[Ed. note: this FanPost originally ran on July 3, 2012.]
Information on invitees, attendees and the schedule will be updated as the information is released .
Monday, July 9 Group A on ice at 9 a.m.; Group B on ice at 10:45 a.m.; Scrimmage at 3 p.m.
Tuesday, July 10 Group A on ice at 9 a.m.; Group B on ice at 10:45 a.m.; Scrimmage at 2:45 p.m.
Wednesday, July 11 Group A on ice at 8:50 a.m.; Group B on ice at 10:50 a.m
Thursday, July 12 Group B on ice at 9:15 a.m.; Group A on ice at 10:45 a.m.; Scrimmage at 3 p.m
Friday, July 13 Scrimmage at 9:45 a.m.
Saturday, July 14 scrimmage at 10 am / Caps FanFest Information; Equipment Sale is open to the public at noon
The on-ice workouts, which will include multiple scrimmages, are open to the public and media. The off-ice workouts are closed.
Additional Development Camp Information:
Washington Capitals Development Guide (will add link when it's published)
Location: Kettler Capitals IcePlex, Arlington, VA at Ballston Common Mall (click on link for directions and other information)
About the Roster: Signed Players and Caps Draft Picks
- Of the 10 2012 draft picks, 8 are on the preliminary camp roster
- All 4 2011 draft picks are on the roster
- Of the 22 prospects on the roster: 3 are signed to NHL ELCs (contracts) with the Caps
- Some draft picks not on the camp roster, not under Caps contract but rights are still held: Wuthrich, Kostenko, Kuznetsov
Free Agent Invites: Capitals typically do not identify the free agent Invites in their press releases about development camp...these have been identified via articles, blogs and twitter (all subject to change):
Invited players are listed in alphabetical order by position: F-D-G; for hockeydb or eliteprospects profile click on the player's name.
Andreas Martinsen, F, Lillehammer/Norway, next yr. Dusseldorf/DEL
Greg Miller, F, Cornell/NCAA
Nardo Nagtzaam, F, Mercyhurst/NCAA (see link to article earlier in thread)
Brent Tate, F, Lincoln/USHL (commitment to Bowling Green)
Camden Wojtala, F, Bowling Green/NCAA
C.J. Chartrain, D, Niagara/NCAA
Adam McKenzie, D, Air Force/NCAA
Michael Quinn, D, Alaska Fairbanks/NCAA
Nate Schmidt, D, Minnesota/NCAA
Steven Seigo, D, Michigan Tech/NCAA
Scott Wietecha, D, Chicago/ECHL
Scott Darling, G, played minor pro last 2 seasons - SPHL/ECHL/CHL
Note about Walker and whether the Caps can sign him this summer and some other notes: He’s a ‘94 and he falls under the same rules Hyka did last summer with Philadelphia, due to his age (not 22yo as of the recent entry draft) and playing last season overseas. My understanding is that the Caps can't sign him this summer; he’ll be back in the draft next summer. Note, this does not apply to Andreas Martinsen as he was 22yo at the time of the draft. NA based prospects who were eligible to be drafted but went undrafted are eligible to be signed to an NHL contract this summer. See the Caps signing goalie prospect Brandon Anderson a few years ago, as an example.