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Caps Today, 6/29/18

June 29, 2018
The Washington Capitals continue with their 2018 Development Camp today at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. All on-ice sessions are free and open to the public.

Kristian Roykas Marthinsen, who is participating in his second Caps Development Camp, was drafted in the second round, 83 rd-overall, by the Saskatoon Blades (WHL) in the 2018 CHL Import Draft yesterday. Roykas Marthinsen registered 31 points (23g, 8a) in 23 games with Almtuna's junior team (Sweden) during the 2017-18 season, ranking first on the team in goals and second in points. The 6'0", 192-pound left wing also represented Norway in the 2018 World Junior Championship Division 1B, appearing in five games. The Capitals selected Roykas Marthinsen in the seventh round, 213 th overall, in the 2017 NHL Draft.

The complete 2018 Capitals Development Camp Guide can be found here.

Media Advisory

The Washington Capitals will host Caps Fan Fest at Kettler Capitals Iceplex tomorrow with activations beginning at 10 a.m. Fan Fest will feature the team’s Development Camp scrimmage, the team’s annual equipment sale, a public skate and a photo opportunity with the Stanley Cup. The Stanley Cup will be on display for fans to take photos with from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Participants may take one photo per person – a group photo or individual photo. All photos will be taken by a Capitals photographer. Cell phone photos and selfies are prohibited. The Stanley Cup photo line will be closed at 1:15 p.m., with photos being taken until 2 p.m . 

Must Read/See/Hear Material

Washington Post: Devante Smith-Pelly, a black champion in a mostly white league, embraces being a role model / Defenseman Michal Kempny on verge on multiyear extension with Capitals / From college kid to Stanley Cup winner to prospect camper: The wild ride of Shane Gersich

Washington Times: Michal Kempny, Devante Smith-Pelly both re-up with Capitals

NBC Sports Washington: Caps and Kempny reportedly agree to a multi-year extension / For Smith-Pelly, happiness, chance to repeat ranked more important than money

NHL.com: Kempny re-signs with Capitals: report

AP: Capitals Re-Sign Devante Smith-Pelly to One-Year Deal / Capitals re-sign Smith-Pelly, agree to terms with Kempny

Bethesda Magazine: Tickets Go On Sale Today To Get Photos With Washington Capitals Star John Carlson and the Stanley Cup at Bethesda Row

ESPN: Capitals re-sign Devante Smith-Pelly to 1-year deal

106.7 The Fan: Devante Smith-Pelly returns to Caps on one-year deal

Sporting News: NHL free agency news: Devante Smith-Pelly to return to Capitals on 1-year deal

Sports Capitol: Smith-Pelly chooses Caps over longer deals

TSN: Caps’ Kempny could be one of the best value trades in history / Kempny to stay with Caps on multi-year deal

WTOP: Celebrate July 4 with the Stanley Cup and Caps star John Carlson

WUSA9: Smith-Pelly re-signs contract for Washington Capitals

TV/Audio Clips:

Washington Capitals: All Access | Track Day

WTTG-TV FOX 5: On Capitals Fan Fest (5 p.m.) / On Capitals Fan Fest (10 p.m.) / On Capitals Fan Fest (5 a.m.)

WUSA-TV CBS 9: On Capitals Prospects Hosting a Kids Clinic and Fan Fest (11 p.m.) / On Capitals Prospects Hosting a Kids Clinic and Fan Fest (5 a.m.) / On Capitals Prospects Hosting a Kids Clinic and Fan Fest (4 a.m.) 
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