A relatively quiet morning at Kettler on Saturday, as attention sifts focus to the rookie tournament in Estero, Florida. No new player reports. Head Coach Barry Trotz and the coaching staff left this morning for the Rookie Tournament.
The first game for the Capitals Rookies is 3 pm today vs. the Panthers. You can catch the game streamed live on the Washington Capitals website, or listen live on the Washington Capitals radio app, or capsradio247.com.
Practice lines: Vrana-Stephenson-Barber, Herbert-Boyd-O’Brien, Walker-Koules-Elgestal, McGauley-Cox-Wilson/DeBlois. Defensive pairings Siegenthaler-Bowey, Djoos-Lewington, Texeira-Hobbs, Gibbs-Basso. Goalies: Vanecek, Kozun. For news and the Panthers roster for today’s game, you can find that here.
News and Notes
The Washington Capitals and Verizon Center will build the ice surface at Verizon Center on Monday, Sept. 14, through Tuesday, Sept. 15. The placement of logos and markings will occur after 2 p.m. on Sept. 15.
Training Camp Day
The Washington Capitals will host Caps Training Camp Day on Saturday, Sept. 19, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. More info here.
Interview with Steve Richmond, Director of Player Development (Mike Vogel, Caps)
The Hockey News’ 2015-2016 Season Preview – Washington Capitals (THN)
After a long summer, Capitals’ first steps on ice can seem slippery (Alex Prewitt/WaPo)
Report: Maple Leafs sign Glencross to PTO (Emily Sadler/SportsNet)
Karl Alzner Talks Capitals Casino Night (WJLA)
T.J. Oshie joins Capitals, already feeling ‘very comfortable’ in D.C. (Alex Prewitt/WaPo)