A Full House of Capitals at Kettler on Saturday


Saturday will be an excellent day for local Caps fans to take-in a Capitals training camp practice, as the final few stragglers make their official camp debut.

Head coach Barry Trotz and Goaltenders Braden Holtby and Philipp Grubauer will attend their first training camp practice on Saturday, after returning from the World Cup of Hockey.

The trio were the final three Capitals involved with the World Cup of Hockey, making tomorrow the first day in which all roster players will be present and accounted for.

The Capitals had their first day off of training camp on Friday. The team will go split-squad on Saturday, as one group will prepare for the Islanders on Saturday night.

The rosters for Saturday’s game against the Islanders:


The group not traveling for the Islanders game will practice at 11:00 am. Additionally, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Nicklas Backstrom will be taking their conditioning test Saturday morning.

Capitals pre-game notes for Capitals vs. Islanders: here.

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 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 Civil 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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