The Washington Capitals announced on Monday that the team will open training camp for the 2022-23 season on September 22 at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. The Capitals will also hold their media day on September 22.
In addition, the team announced that the Capitals’ “Rookie Camp” will be held from September 15-19, also at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. The team decided against participating in one of the many rookie and prospect tournaments being held by teams throughout the NHL, and hold the rookie camp instead.
FROM THE CAPITALS
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals will begin their 2022-23 Training Camp presented by MedStar Health and hold Caps Media Day on Thursday, Sept. 22 at MedStar Capitals Iceplex, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.
All Capitals players, coaches and management will be available to the media. The complete training camp schedule and roster will be announced at a later date. Similar to previous years, MedStar Capitals Iceplex will be closed to the media on Wednesday, Sept. 21 – the day Capitals veterans conduct physicals and off-ice testing.
This marks the Capitals’ 16th training camp at MedStar Capitals Iceplex, the Metro-accessible, inside-the-Beltway practice facility that features two NHL-sized rinks. All on-ice sessions will be open to the public and free of charge.
Prior to the start of NHL training camp, the Capitals Rookie Camp will run from Thursday, Sept. 15 through Monday, Sept. 19 at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. Among the Capitals rookies scheduled to participate in the camp will be Hendrix Lapierre, Vincent Iorio, Clay Stevenson and Bear Hughes. A complete roster will be released at a later date.
Upcoming Capitals Events
Thursday, Sept. 15 Start of Capitals Rookie Camp at MedStar Capitals Iceplex
Thursday, Sept. 22 Start of NHL training camp (first on-ice session) at MedStar Capitals Iceplex
Wednesday, Oct. 12 Season opener versus the Boston Bruins at Capital One Arena