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Posted by Cheryl Nichols | Saturday, November 22, 2008 | 0 comments »

Chris Clark to Sign Autographs, Host Q & A at ESPN Zone

Washington Capitals right wing and captain Chris Clark will host a question-and-answer session and sign autographs for fans at ESPN Zone in downtown D.C. on Tuesday, Nov. 25, from 7 to 8 p.m. Clark, who is in his fourth season in Washington, has 103 points (55g-48a) and 229 penalty minutes in 183 games with the Caps. The South Windsor, Conn., native posted career highs in goals (30), assists (24) and points (54) in 2006-07 with the Capitals.

WHO: Washington Capitals right wing and captain Chris Clark
WHAT: Question-and-answer session, autograph signing at ESPN Zone
WHEN: Tuesday, November 25, 2008, 7- 8 p.m.
WHERE: ESPN Zone, 555 12th Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20004, 202-783-3776


Courage Caps

Courage Caps will be sold for $20 online at, at the Fan Gear store and stands throughout Verizon Center at Capitals home games and at the pro shop at Ashburn Ice House, The Gardens Ice House, Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Prince William Ice Center, Rockville Ice Arena, Skate Frederick and SkateQuest Reston. There will also be a limited number of autographed Courage Caps available for sale at and at the community relations table located behind section 104 on the main concourse at Verizon Center. For $50 fans can purchase a Courage Cap signed by Nicklas Backstrom, Sergei Fedorov, Mike Green, Michael Nylander or Alex Ovechkin; for $35, fans can purchase a Courage Cap signed by any other individual Capitals player. Learn more about this program online.


Click to Win Ticket Winners for Nov. 26

The Washington Capitals have announced another group of winners for the 2008-09 Caps Care Click to Win initiative. Septima Clark Public Charter School in Washington, D.C., Brooke Grove Elementary School in Olney, Md., Poplar Tree Elementary School in Chantilly, Va., and St. John the Evangelist School in Severna Park, Md., were each selected to receive tickets to the Capitals game on Wednesday, Nov. 26, versus the Atlanta Thrashers at Verizon Center. Each school will also receive a $500 grant from Washington Capitals Charities and the school with the highest attendance at the game will receive an additional $1,000 grant.

Caps Care Click to Win is back for its second season, again giving local schools the chance to win free Capitals tickets and cash prizes. The program is part of the team’s commitment to introduce area youth to hockey and to support local schools with charitable contributions.

Between October and March, Washington metropolitan area schools that have 501(c)(3) nonprofit status and have registered at will be entered into a random drawing to receive complimentary game tickets and a $500 grant. The Caps will provide tickets to schools for 10 games at Verizon Center. At the conclusion of the program, the school with the highest attendance rate overall will also receive a player visit and a Capitals team-signed jersey.

To register your school or for more information on Caps Care Click to Win, go to