News from Capitals Morning Skate

Kettler

On the ice at Kettler today: John Carlson, Matt Niskanen, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Dmitri Orlov, Stanislav Galiev, Liam O’Brien, Nathan Walker, Jakub Vrana, Vitek Vanecek, and Connor Carrick.  (Alex Prewitt/Washington Post)

Dmitry Orlov shut down for about 3 weeks after the season, but the surgically repaired wrist is “fine right now…Feel good. Ready to go.” (Alex Prewitt/Washington Post)

Capitals Defenseman John Carlson says Dmitry Orlov’s shot as hard as he can remember. (Chuck Gormley/CSN)

Honest Matt Niskanen: “I think I feel okay. ..It’s just awkward to get back into it. You feel awkward for a while.” (Alex Prewitt/Washington Post)

Andre Burakovsky is scheduled to arrive on September 10th.

Nothing has been officially announced, however training camp will likely start a day or two after rookie tournament, so our best guess will be Friday, September 18th, plus or minus a day.  Update: Off-ice testing is Sept. 17. First day on the ice is Sept. 18.

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.

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
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