News and Notes From the Capitals’ Informal Practice and MedStar Capitals Iceplex

\kuz.jpgWhile the prospects were playing their final game of the prospect showcase in Florida, the veterans were back at MedStar Capitals Iceplex in Arlington for another informal practice prior to training camp, which kicks off on Thursday. 

NBC Sports Washington announced their broadcast schedule for the upcoming Capitals‘ season. It will include Caps Faceoff an hour before puck drop, Caps Gametime 30 minutes prior to the game, Caps Postgame Live immediately following games, and Caps Overtime following that. All games can be heard on 106.7 FM.

Center Nic Dowd, who signed a one-year contract with the team as an unrestricted free agent on July 1, spoke to Isabelle Khurshudyan of the Washington Post about settling into the District of Columbia.


Chris Kuc of the Athletic also spoke to Capitals’ head coach Todd Reirden about taking over a cup contender and training camp. You can find the interview here.

Players who have already begun reporting to Medstar Capitals Iceplex for informal skates include: Alex Ovechkin, Matt Niskanen, John Carlson, Nicklas Backstrom, Evgeny Kuznetsov, T.J. Oshie, Tom Wilson, Lars Eller, Brett Connolly, Braden Holtby, Pheonix Copley, Ilya Samsonov, Vitek Vanecek, Brooks Orpik, Christian Djoos, Jakub Vrana, Axel Jonsson-Fjallby, 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.

Only two more days until Capitals hockey returns, 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 watching the Capitals hoist the Stanley Cup in Las Vegas. In his spare time, he enjoys travel, photography, and hanging out with his two dogs. Follow Harrison on Twitter @HarrisonB927077
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