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MSE Foundation Launches its annual "Family-to-Family" Program

The Foundation is contributing to families through Martha's Table and Hendley Elementary School in D.C.'s Ward 8 and is calling on sports fans to join

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

Washington, D.C. - (Dec. 1, 2020) - Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation (MSEF) announced on #GivingTuesday that it has donated $50,000 to buy gifts and provide support to more than 100 families in Ward 8. MSE Foundation will give through Martha's Table, a D.C. nonprofit providing wraparound services and assistance to community members, and Hendley Elementary School, a DC Public School in the Ward 8 section of D.C. Both groups have a long-standing partnership with MSEF, the Washington Capitals, Wizards and Mystics. The Foundation is launching a website for fans to also contribute - all proceeds will then be divided among families participating in the "Family-to-Family" program and may be expanded to support more families.  

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A Tribute to Greg Cohen

A spirit that lives on in the Capitals family

by Washington Capitals @capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

Greg Cohen, an avid Caps fan and hockey player from Potomac, MD passed in July 2020 after a courageous four year battle with osteosarcoma. 

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Pictures Are Worth 1000 Words

An update on a few Flashes of Hope kids as part of Hockey Fights Cancer Month

by Taryn Bray @tarynbray / WashingtonCaps.com

Since 2010, Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation has funded 161 Flashes of Hope photoshoots for nearly 2,000 patients and families in the Washington, D.C., region.

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Wilson Sticks with Movember

Tom Wilson is raising awareness for men's health this month with the Movember campaign

by Taryn Bray @tarynbray / WashingtonCaps.com

The season start may be delayed but Tom Wilson's mustache is not!

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High Definition Hire

Love of hockey and film propels Emily Engel-Natzke to role as first female coach in Caps' franchise history

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / washingtoncaps.com

When Emily Engel-Natzke was playing club hockey and getting a degree in film at the University of Colorado, she didn't envision a career that combined two of her favorite pursuits. Last week, her already well-established career path took a leap from the Midwest to the mid-Atlantic when the Hershey Bears - the Caps' longstanding AHL affiliate - named her as the Bears' new video coach. She becomes the first female coach in Washington's franchise history.

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Washington Capitals Unveil 'Reverse Retro' Alternate Jersey

Reimagined Screaming Eagle jersey to be worn for select games during 20-21 season

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals, the National Hockey League and adidas today unveiled the new Capitals Reverse Retro ADIZERO Authentic adidas jersey that the team will wear for select games during the 20-21 season.

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Hershey Bears Hire Emily Engel-Natzke as Video Coach

Hershey Bears Hire Emily Engel-Natzke as Video Coach

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Hershey Bears announced today the club has hired Emily Engel-Natzke as video coach. The announcement was made by Hershey vice president of hockey operations Bryan Helmer.

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Caps Announce Breaking The Ice Hockey Program, Featuring Dc Mamba

Breaking The Ice provides low-cost street hockey equipment for first-time hockey players

by Washington Capitals @capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals announced today Breaking The Ice, a new program designed to introduce first-time hockey players to the game at home, featuring an instructional video series led by the Black-owned nonprofit Dc Mamba. Through Breaking The Ice, conducted in association with the NHL, NHLPA and Franklin Sports, the Capitals will provide a low-cost street hockey equipment set to each registrant. The program is designed for kids ages fourteen and younger.

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The King Unveils His Capitals Mask

Henrik Lundqvist works with famed artist David Gunnarsson to create his first Washington Capitals goalie mask

by Taryn Bray @tarynbray / WashingtonCaps.com

David Gunnarsson, an NHL goalie mask artist connoisseur based in Sweden, and Henrik Lundqvist have unveiled Henrik's new mask that he will wear when he takes the ice with Washington.

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2021 Caps at Home Calendar Benefitting MSE Foundation Now Available

Calendar features entire Capitals roster and sells for $20 each

by Washington Capitals @capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

ARLINGTON, Va. - The 2021 Caps at Home Calendar is now available for purchase, with all proceeds benefitting Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation. The calendar is available online at WashCaps.com/Calendar now and will be available at the Team Store at MedStar Capitals Iceplex beginning Nov. 23 and at the Team Store at Capital One Arena beginning Nov. 24.

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