hockey

November 20, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Dewey Local Park Gets Makeover Featuring New Street Hockey Rink

Dewey Local Park in Silver Spring has gotten a makeover for the first time since 1990. The renovations are part of Montgomery Parks’ “refresher program.” The refresher has brought several new features to the park, including an outdoor gym, a playground, picnic area, a dog park area, a “tyke track,” and a $140,000 street hockey […]

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October 12, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Washington Capitals Open New Street Hockey Rink in Kensington

The Washington Capitals have teamed up with Montgomery Parks to open a new street hockey rink at Dewey Local Park as part of the recently completed major renovations. “The Washington Capitals are excited to partner with Montgomery Parks to help include a street hockey (and futsal court) as part of this renovation,” said Peter Robinson, […]

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April 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Caps Street Hockey Equipment Debuts at College Gardens Elementary

College Gardens Elementary School is the first Montgomery County public school to test out the new Washington Capitals street hockey gear. MCPS announced Monday morning that they’re partnering with the Washington Capitals to introduce street hockey to more students. All public elementary and middle schools in Montgomery County will soon have street hockey equipment — […]

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April 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Announces New Partnership with Washington Capitals

Montgomery County Public Schools is officially #ALLCAPS! The Washington Capitals are donating street hockey equipment to all MCPS middle and elementary schools. The equipment — which includes hockey sticks, balls, nets, and pucks — is all branded with the Capitals’ popular logo. View this post on Instagram Montgomery County Public Schools’ Superintendent Jack Smith was […]

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June 6, 2018 | Marisa Fried

Here’s How to Obtain Free Tickets For Capitals Game 5 Viewing Party

Free tickets to the Washington Mystics game and the Capitals Game 5 viewing party at the Capital One Arena will be available online at 1:00p.m. Wednesday. The Washington Mystics will take on the Minnesota Lynx at 4:00p.m. Thursday, June 7 and the Washington Capitals will fight for the Stanley Cup starting at 8:00p.m right after. Last […]

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April 24, 2018 | Staff Writer

County Council Honors Gold-Medal Winner Haley Skarupa

Haley Skarupa, who graduated from Wootton High School, received a proclamation from the Montgomery County Council for being part of the gold-medal winning women’s Olympic hockey team.

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April 28, 2017 | Sonya Burke

Poolesville Scraps Plans for Synthetic Ice Rink Because of Costs

The Town of Poolesville is not moving forward with plans for a synthetic ice rink, according to Town Manager Wade Yost. You may remember that Montgomery County was hoping to partner with the town on a rink after a backyard rink, “Mel’s Rink,”  made national headlines when the county shut it down for public use […]

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April 13, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Silver Stick Champions (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

The players, coaches and parents of the Blue Devils Squirt AA Blue team of 9- and 10-year-olds in the Montgomery Youth Hockey Association were honored by the Montgomery County Council on April 12 after winning their third consecutive International Silver Stick championship. County Council member Sidney Katz presented a proclamation to the team on behalf […]

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January 8, 2016 | Sonya Burke

The Owner of Mel’s Rink Responds to Letter from County Executive (PHOTO)

UPDATED Jan. 8 Mel’s Rink may be moving to a new location. In an email dated Jan. 7th, Poolesville resident Marc Kohn says he appreciates County Executive Ike Leggett’s personal interest in Mel’s Rink, and Kohn says he would like to meet with county officials to discuss relocating the backyard ice rink that was built […]

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December 31, 2015 | Staff Writer

Mel’s Rink in Poolesville (PHOTOS)

UPDATED A Poolesville resident, Marc Kohn, has constructed a synthetic ice rink in his Poolesville backyard on Sugarland Road in memory of his stepdaughter, who passed away in July and who loved hockey. In December, he invited the community to skate and play hockey at the rink. But, according to published reports, Montgomery County officials […]

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