Washington Capitals and Dreams For Kids DC Host “Extreme Recess Hockey Clinic” At MedStar Capitals Iceplex

For the ninth-consecutive year the Washington Capitals and children’s charity Dreams for Kids held their Extreme Recess Hockey Clinic Friday afternoon at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. The event is held for children with physical and developmental disabilities. Washington Capitals players Travis Boyd, Brett Connolly, Nic Dowd and Lars Eller were on hand to skate and play hockey with more than 100 participants. NoVa Caps photojournalist Joe Noyes was also on hand to capture a few of the images from today’s event.

Dreams For Kids DC, a 501(c)(3) children’s charity, organizes life-changing activities that empower children with physical and developmental disabilities to unite with their peers and realize their full potential. Their clinics pair each child with a volunteer so every child is engaged effectively as they participate in sports, often for the very first time.

Here are a few images from today’s event:

By Joe Noyes

Photos from 2018 event
Photos from 2017 event

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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3 Responses to Washington Capitals and Dreams For Kids DC Host “Extreme Recess Hockey Clinic” At MedStar Capitals Iceplex

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  2. Thank you for attending the event and all of these great photos! You got several good ones of my son. He has a blast at this event every year!

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