Sights & Sounds from Media Day, First Day of Capitals’ 2020-21 Training Camp

Photos: @Capitals

The first day of the Washington Capitals2020-21 training camp is officially here! Although the start of on-ice sessions does not begin until Monday, January 4, Sunday was limited to medical and testing; however, fans were given a glimpse of the action at Medstar Capitals Iceplex during the team’s media day.

Promotional photos and videos were taken on the ice.

Videos: @capitals/IG

New Year, New Guys

New faces will be rocking the red this season. The Capitals shared the stalls of two newly signed defenseman: Justin Schultz and Zdeno Chara.

The team tweeted photos of forward Conor Sheary and defensemen Trevor van Riemsdyk, Paul LaDue, and Schultz.

Alex Ovechkin

The Great Eight is heading into his sweet sixteenth season! We got a behind the scenes look at an upcoming Alex Ovechkin promo.

Nice to See Ya

Backy’s back, all right! Center Nicklas Backstrom is heading into his fourteenth NHL season!

The Capitals captured more photos of forwards Carl Hagelin, Tom Wilson, and Jakub Vrana, centers Lars Eller and Evgeny Kuznetsov, and defensemen John Carlson and Dmitry Orlov, and goaltender Ilya Samsonov.

Essential Links

NHL Releases 2020-21 Regular-Season Schedule; Capitals’ Home Opener vs. Sabres On January 22

Peter Laviolette Thinks Competition For Capitals’ Backup Goaltender Job Will Be “A Great Battle”

2020-21 NHL Pre-Season Power Rankings

Capitals Announce 2020-21 Training Camp Roster

What To Keep An Eye On As Capitals Open Training Camp

By Della Young

About Della Young

Della Young is an aspiring novelist and screenwriter who earned a BFA in Creative Writing from Full Sail University in 2021. She is currently pursuing a Master of Arts in Screenwriting from Regent University. Della comes from a family of big Capitals fans and became inspired to start writing for hockey in 2019. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, and working on both sides of the camera. Follow Della on Twitter: @dellayoung
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