Monday, July 11, 2011 was the first day of Development Camp at Kettler Iceplex for the Washington Capitals. Camp will continue through Saturday, July 16 ending with Fan Fest and an intrasquad scrimmage. [DevCampGuide]
Several players talked with the media as well as Coach Bruce Boudreau, GM George McPhee and Associate Goaltending Coach Olie Kolzig. Centers Cody Eakin and Mattias Sjogren are in a Battle to Impress Caps Brass.
There will be more stories coming this week as well as tweets at @capsnewsnetwork and @cnichols14. The following photographs visually summarize day one.
Forwards: Cody Eakin, Pat Mullane, Luke Lockhart, Garrett Mitchell, Michael Collins, David Civitarese, Andrew Cherniwchan, Samuel Henley, Chase Grant, Dmitry Kugryshev, Thomas Frazee, Taylor Stefishmen.
Defensemen: Garrett Haar, Patrick Koudys, Luke Eibler, Patrick Wey, Samuel Carrier, Dustin Stevenson, Wade Epp, Jimmy Oligny.
Goalies: Philipp Grubauer and Steffen Soberg
Forwards: Mattias Sjogren, Brock Montpetit, Danick Paquette, Stanislav Galiev, Travis Boyd, Greg Burke, Mitch Elliot, Garrett Ross, Cameron Burt, Caleb Herbert, Aaron Schmit, T.J. Syner, Reid Edmondson, Adam Mitchell.
Defensemen: Brett Flemming, Scott Wietecha, Conor Allen, Mike Boivin, Kyle Follmer, Dmitri Orlov, Karl Stollery, Nick Tabisz.
Goalies: Brandon Anderson and Jacob Gervais-Chouinard