Hockey in July? Yes, definitely. I think it is safe to say that the DC area is a "hockey town." There were an estimated 3000 fans at Kettler Iceplex to watch the Washington Capitals Development Camp wrap up on Saturday, July 16, 2011 with an intrasquad scrimmage and Fan Fest. [DevCampGuide]
Head Coach Bruce Boudreau and GM George McPhee addressed the media after the scrimmage as well as several prospects.
Team A (Red) won 5-2 over Team B (White). The following photographs visually summarize the scrimmage.
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