Capitals Unveil 2019 Rookie Tournament Roster

The Washington Capitals released their roster for the 2019 Prospect Tournament in Nashville, Tennessee, which will take place from Saturday through Tuesday.

Notable players participating include 2019 first-round draft pick Connor McMichael, 2019 second-round pick Brett Leason, and 2018 first-round pick Alexander Alexeyev.

The Capitals’ prospects will play three games against the Carolina Hurricanes’ on Saturday, the Nashville Predators’ on Sunday, and the Tampa Bay Lightning’s. All of the games will be held at Ford Ice Center and will be streamed online.

The team also released their tournament guide, which can be found here.

From The Caps

The Washington Capitals will compete in a four-team prospect showcase to be held at Ford Ice Center in Antioch, Tenn., from Sept. 7-10. The 2019 Prospects Showcase will also feature top prospects from the Nashville Predators, the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Carolina Hurricanes. Capitals prospects will face each team once in the round robin showcase.

The Capitals’ tournament roster includes prospects who are under contract and recent Capitals draft picks who have not been signed yet. In addition, several undrafted and free agent amateur players will participate. Each game will feature three 20 minute periods, followed by a shootout, regardless of the score. Video of each game will be lived streamed by visiting WashingtonCaps.com, as well as audio only broadcasts on Caps Radio 24/7. The Capitals will also hold practice on Sept. 6 and 9, both at 11 a.m. 

The complete Tournament schedule is listed below: 

Saturday, Sept. 7 – Washington vs. Carolina 1 p.m. WATCH LIVE

Saturday, Sept. 7 – Tampa Bay vs. Nashville 4 p.m. WATCH LIVE

Sunday, Sept. 8 – Nashville vs. Washington 1 p.m. WATCH LIVE

Sunday, Sept. 8 – Tampa Bay vs. Carolina 4 p.m. WATCH LIVE

Tuesday, Sept. 10 – Washington vs. Tampa Bay 10 a.m. WATCH LIVE

Tuesday, Sept. 10 Nashville vs. Carolina 1 p.m. WATCH LIVE

All Times Central 

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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5 Responses to Capitals Unveil 2019 Rookie Tournament Roster

  1. Anonymous says:

    Netminder Beck Warm will get another look by the #ALLCAPS. Warm, who hails from the WHL’s Tri-City Americans (partly owned by Olie Kolzig) had a very impressive development camp and dev. camp scrimmage. Will likely get middle game on Sunday.

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