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Washington Capitals Host 2014 Hockey ‘n Heels

by Staff Writer / Washington Capitals

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals hosted Hockey ‘n Heels on Wednesday, Nov. 12, at Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va.

Hockey ‘n Heels is held each season exclusively for members of Club Scarlet presented by Lindsay Automotive Group and features instructional sessions and demonstrations targeted towards the Capitals’ female audience.

Caps defenseman Nate Schmidt was on hand for the event.

The night was divided into sessions of on- and off-ice demonstrations from Capitals players and members of the coaching and equipment staff. Defenseman Nate Schmidt and goaltender Justin Peters participated in on-ice sessions while forward Michael Latta and strength and conditioning coach Mark Nemish hosted a session on fitness. Fans also were able to take their photograph with Wilson.

Head coach Barry Trotz participated in a Q & A, while assistant coach Lane Lambert led a discussion on the rules of the game. Head equipment manager Brock Myles also gave an overview of equipment in a session. Capitals alumni Sylvain Cote and Alan May also attended.

“It was fun sharing aspects of the game with the fans tonight,” said Schmidt. “There were a lot of great sessions throughout the evening, and I hoped they enjoyed themselves and learned a lot from our group.”

CWashington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz participants in a Q & A, moderated by NBC Washington meteorologist Amelia Segal, during Hockey ‘n Heels at Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Nov. 12.

Founded in 2009, Club Scarlet is a fan club for women designed to provide more information, events and networking opportunities for the team’s population of female fans. For more information visit ScarletCaps.com.

Photo Caption (Heels 1): Washington Capitals defenseman Nate Schmidt instructs participants during Hockey ‘n Heels at Kettler Capitals Iceplex on Nov. 12. Hockey ‘n Heels is held each season exclusively for members of Club Scarlet presented by Lindsay Automotive Group and features instructional sessions and demonstrations targeted towards the Capitals’ female audience.


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