The Washington Capitals and Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation will host nearly 100 surviving military children and adult loved ones who have found healing through the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors (TAPS) for an event at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Thursday, Nov. 14.
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TAPS families will skate with American players Travis Boyd, Nic Dowd, Garnet Hathaway, Nic Jensen, and T.J. Oshie from 4-5 p.m. Capitals mascot Slapshot and the All Caps Crew also will participate.
The event is being held in conjunction with the 2019-20 Courage Caps campaign in partnership with LiUNA – the Laborers’ International Union of North America. Courage Caps and shirts are being sold online at WashCaps.com/Courage and at the Team Stores at MedStar Capitals Iceplex and Capital One Arena during the month of November. Courage T-shirts are available for $20 each, Courage Caps for $25 each and ¾ Sleeve Raglan Tees for $30 each. Click here to purchase.
In addition to Courage Caps, Monumental Sports is encouraging players, employees and fans to support TAPS across its myriad of platforms both online and in-arena in November. Additionally, proceeds from the 50/50 raffle at Wizards and Capitals games, “Round up at the Register” at the Team Stores at Capital One Arena and ESA, the Capitals Veterans Day Jersey Auction and a monthly grant by the MSE Foundation will benefit TAPS. Fans can also click here to make a direct donation.
WHO: Washington Capitals American players Travis Boyd, Nic Dowd, Garnet Hathaway, Nick Jensen, and T.J. Oshie
WHAT: Skating party with surviving military families assisted by TAPS to launch Courage Caps
WHEN: Thursday, Nov 11, 4-5 p.m.
WHERE: MedStar Capital Iceplex