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Caps Today 9/6

Defenseman Connor Carrick will skate at Kettler Capitals Iceplex today for the third day of the 2013 Washington Capitals Rookie Camp. Carrick, 19, was drafted in the fifth round (137th overall) by the Capitals in the 2012 NHL Draft. He registered 44 points (12 goals, 32 assists) and 79 penalty minutes in 68 regular-season games with Plymouth (OHL) last season. The Orland Park, Illinois, native earned four points (2 goals, 2 assists) in six games at the 2012 World Junior Championship, helping the United States win the gold medal.

The 5’11”, 185-pound defenseman will wear jersey No. 58 and will participate in the Capitals practice today at Kettler Capitals Iceplex. Today’s practice will take place at 10 a.m.

The 2013 Washington Capitals Rookie Camp Guide is available here.

Must Read/See/Hear Material

Monumental Network: Monumental Today Presented by Academy Ford 9/5 / Adam Oates 9/5 / Scott Murray 9/5 / Rinkside Update: Tom Wilson 9/5

Washington Post: Capitals Insider: Andre Burakovsky making the transition to North America / Capitals Insider: Olie Kolzig ‘ready for the jump’ to head goalie coach

Washington Times: Caps prospect Nathan Walker hopes to put Australia on hockey map

CSN Washington: Burakovsky hopes to 'play much' in Erie / Kolzig wants Holtby, Neuvirth to make impact / Kolzig joins former teammates on coaching staff / Olie Kolzig named Caps' head goalie coach / Olie Kolzig breaks down the Caps goalie situation

Washington Business Journal: The Back Page Extra for Sept. 6, 2013

Penn Live: Washington Capitals 2013 first-rounder Andre Burakovsky making transition from Sweden to Erie Otters / Washington Capitals prospect Nate Schmidt aiming for strong rookie season with Hershey Bears

Ted’s Take: Inside Media: “What's Happening In The News Business" at the Newseum / Keep Your Belt Tied and Cell Phone in Your Pocket / Nice Write up on Jan Vesely Eurobasket League / "Hoop Dreams"

Japers’ Rink: Japers' Rink Mailbag: Mikhail Grabovski on the Penalty Kill and Top-Line Left Wings / Friday Caps Clips


Recent Transactions
Sept. 4: Signed Andre Burakovsky to a three-year deal.