Capitals Players Spend Off-Day Raising Money and Awareness for “Make-A-Wish”

The Washington Capitals spent part of their off-day on Wednesday at Top Golf in Ashburn, Virginia for their annual “Wish Upon a Par” event, presented by Make A Wish Mid-Atlantic. The event, coordinated by Brooks and Erin Orpik, gave Caps fans the opportunity to spend time with Caps players, with all proceeds benefiting Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic

Capitals fans enjoyed 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. NoVa Caps’ photographer Joseph Noyes was on hand to capture a few of the images from the event.

All photos by Joseph Noyes

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Civil Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
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6 Responses to Capitals Players Spend Off-Day Raising Money and Awareness for “Make-A-Wish”

  1. Diane Doyle says:

    I see lots of smiles and golfing. Also lots of giant sized Jenga blocks and Connect 4 pieces.

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