ARLINGTON, VA - The Washington Capitals will host their 18th annual Salute to the Military Night on Monday, Feb. 10, during the game against the New York Islanders at Capital One Arena at 7 p.m.
Salute to the Military Night is an evening dedicated to honoring the men and women who have served the country in the armed forces.
More than 500 service members will be in attendance at Monday's game. With the support of corporate sponsors, the Capitals have provided thousands of complimentary tickets to military personnel and their dependents the past 18 seasons.
The Capitals will pay tribute to the military throughout the evening through in-game and intermission activities.
M. Sgt. Caleb Green (Ret.) and Sgt. Major Bob McDonald will perform the national anthem.
The Capitals youth hockey flag tunnel and mites on ice will be comprised of players from Navy Youth Hockey.
The second intermission will feature the USA Warriors in a skills exhibition.
Salute to the Military Night is made possible by the support of partners including Boeing, United Associates, Tanium, Broadcom, SAP, LiUNA, Metro PCS, Microsoft, Hitachi Federal, Lockheed Martin, Honeywell, Baker Donelson, Thales, Anser, Mahindra and DXC.