Washington Capitals Daily Report – 09/06/16


Those not participating in the World Cup of Hockey held an informal skate this morning, which included a couple of new arrivals. The band is getting back together!

Morning Skate:
Justin Williams, Marcus Johansson and Lars Eller where among those who made their official return to Kettler this morning (Tuesday). Also in attendance was goalie Vitek Vanecek, Karl Alzner and Brad Malone.


Justin Williams return to the Kettler ice was caught by CSN cameras this morning. Welcome back Willy!


Lars Eller met with the media this morning:

Marcus Johansson also met with media this morning:

News and Notes:

  • Congratulations to Philipp Grubauer who was added to Team Europe’s roster.
  • The Capitals announced this morning that their 2016-2017 training camp will begin on Friday, September 23rd.
  • Tickets for the World Cup of Hockey are still available, online only on WashingtonCaps.com

Daily News Links:
Trotz sees a big opportunity for Holtby at the World Cup, regardless of role. (CSN)
Grubauer Named to Replace Andersen for Team Europe (Mike Vogel)
Ovechkin, Kuznetsov and Orlov assume leading roles on Team Russia (CSN)
Initial pairing suggest big role for John Carlson on Team USA (CSN)
Team Russia coach questions opponents’ injuries (NHL)
After Bouncing Around, Lars Eller “Excited” to Settle in at Center for the Capitals (CSN)

Recent NoVa Caps Articles:
Capitals Announce Training Camp Schedule
Team Russia Practice – Day 2: Photos and Videos
World Cup of Hockey – Meet Team North America

Capitals Community:
Somebody got a new puppy!

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Quality time with Kino😘

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Happy 2nd Anniversary to Gina and John Carlson:


Photo of the day:


By Jon Sorensen

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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