WASHINGTON, D.C. — The Washington Capitals made Monday’s tilt with the Vegas Golden Knights one to remember, as they teamed up with Wolf Trap Animal Rescue and Pedigree Foundation for Caps Canine Night.
The night paid tribute to the greatest animals on Earth during a game featuring the greatest sport on Earth. Washington sold exclusive Caps & Canines t-shirts during the game, with proceeds benefitting the Pedigree Foundation.
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Players also warmed up in front of cardboard cutouts of their dogs, and the Hero’s Welcome honored veterans and their service dogs.
And to add to the fun puppies up for adoption through the Wolf Trap Animal Rescue paid a visit to the press box — a moment that was among the highlights of this reporter’s career so far. The puppies were named in honor of late actor of Bob Saget. Biscuit also made a cameo.
— Sammi Silber (@sammi_silber) January 25, 2022