Capitals announce Development Camp Roster, Schedule for Camp and 50th season plus more

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Terik Parascak, Washington Capitals
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The Washington Capitals made another move ahead of the team's annual summer Development Camp while additionally announcing the roster, camp schedule, and season schedule. We'll break it all down right here, right now.

First here's the Development Camp schedule where all practices except July 4 are free and open to the public at MedStar Capitals Iceplex.

Tuesday July 2: 2:30-3:30 Skills (Caps rink), Goalie Ice (Public rink)

Wednesday July 3: 9:15-10 a.m. Skills (forwards, public rink), 9:30-10:15 a.m. Skills (defense, Caps rink), 10:15-11 a.m. Skills (defense, public rink), 10:30-11:15 a.m. Skills (forwards, Caps rink)

Thursday July 4 CLOSED to the public: Goalie ice 8:30-9 a.m., 9-10 a.m. Skills defense, 10:15-11:15 a.m. Skills forwards

Friday July 5: On ice testing (Caps rink), Goalies (public rink) at 9:30-10:15 a.m. 10:30-10:45 a.m. Goalie Ice (public rink), 10:45-11:30 a.m. positional play defensemen (public rink), positional play forwards (Caps rink)

Saturday July 6: 8:30-9 a.m. Goalies public rink, 9-10:30 a.m. 3 on 3 tournament (Caps rink)

The roster includes the following with the jersey number they'll be sporting:

Forwards

Andrew Cristall 28

Zac Funk 71

Haakon Hanelt 65

Brett Hyland 59

Ryan Leonard 9

Eriks Mateiko 73

Ryan McGuire 86

Nikita Nikora 82

Terik Parascak 18

Ludwing Persson 85

Ilya Protas 62

Miroslav Satan 67

Petr Sikora 66

Alexander Suzdalev 14

Patrick Thomas 49

Oasiz Wiesblatt 50

Defensemen

Ayodele Adeniye 95

Cam Allen 54

Eric Charpentier 97

Ryan Chesley 22

Cole Hutson 39

Brent Johnson 34

Joaquim Lemay 47

Leon Muggli 45

Duncan Ramsay 81

Hudson Thornton 90

Goalies

Mason Beaupit 76

Antonie Keller 60

Nicholas Kempf 30

Collin MacKenzie 35

Jack Watson 75

The Caps additionally announced more signings which include forward Luke Philp to a one-year, two way contract ($775,000/$375,000) and forward Spencer Smallman to a one year, two way contract ($775,000/$350,000).

Philp is 28 and recorded six points with two goals and four assists including a plus three plus/minus rating in 15 regular season games with the Rockford IceHogs of the AHL in 2023-24 after missing the first 57 games of the season due to injury.

Smallman is also 28 and he recorded 21 points with 12 goals and nine assists in 53 games with the Colorado Eagles of the AHL last season. More depth to the depth chart as they say.

Finally the moment we've all been waiting for, the season schedule which you can download to your calendar and print out here. We'll have further breakdown of what that schedule looks like later and we all know the Caps open Oct. 12 against the New Jersey Devils at Capital One Arena. Spoiler alert that's the first of a three game homestand to begin the season.

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