News and Notes From Washington Capitals Informal Skate at Medstar Capitals Iceplex

Wednesday morning saw a few additional players trickle into Medstar Capitals Iceplex, to particpate in informal skates prior to training camp. Training camp is set to start next week (September 13). 

Jakub Vrana and Axel Jonsson-Fjallby, who both arrived in town on Tuesday, we’re the two primary new additions this morning at Medstar.

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Players who have already begun reporting to Medstar Capitals Iceplex for informal skates include: Alex Ovechkin, Matt Niskanen, John Carlson, Nicklas Backstrom, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Lars Eller, Braden Holtby, Pheonix Copley, Ilya Samsonov, Vitek Vanecek, Brooks Orpik, Christian Djoos, Jakub Vrana, Axel Jonsson-Fjallby, Nic Dowd (#26), Shane Gersich, Jonas Siegenthaler, Nathan Walker and Tobias Geisser, in addition to a number of other prospects preparing for this weekend’s rookie tournament.


We will have more on today’s informal skate later today.

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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