News From Capitals Morning Skate


Karl Alzner and Jason Chimera returned To the ice today, to join John Carlson, Matt Niskanen, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Dmitri Orlov, Stanislav Galiev, Liam O’Brien, Nathan Walker, Jakub Vrana, Vitek Vanecek, and Connor Carrick.

In an article with, Capitals Captain Alex Ovechkin stated he plans to be back at Kettler on September 13th or September 14th.

Capitals Schedule
Training Camp – Off-ice testing is set for Thursday, September. 17. The first day on the ice training camp is set for Friday, September. 18.

Rookie Tournament – September 12th-15th, Estero, Florida.  The schedule for games, and projected roster for the Capitals can be found here.


Bits and Pieces
Madison Bowey is participating in the Rookie Showcase today in Toronto.

madison bowey

(Photo EA Sports)

Reminder: Washington Capitals Casino Night will take place Saturday, Nov. 14 at the Sheraton Pentagon City in Arlington.

Capitals Defensemen Nate Schmidt is wrapping up his summer vacation.


If you are interested in attending morning skates at Kettler, please check the “Caps Today” link in the upper right corner of the front page of the NoVa Caps site.


(Photo: Washington Capitals)

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His interest in the Caps has grown over the decades and included time as a season ticket holder. He has been a journalist covering the team for 10+ years, primarily focusing on analysis, analytics and prospect development.
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