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Washington Capitals Summer Street Hockey Tour

Wednesday, 07.25.2012 / 2:35 PM ET / Local Hockey
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Washington Capitals Summer Street Hockey Tour

The Washington Capitals completed a week-long street hockey tour from July 16-21, visiting camps and rinks throughout Virginia and Maryland. The Capitals street team, along with Capitals mascot Slapshot, we in attendance at the Ashburn Ice House, SkateQuest Reston, Rec-PAC summer camp program in Fairfax and the Olney Manor Skate Park in Montgomery County, Md.

The Capitals street team hosted a hockey clinic at each location, teaching campers and staff the basic skills of hockey such as stick-handling, passing and shooting. The students were then given the opportunity to practice each skill at different stations and even had a chance to try and score on the inflatable shooting cage.

The Capitals provided the street hockey equipment for each visit. Everyone who participated received a Capitals headband and sweatband combo pack.

This is the second-consecutive year that the Capitals have conducted a week-long street hockey tour in the summer. The Caps have visited more than 20 locations and reached more than 1,200 kids in the past two years.

For more information on the Capitals street hockey programs please email

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