ARLINGTON, Va., – The Washington Capitals and the team's Wives Club raised $18,450 through their Happy Hockey Holiday Silent Auction on Thursday, Dec. 18, at the team’s game vs. St. Louis Blues. All the money raised will benefit Washington Capitals Charities.
Ovechkin and Semin’s basket – which included an autographed Ovechkin CCM hat, a need for speed PS 3 game, a poker set and a Teatro Goldoni $100 gift card, among other items – raised the most money at $5,000.
Boudreau’s basket went for $2,100, while Backstrom and Laich’s basket and Johnson and Theodore’s basket went for $2,000 each.
Three other baskets went for more than $1,000: Nylander’s ($1,250), Fedorov’s ($1,100) and Clark and Pothier’s ($1,100).
H/t to blog's reader Kim Cunningham