Capitals Players to Host Second Annual Wish Upon a Par at Top Golf in Loudoun County

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For the second consecutive year, Capitals players along with their significant others will head to Top Golf in Ashburn to host “Wish Upon a Par” on Wednesday Feb. 7 to benefit Make-a-Wish Mid-Atlantic. Fans that attend will have the opportunity to play golf and game with many Caps players as well as bid on one-of-a kind experiences. You can view more photos from last year’s event here and learn more about the ticket packages that are offered here

FROM THE CAPITALS MEDIA RELEASE
Select Capitals players and their significant others will host the second-consecutive “Wish Upon A Par,” on Wednesday, Feb. 7, at Top Golf Loudoun in Ashburn, Va. Coordinated by Brooks and Erin Orpik, 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. The auction and tickets are currently available at www.WishUponAPar.org. Participants do not have to be experienced golfers to partake in the event.

Capitals fans will be able to enjoy golf and gaming with players including Nicklas Backstrom, Jay Beagle, Madison Bowey, Andre Burakovsky, John Carlson, Alex Chiasson, Taylor Chorney, Brett Connolly, Christian Djoos, Lars Eller, Phillip Grubauer, Brooks Orpik, T.J. Oshie, Matt Niskanen, Devante Smith-Pelly, Chandler Stephenson, Tom Wilson and Jakub Vrana, as well as head coach Barry Trotz.

General and VIP ticket packages are available, featuring two and a half hours of play, food, access to a silent auction and additional activities. The VIP package also includes access to a pre-event meet and greet with players.

In addition, fans can bid on the opportunity to play a round of Topgolf with select Capitals players, featuring one Topgolf game with the winner, four guests and a Capitals player. The package also includes unlimited food with beer and wine, access to the silent auction and more.

The auction to play with your favorite Caps player is open to the public until January 26, 2018 and tickets are available until Feb. 2, 2018. Fans who are unable to attend will also be able to bid on the silent auction items online from Feb. 2 -7.

For more information and to bid or purchase tickets visit www.WishUponAPar.org.

About Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic

Make-A-Wish creates life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses. Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic serves children who reside in the District of Columbia, Maryland and Northern Virginia. Founded in 1983, the organization has granted more than 9,500 wishes in the Mid-Atlantic region since its inception. This year alone, 840 local children are expected to be diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition. However, for every wish granted, at least one more local child is waiting. The community has the opportunity to make an impact today by helping Make-A-Wish to reach hundreds of kids whose wishes would go otherwise go unanswered this year. For more information, please visit: www.midatlantic.wish.org.

By Michael Marzzacco

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About Michael Marzzacco

Michael is an avid DC sports fan with a passion for writing. He has followed the Washington Capitals since the 2003-04 season, around the time his enthusiasm for DC teams really began. It was from the days when they had the worst record in the league to when they became the most exciting team in the area. His Dad took him to his first Caps game a couple of years later. One of his favorite memories was being in the stands during the 2015 Winter Classic where Troy Brouwer scored the game-winning goal with 12 seconds left. Michael graduated from Radford University in May 2016, earning a degree in journalism and focusing on sports journalism and broadcasting. His goal is to work in sports media in Washington, D.C.
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