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A Night the Metro Maple Leafs Will Never Forget

Maryland youth hockey team had the experience of a lifetime when they visited Capital One Arena Monday night

by Taryn Bray @tarynbray / WashingtonCaps.com

A few weeks ago, not many people knew the members of the Metro Maple Leafs, but now people all over the country know the story of a youth hockey team that stood up for their teammate Divyne Apollon II when he was being bullied with racial taunts during a game.

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Caps Invite Team that Rallied Against Racism to Monday's Game

Carlson and Smith-Pelly sent the Metro Maple Leafs a video message personally inviting the team to a game

by Taryn Bray @tarynbray / WashingtonCaps.com

Earlier this month, Divyne Apollon II, a 13 year old member of the Maryland-based Metro Maple Leafs youth hockey team, faced racial taunts during a game against a team from Pennsylvania.

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Caps Community Rallies Behind Lifelong Fan

Caps fan Alex Morse was injured in a shooting on New Year's Day, and the hockey community has shown a tremendous amount of support

by Taryn Bray @tarynbray / WashingtonCaps.com

It's special to see a community come together so quickly for a cause and that's exactly what the Caps community has done for Alex Morse.

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The Guys Get Artsy

Capitals players get creative with their own greeting cards that are being sold for a great cause

by Taryn Bray @tarynbray / WashingtonCaps.com

Earlier this month, Capitals players were tasked with bringing out their artistic side in order to create their own take on a greeting card for the holiday season.

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Devante Smith-Pelly Meets Kids Who Wear His Jersey At School

A series of chance events led Devante Smith-Pelly to a school where the kids wear his jersey in the classroom

by Taryn Bray @tarynbray / WashingtonCaps.com

Serendipity is how one may describe the events that took place on Thursday at Aiton Elementary School.

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Smith-Pelly Participates in Coats for Kids Annual Coat Distribution

Devante Smith-Pelly participated in the Children's Charities Foundation's Coats for Kids annual coat distribution on Thursday

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

Washington Capitals forward Devante Smith-Pelly participated in the Children's Charities Foundation's Coats for Kids annual coat distribution on Dec. 20 in Washington, D.C.

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Washington Capitals Players Visit MedStar Georgetown University Hospital

Players divided into groups and visited adults and children who are either hospitalized or receiving out-patient treatment

by Washington Capitals @capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

ARLINGTON, Va. - The 2018-19 Washington Capitals team visited patients at MedStar Georgetown University Hospital on Dec. 17.

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Caps Players To Host Wish Upon A Par to Benefit Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic

100% of proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic

by Washington Capitals @capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

Select Capitals players and their significant others will host the third-consecutive "Wish Upon A Par" on Jan. 13 at Top Golf Loudoun in Ashburn, Va. Coordinated by Brooks and Erin Orpik with Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic, the event offers fans the chance to bid to spend time with a favorite player or purchase tickets to attend, with all proceeds benefiting Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic.

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Caps Players, MSE Foundation Host Holiday Party for Local Families

Select Capitals players hosted a special holiday party for families adopted through the Family-to-Family program on Wednesday

by Washington Capitals @capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

ARLINGTON, Va. -Washington Capitals players Brett Connolly, Pheonix Copley, Nic Dowd and Chandler Stephenson and their better halves Katrina Connolly, Jess Tietz, Paige Dowd and Tasha Maltman hosted a holiday party on behalf of Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation for families adopted through the Foundation's Family-to-Family program on Dec. 12 at MedStar Capitals Iceplex.

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The Story of Leopold and the Kellys

A successful first Caps Canines Adoption Day at Homeward Trails included two parents intent on surprising their sons with the best Christmas gift the kids could ask for

by Taryn Bray @tarynbray / WashingtonCaps.com

I'm sure you've heard the saying "If it's meant to be, it'll be." Well, that was exactly what the Kelly family went in to Homeward Trails Animal Rescue thinking Saturday morning.

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