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David Steckel Joins Caps on the Fly Jan. 14 at Hilton Garden Inn

by Staff Writer / Washington Capitals
ARLINGTON, Va. – The fourth edition of Caps on the Fly, the Washington Capitals’ monthly, hour-long live broadcast from the Hilton Garden Inn Washington D.C. Downtown, will be Thursday, Jan. 14, from 6 to 7 p.m., with center David Steckel joining host Mike Vogel. Fans can watch the show live at the Hilton Garden Inn, located across the street from the McPherson Square Metro stop with access from the Blue and Orange lines at 815 14th Street NW in downtown Washington, D.C., or online at WashingtonCaps.com.

 
The West Bend, Wisc., native, who signed a three-year contract extension, has excelled in the face-off circle for the Capitals. He currently leads the NHL in face-off percentage with a 61.9% and home face-off percentage with a 66.0%. Last season Steckel posted career highs in points (19), goals (eight), assists (11), shots (103) and games played (76) in his second full NHL season.
 
Last month’s Caps on the Fly featured right wing Mike Knuble, who discussed the season the Capitals have had so far. Go to Caps on the Fly homepage at http://capitals.nhl.com/club/page.htm?id=58304 to view previous shows.
 
WashingtonCaps.com, in particular its audio and video segments, has proven to be extremely popular with fans looking for more Caps content. The site saw its monthly visits increase by 34% from December 2008 while the monthly unique visitors were up 50% and its audio and/or video podcasts routinely draw audiences in the thousands (live and downloaded).
 
WashingtonCaps.com currently offers four audio and/or video shows that stream live and are available for download or viewing on the site, in addition to Caps on the Fly: Capitals Report presented by Subway, a weekly show that airs Wednesday afternoon; PreCap presented by Scenic America, which airs at 2 p.m. on gamedays; and Two-Man Advantage, which airs at 5:30 p.m. on the evenings of home games at Verizon Center.
 
The Hilton Garden Inn is located in the vibrant heart of downtown Washington, D.C., at 815 14th Street. The 14-story Hilton Garden Inn Washington D.C. Downtown hotel delivers a refreshing blend of urban luxury and friendly hospitality. Spacious accommodations, a convenient downtown Washington, D.C., location, an array of lifestyle amenities and exceptional service make the Hilton Garden Inn Washington D.C. Downtown hotel a relaxing oasis from a busy day at the office or touring the historic and inspiring sights of Washington, D.C. To book a room log on to www.washingtondcdowntown.stayhgi.com.
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