Capitals To Donate Stanley Cup Ring to Hockey Hall Of Fame On Wednesday

Hockey Hall of Fame Vice President and Curator, Phil Pritchard and defending Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals Head Coach Todd Reirden will add a 2018 Stanley Cup ring to a special display at the Hockey Hall of Fame.

FROM CAPITALS MEDIA RELEASE (HERE)

The Championship ring, donated by the Capitals organization, will be displayed alongside the first-ever Stanley Cup ring (1893) Billy Barlow (MAAA); Bill Hay’s 1961 ring (CHI); Daryl “Doc” Seaman’s 1989 ring (CGY) and Bob Johnson’s 1991 ring (PIT).  The display also contains rings from the 2007 (ANA), 2008 (DET), 2009 (PIT), 2010 (CHI), 2011 (BOS), 2012 (LA), 2013 (CHI), 2014 (LA), 2015 (CHI), 2016 (PIT) and 2017 (PIT) Stanley Cup Champions, which were all donated by the owners of the teams.

Attending the ceremony:

  • Phil Pritchard, Vice President and Curator, Hockey Hall of Fame
  • Todd Reirden, Head Coach, Washington Capitals
  • Alex Ovechkin, Captain, Washington Capitals
  • Nicklas Backstrom, Assistant Captain, Washington Capitals
  • Brooks Orpik, Assistant Captain, Washington Capitals
  • Select Capitals Players

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The Washington Capitals ring ceremony

 

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His interest in the Caps has grown over the decades and included time as a season ticket holder. He has been a journalist covering the team for 10+ years, primarily focusing on analysis, analytics and prospect development.
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