A year ago, several Caps were on the brink of exhaustion on their first day of training camp under Barry Trotz. There are no excuses this time around.
Part of the Wizards' new practice facility will allow them to utilize virtual reality, a new training method they are experimenting with.
The Capitals will begin on-ice sessions on Friday and need to cut their roster to 23 players by Oct. 6.
NHL teams will experiment with the new 3-on-3 overtime format over the preseason in games that will include overtime regardless of score.