Photo credit: Chris Gordon
Over 3,000 fans packed Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Saturday, packing the Arlington, Virginia practice rink to watch the final scrimmage of Washington’s 2011 Development Camp.
In a physical, fight-filled match (you can check out photos of the day’s fights here), Group B rolled past Group A, 5-2 lead by T.J. Syner’s two goals. Karl Stollery, Reid Edmonson, and Stanislav Galiev also tallied for the winners, while Andrew Cerniwchan and Luke Lockhart scored for the losers.
Below, I recap the game in photos.
Danick Paquette looks on early in the game.
Mattias Sjogren and Cody Eakin battle for a face-off.
Group B celebrates the opening goal.
Brandon Anderson makes a save.
Caleb Herbert gets clipped up high.
Reid Edmondson makes it 2-0, Group B.
Cameron Burt congratulates Anderson after the first period.
T.J. Syner nets his first goal of the game.
Garrett Mitchell gets one back for Group A.
Jacob Gervais-Chouinard robs Cherniwchan.
And Paquette runs Gervais-Chouinard. Yeah, saw that coming.A
Caleb Herbert tries the ol’ spin move, fails.
Dmitry Orlov lays out a massive hit-check.
Dean Evason doing some coaching.
Eakin watches the action.
Luke Lockhart makes cuts Group B’s lead to one.
Two for Synder.
Stan Galiev ices the victory with the empty netter.
Gervais-Chouinard and Steffen Soberg talk about goalie things.
P.A. guy extraordinaire Wes Johnson addresses the crowd.
Anderson speaks to the media, I focus on a screen.
RMNB’s Igor Kleyner talks with Orlov.
Sjogren answers the media’s questions.
Paquette didn’t say any outrageous things in this presser. Too bad.