Category Archives: Development Camp

Why Covering Development Camp Is Worth It

In some ways, attending Capitals’ development camp beats covering every other hockey event the rest of the year.

Sometimes, it’s because of camp attendees who don’t have two pixels to their names but who pleasantly surprise you, both with their play and their natural talent at answering a barrage of questions from unfamiliar journalists (let’s face it … how many 17 year olds can do that?). Continue reading


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Best of the Blogs from Development Camp

Washington’s hockey bloggers, new and established, delivered some fantastic coverage of the just completed Capitals’ Development Camp. Here are some of our favorite files, with a last word from our new favorite blogger, Big Joe Finley. Rock The Red was … Continue reading

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The Finley Files: Testing and Scrimmaging

This morning I was the bigger man and didn’t SLAM the door on Bruiser as he did the day before on me. I made quick work of a Denver Omlette, fruit with yogurt and a bagel, and headed to the … Continue reading

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The Finley Files: A Progress Report

Joe Finley has had an eventful development camp and his first scrimmage mirrored that. A high scoring, high energy and extremely physical game seems like the kind Joe will play throughout his career. After the scrimmage between white and red Joe sat down with our PucksandBooks to talk about his progress and what it is like to play against his teammates and friends. Continue reading

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Caps Dev Camp First Scrimmage Slideshow

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The Debut of the Joe Finley Development Camp Diary

[OFB note: We thought it might be fun to have a Development Camper keep a bit of a diary this week and share it with our readers, and in light of some concern expressed of late by pucksandbooks about some … Continue reading

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2010 Washington Capitals Development Camp Info and Roster

Young, gifted hockey players from around the world begin descending on Washington this weekend to participate in the Capitals’ annual Development Camp out at the team’s training facility in Arlington, Va. Camp commences Monday morning, and all on-ice sessions are … Continue reading

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Bob Woods and His Roll into the NHL

At the end of Development Camp we got the opportunity to talk to new Capitals’ Assistant Coach Bob Woods and ask him about his remarkable summer — a title run in Chocolatetown and then, just days later, ‘the call’ from the parent club. Continue reading

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Little Gus Gets Goosed

Anton Gustafsson got banged up pretty badly in Thursday’s scrimmage, leaving the ice seriously bloodied. We’ll have dramatic images up soon, but in the meantime, be sure to check out The Peerless Prognosticator’s recap of yesterday’s scrimmage and the incident here. Continue reading

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A Lively Lineup for Live Blogging

Saturday is the final day of the Washington Capitals Development Camp and OnFrozenBlog is going to be sure to send it out with a bang. Continue reading

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