News From The Washington Capitals’ Informal Practice at MedStar Capitals Iceplex: T.J. Oshie Returns

While the Capitalsprospects were skating in a rookie tournament game against Tampa Bay on Monday, the veterans were hitting the ice in preparations for training camp, which begins on Thursday. 

Forward T.J. Oshie returned to MedStar today.

The Capitals also announced a few time changes in their regular season.

 

Players who have already begun reporting to Medstar Capitals Iceplex for informal skates include: Alex Ovechkin, Matt Niskanen, John Carlson, Nicklas Backstrom, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Tom Wilson, Lars Eller, Brett Connolly, 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, Connor Hobbs, Mason Mitchell, Garrett Pilon, Brian Pinho and Tobias Geisser, in addition to a number of other prospects preparing for this weekend’s tournament.

The Capitals’ prospects will play their final game of the prospect showcase in Estero, Florida tomorrow at 11:30 AM against the Nashville Predators. You can listen to the game on Caps Radio 24/7, which can be found on the Capitals’ page of the NHL app.

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Only three more days until the quest for a repeat begins Caps fans!

By Harrison Brown

About Harrison Brown

Harrison is a diehard Caps fan and a hockey fanatic with a passion for sports writing. He attended his first game at age 8 and has been a season ticket holder since the 2010-2011 season. His fondest Caps memory was seeing T.J. Oshie's hat-trick​ during Game 1 of the Caps' second round playoff series against Pittsburgh in 2016. In his spare time, he enjoys travel, photography, and hanging out with his two dogs. Follow Harrison on Twitter @HarrisonB927077
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