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Washington Capitals Announce Rookie Camp Schedule


By Mitra Zolfaghari

ARLINGTON, Va.- The Washington Capitals will begin their rookie camp on Thursday, Sept. 5 through Monday Sept. 9 at Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Vice President and General Manager George McPhee announced Thursday

The on-ice workouts at the Iceplex are free and open to the public. Superior participants in rookie camp will be invited to join the veterans in training camp, which begins on Thursday, Sept. 12.

Similar to the rookie camp, all on-ice workouts of training camp are open to the public.

Capitals rookies selected to participate in the camp are right wing Tom Wilson, left wing Andre Burakovsky, defenseman Nate Schmidt and defenseman Connor Carrick.

A complete roster of all players will be released at a later date.

Following camp, the rookie players will face off against the Philadelphia Flyers' rookies at 3 p.m. at the Iceplex.

Day                                         Time                                                    Event
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

Upcoming Capitals Events
Thursday, Sept. 5         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

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