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Five Days at Washington Capitals Development Camp (2015), by Jean-Marie Simpson

For five days at the beginning of July, when it was hot and humid outside, there was ice hockey at Kettler Capitals IcePlex, the practice home of the Washington Capitals.  Eighteen free agents and eighteen draft picks, including names like … Continue reading

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2015 Caps Fan Fest – Crowded, But a Good One – Photo Recap

(Photo: @BringHockeyBacktoRVA) The day started for many, standing in line early to meet the new guy, T.J. Oshie.  Some reports had the line starting at 8:00 a.m. this morning.  Great welcome for the new guy, way to go Caps fans! … Continue reading

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Development Camp Profile: Connor Hobbs

Photo: Tigers Hockey Connor Hobbs, the 20 year-old Defenseman from Regina, Saskatoon, Canada, was a 5th round draft pick by the Washington Capitals in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft, and will be attending his first development camp July 7-11, 2015.  The … Continue reading

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Development Camp Profile: Christian Djoos

20 year-old Defenseman Christian Djoos, from Goteborg, Sweden, was a 7th round draft pick by the Washington Capitals in the 2012 NHL Draft.  Djoos recorded a career-high 17 points in 50 games (5g, 12a) with Brynas IF Galve (Sweden) last … Continue reading

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Development Camp Profile: Lucas Carlsson

The 6′-0″, 17 year-old Defenseman from Galve, Sweden is a free agent invitee to this years development camp. Carlsson recorded 14 points (8g, 6a) in nine games with the Brynas under-18 team (Sweden-Jr. U18) and 18 points (6g, 12a) in … Continue reading

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Development Camp Preview: Liam O’Brien

Liam O’Brien took great advantage of last years Development Camp, ultimately garnering a spot on the opening roster for the Washington Capitals.  O’Brien, who went undrafted, received a training camp invite from the Capitals in 2014, and made the team, earning … Continue reading

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Updated: Camping with the Caps, July 7-11th (With Full Schedule)

Next Tuesday (July 7th) marks the start of the Washington Capitals annual “Development Camp”.  The event, open to the public, brings in Capitals’ prospects from all over the world (including draft picks from this past weekend’s draft), for an annual … Continue reading

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CapItals Develoment Camp: Quick Take on Thomas DiPauli., By Zach Hart

(Photo: Washington Capitals) For those attending this year’s Development Camp at Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Thomas DiPauli is one to keep an eye on.  I enjoyed watching him at last year’s Development Camp as when he hopped on the ice, he … Continue reading

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Next Swede Up? Development Camp Preview: Kevin Elgestal

(Photo by Pia Ilenius, Pucksnack.com) Kevin Elgestal, the 19 year old Right Winger from Gothenberg, Sweden, was a 7th round draft pick (194th overall) by Washington Capitals in last year’s NHL Entry Draft.  Elgestal spent last season playing with Frolunda HC … Continue reading

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Capitals Development Camp Profile: Shane Gersich

  (Photo: MH Hockey Prospects) In a league that is fast and only getting faster, young gun Shane Gersich was a welcomed addition to the Washington Capitals organization last year. Elite Hockey Prospects report on Gersich states “he has game … Continue reading

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