Caps Drop Fan Fest and Alumni Game Schedule

The Washington Capitals Development Camp kicks off on Tuesday, 29 June and runs through Saturday 1 July, ending with a scrimmage.

There are two highlights of the Camp – beyond getting a look at the prospects: Fan Fest and the Alumi Scrimmage.


When:                      Fan Fest starts at 3 pm

Where:                     Kettler Ice Plex, 627 N Glebe Rd, Arlington, VA 22203

What to expect:    Equipment sale from for STH from 4 – 9; Public session 9 – 10

Q & A sessions with Caps prospects throughout the day

Red Rocking on the Roof:

 Music from 3 – 6:40

3 – 7   Kids Stuff: Moon Bounce, Street Hockey

Slapshot and Photo Booth for Everyone

Parking and Access:

Take the Orange and Sliver Lines to Ballston Station and walk over                                           to Kettler


Update from the Caps in response to our post:

Limited parking will be available in the Ballston Commons Parking garage due to construction. Alternate parking options are available in the Ballston area. 

Some options:


The Alumi Game begins at 7 pm. Here is the scoop from the Capitals:

Game Format:

  • Three (3) 15-minute running clock periods with 10-minute intermissions
  • All penalties will result in a penalty shot
  • If overtime is needed, game will go straight into a best-of-three shootout

Roster:  Click here for the full roster. Some notable players include: Peter Bondra, John Druce, Mike Knuble, Olaf Kolzig.  YES MIKE KNUBLE!!!!

We always have a blast at this event. Bring your sunscreen for the deck and maybe a little fan ’cause it can get hot on the roof.

Get some snacks at the Caps Cafe managed by Eco Caters, DC.

You might even run into Chef Robbie:

But mostly, it’s a fun day to catch up with friends you haven’t seen in a while and talk about the prospects for a great season!

Hope we see you there. Mel and Brittney will be taking photos so be sure to stop and say “hello” so we can include you in our wrap up!!