Tag Archives: Training Camp

Capitals Finalize the Opening Night Roster

October is here and the season starts Thursday night in Ottawa. After winning their final preseason game on Sunday in dramatic fashion against the Blues, Barry Trotz and his coaching staff had to decide who was ultimately going to make … Continue reading

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It’s A G’Day Mate! Nathan Walker Makes the Capitals’ Opening Night Roster

While it comes as no surprise after an impressive training camp and preseason, forward Nathan Walker has made the Capitals’ Opening Night roster, albeit currently as an extra, which provides him the potential of becoming the first Australian to ever … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Announce Roster Cuts, Trim Roster by 10

Photo: Julie Beidler After recently beginning their own training camp, the Capitals’ American Hockey League Affiliate Hershey Bears received several players from the Caps on loan in preparation for the start of the AHL season. Today, the Bears announced their … Continue reading

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Canes Clip Caps, 3-1

Less than 96 hours before Tuesday’s 5:00 p.m. roster deadline, players hoping to make the team on Opening Night took to the ice in Raleigh for the Capitals’ sixth preseason game of the year. While there were some noteworthy performances, … Continue reading

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With Opening Night Six Days Away, Who Will Take the Ice for the Capitals Next Thursday?

So far the Capitals have been through two weeks of training camp, and pundits are already putting together potential lineups for Opening Night on October 5 in Ottawa. For last week’s projection, click here. In this piece, NoVa Caps contributor … Continue reading

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Tyler Graovac Making A Name for Himself With His Extended Training Camp Stay

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images When the Capitals acquired center Tyler Graovac in a trade this past summer, the move seemed to have been made to allow the Capitals to protect fellow center Lars Eller in the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft. And … Continue reading

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Capitals Announce Latest Set of Roster Cuts, Get Closer to Final Roster

After the Capitals’ 4-1 loss to the Carolina Hurricanes in the team’s fourth preseason game last night, more roster cuts were expected to come sometime today. This morning, the Capitals announced their second round of roster cuts, trimming their roster … Continue reading

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Capitals Hold Morning Skate and Scrimmage Ahead of Preseason Home Opener

Photo: @Capitals Capitals players took to the ice Friday morning at Kettler to either prepare for the third preseason game tonight against the Blues or continue to try to impress the coaches for a spot on the roster. With the … Continue reading

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Capitals Announce First Round of Roster Cuts

The Washington Capitals made their first round of cuts today. Coach Barry Trotz announced that Damian Riat (Geneve-Servette), Dmitri Zaitsev (Moose Jaw), Tanner Jeannot (Moose Jaw), Brendan Semchuck (Vancouver Giants), Garrett Pilon (Hershey), Beck Malenstyn (Calgary Hitmen), Jimmy DeVito, Robbie Baillargeon, … Continue reading

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Projecting the Caps’ Opening Night Lineup through Week 1 of Training Camp

So far the Capitals have played two preseason games, and pundits are already putting together potential lineups for Opening Night on October 5 in Ottawa. In this piece, NoVa Caps’ contributor Harrison Brown takes a look at what the Capitals … Continue reading

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