Wednesday, September 12, 2007

Rookies Collide - Washington Vs. Philly

Where: Voorhees, NJ

When: September 12, 2007


All-Time vs. PHI: 62-90-19-0

Last Season vs. PHI: 4-0-0

Last Meeting: 1/9/07, WAS 6 PHI 2

This Preseason:

WAS Record: 0-0-0

PHI Record: 0-0-0

Probable Line-Ups:

Forwards: 19 Nicklas Backstrom, 36 Francois Bouchard, 45 Steven Werner, 57 Kyle Wilson, 58 Maxime Lacroix, 61 Andrew Joudrey, 63 Andrew Gordon, 64 Dan Kronick, 65 Marty Guerin, 67 Justin Taylor, 71 Travis Morin, 74 Tommy Maxwell, 81 Brett Leffler, 83 Jay Beagle, 85 Mathieu Perreault, 86 Luke Lynes, 90 Steve Pinizzotto

Defense: 29 Jameson Hunt, 34 Sasha Pokulok, 42 Sami Lepisto, 46 Patrick McNeil, 47 Karl Alzner, 62 Sean Collins, 73 Josh Godfrey, 89 Tyler Sloan

Goalies: 30 Michal Neuvirth, 31 Daren Machesney

Forwards: Josh Beaulieu, Claude Giroux, Frederik Cabana, Steve Downie, Triston Grant, Kyle Greentree, Adam Henrich, Mario Kempe, Garrett Klotz, David Laliberte, Patric Maroon, Jon Matsumoto, Gino Pisellini, Darroll Powe, Jared Ross, Matt Stefanishion, Denis Tolpeko, Pete Zingoni

Defense: Chad Anderson, Oskars Bartulis, Adam Bourque-LeBlanc, Tyson Dowzak, Kevien Marshall, Max Desjardins-Ouimet, Ryan Parent, Ryan Wilson

Goalies: Rejean Beauchemin, Jeremy Duchesne, Martin Houle, Scott Munroe


Washington – None
Philadelphia - None


The Caps finish their rookie camp with a scrimmage against the Flyers rookies at the Flyers training facility in Voorhees, NJ. While Nicklas Backstrom has a spot on the big clubs training camp roster, the rest of the rookies will be looking to give the coaching staff a reason to keep them as well. From reports Sasha Pokulok has been playing well and seems to be recovered from the concussion issues he had last year. Michal Nuevirth has said he wants to turn pro and not return to his junior club in Plymouth. Karl Alzner and Josh Godfrey have both returned to the Caps following their participation in the Canada vs. Russia Super Series. The Flyers don’t expect any of their rookies to compete for roster spots this year, although Ryan Parent has been a standout in camp. Of note on the Flyers roster is former Caps prospect Matt Stefanishion who was let go following last season.

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