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The Capitals will host their 2016 development camp a week early this year, from Tuesday through Saturday at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. All on-ice sessions are free and open to the public. 

Capitals development camp is an annual week-long summer session with on- and off-ice workouts designed to help Capitals prospects improve their games and allow the Capitals to evaluate their progress. This is the 10th straight year that the camp is being held at Kettler. Past development camps have been held in Odenton, Md., and Hershey, Pa. 

Attendees include Capitals prospects who are under contract and recent Capitals draft picks who have not yet been signed yet. Goaltending prospect Ilya Samsonov, who was the Capitals’ first pick of last year’s draft, is scheduled to be in attendance for the first time. One notable absence is forward Thomas DiPauli, a fourth-round pick of the Caps in 2012 who had a strong senior season at Nortre Dame with 14 goals and 32 points in 37 games. 

DiPauli, 22, has attended previous Caps development camps, so the club decided not to invite him this summer. According to a team spokesman the Caps remain interested in signing DiPauli by the NHL's Aug. 15 deadline.   

In addition, several undrafted and free agent amateur players will be in attendance. 

The Capitals will host Caps Fan Fest on Wednesday, featuring the Caps Alumni Exhibition at 7:30 p.m. at Kettler. In addition to the Caps Alumni Exhibition, this year’s Fan Fest will feature the team’s annual equipment sale, Q&A sessions and photo opportunities with members of the Capitals coaching staff and Capitals prospects, and kid zone activities from 3-7 p.m.

 

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Here is the schedule for the week:

Tuesday, June 28

9:15 a.m.: Defense on ice (Public rink)

9:15 a.m.: Forwards on ice (Capitals rink)

3:40 p.m.: Goalies on ice (Capitals rink)

4 p.m.: All players on ice (Capitals rink)

5:15 p.m. Media availability

Wednesday, June 29 - Capitals Fan Fest

11 a.m.: On-ice testing (Public rink)

11 a.m.: Goalies on ice (Capitals rink)

Noon: All skaters on ice (Capitals rink)

1 p.m.: Media availability

5 p.m.: Capitals prospects at Fan Fest

7:30 p.m.: Caps Alumni Exhibition

Thursday, June 30

 9:15 a.m.: Defense and goalies on ice (Capitals rink)

9:15 a.m.: Forwards on ice (Public rink)

10 a.m.: All skaters on ice (Capitals rink)

11 a.m.: Media availability

Friday, July 1

9:35 a.m.: Goalies on ice (Capitals rink)

10:15 a.m.: Forwards on ice (Public rink)

10:15 a.m.: Defense on ice (Capitals rink)

11:15 a.m.: All skaters on ice (Capitals rink)

12:15 p.m.: Media availability

Saturday, July 2

10 a.m.: Intrasquad scrimmage

Noon.: Media availability

*All practice times and media availability sessions are approximate and subject to change.

NUMERICAL ROSTER OF CAPITALS PROSPECTS

1 WILLIAMS, Jay G 6’2” 193 6/7/93 Miami University (NCAA) Free Agent

21 JOHANSEN, Lucas D 6’2” 176 11/16/97 Kelowna (WHL) Draft ‘16

22 BOWEY, Madison D 6’2” 209 4/22/95 Hershey (AHL) Draft ‘13

24 BARBER, Riley RW 6’0” 198 2/7/94 Hershey (AHL) Draft ‘12

30 SAMSONOV, Ilya G 6’3” 200 2/22/97 Magnitogorsk (KHL) Draft ‘15

34 SIEGENTHALER, Jonas D 6’2” 219 5/6/97 Zurich (Swiss) Draft ‘15

36 HOBBS, Connor D 6’1” 187 1/4/97 Regina (WHL) Draft ‘15

38 WILLIAMS, Colby D 6’0” 195 1/26/95 Regina (WHL) Draft ‘15

40 PILON, Garrett C 5’10” 175 4/13/98 Kamloops (WHL) Draft ‘16

45 JONSSON-FJALLBY, Axel LW 6’0” 170 2/10/98 Djurgarden Jr. (SWE-Jr.) Draft ‘16 47

MALENSTYN, Beck LW 6’2” 191 2/4/98 Calgary (WHL) Draft ‘16

50 PRISKIE, Chase D 6’0” 185 3/19/96 Quinnipiac (NCAA) Draft ‘16

51 ALDWORTH, Thomas RW 5’11” 190 4/30/95 Quinnipiac University (NCAA) Free Agent

54 BOYD, Travis C 5’11” 185 9/14/93 Hershey (AHL) Draft ‘11

57 LaPORTE, Nolan RW 6’0” 186 6/4/92 Western Michigan (NCAA) Free Agent

59 MARGONARI, Dylan C 6’1” 190 2/7/92 Minnesota State (NCAA) Free Agent

63 GERSICH, Shane C 5’11” 174 7/10/96 North Dakota (NCAA) Draft ‘14

64 PINHO, Brian RW 6’1” 186 5/11/95 Providence (NCAA) Draft ‘13

68 SPINNER, Steven RW 6’0” 197 12/15/95 Nebraska-Omaha (NCAA) Draft ‘14

71 ELGESTAL, Kevin RW 6’1” 176 5/29/96 Frolunda (Sweden) Draft ‘14

73 PARKER, John C 5’11” 185 1/11/92 Bemidji State (NCAA) Free Agent

75 McGAULEY, Tim C 6’0” 180 7/23/95 Brandon (WHL) Free Agent

78 LEWINGTON, Tyler D 6’1” 197 12/5/94 Hershey (AHL) Draft ‘11

81 CARLSON, Adam G 6’3” 180 2/13/94 Mercyhurst (NCAA) Free Agent

82 SANFORD, Zach C 6’4” 191 11/9/94 Boston College (NCAA) Draft ‘13

84 BINDULIS, Kristofers D 6’3” 205 9/18/95 Aston (NAHL) Free Agent

85 PITT, Josh C 6’3” 206 6/3/92 Western Michigan (NCAA) Free Agent

 

86 BURNSIDE, Josh LW 5’11” 186 2/11/95 Mississauga (OHL) Free Agent

94 RIAT, Damien LW 6’0” 172 2/26/97 Geneve (Swiss) Draft ‘16

95 ZAITSEV, Dmitriy D 6’0” 184 1/18/98 Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (NAHL) Draft ‘16

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