ARLINGTON, Va. –Washington Capitals captain Chris Clark will attend a youth hockey practice at Rockville Ice Arena in Rockville, Md., Saturday, Jan. 5 at 7:40 a.m. The MYHA Mites won Clark’s visit through the Coached by a Cap program, a new initiative created this season. Forwards Matt Pettinger, Tomas Fleischmann and defenseman Jeff Schultz have each taken part in the program, which gives players a chance to demonstrate skills and answer questions during the winning team’s practice. Approximately 70 seven- and eight-year old players are expected to take part in Saturday’s session.
Coached by a Cap is part of the Capitals’ Pucks to Bucks group sales fundraising program. Open to teams of all ages in the Washington, D.C., area, these programs gives teams the opportunity to raise money for their team and get firsthand guidance from a Washington Capital. To find out more about Coached by a Cap, visit WashingtonCaps.com or contact Tim Bronaugh at 202.266.2341 or firstname.lastname@example.org.