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Washington Capitals Host Hockey ’n Heels

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 13, 2016

Washington Capitals Host Hockey n Heels


ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals hosted Hockey ’n Heels for more than 250 attendees on Jan. 12 at Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va.

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Hockey ’n Heels is held each season exclusively for members of Scarlet Caps, the team’s female fan club, and features instructional sessions and on-ice demonstrations targeted towards the Capitals’ female audience.


The night was divided into sessions of on-ice demonstrations featuring Capitals players and alumni and off-ice presentations featuring head coach Barry Trotz, broadcast talent and NHL officials. Hockey ’n Heels on-ice demonstrations featured the opportunity to play broomball with forwards Stanislav Galiev and Evgeny Kuznetsov, a lesson in goaltending from goaltender Philipp Grubauer and slapshot skills training with Capitals alumni Paul Mulvey and Errol Rausse. Off-ice, fans were able to take their photograph in the team’s locker room with defenseman Aaron Ness. In addition head coach Barry Trotz participated in a Q&A session.

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Founded in 2009, Scarlet Caps is a fan club for women designed to provide more information, events and networking opportunities for the team’s population of female fans. For more information visit

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