:30 p.m.: Group Blue media availability

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.: Group White practice (Arlington Rink)
11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Group White practice (Capitals Rink)
12:45 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.: Off-ice training
1:40 p.m. - 2 p.m.: Video meeting
2 p.m.: Group White Media Availability

12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.: Group Red Practice (Arlington Rink)
1:15 p.m. - 2 p.m.: Group Red practice (Capitals Rink)
2:15 p.m. - 3 p.m.: Off-ice training
3:10 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.: Video meeting
3:30 p.m.: Group Red media availability

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