Capitals proprietor Ted Leonsis surprises 200 staff by sending them to Vegas | NHL


The primary two video games of the Stanley Cup Ultimate being in Las Vegas, the Capitals trustworthy has proven up, a lot in because of proprietor Ted Leonsis.

In line with The Washington Put up, Leonsis despatched 200 staff of of Monumental Sports activities & Leisure to Las Vegas with a ticket to both Recreation 1 or Recreation 2 on two chartered flights.

The group discovered in an electronic mail with the topic line: “Let’s go to Vegas.”

“I simply stopped lifeless in my tracks, I used to be so excited,” Lorin Hranicka, the director of suite shopper companies, stated. “Simply being within the Stanley Cup finals is completely wonderful. I can’t even clarify the sensation.”

The workers have been chosen primarily based on how intently they labored with the Capitals, plus their seniority. On high of the chartered flights, the group had their motels taken care of and have been handed Caps rally towels to wave on the video games.

“It is actually wonderful and out of this world,” Omar Castro, a visitor relations supervisor, stated. “I by no means anticipated an proprietor of the corporate to do that. We get to share on this with them. … He is considering of us as a part of a household, as a part of the expertise. There is not any cause for him to do it. All I can say is an enormous because of Ted and his household for the chance, and for actually making this into one thing memorable for all of us right here within the firm.”

The Capitals, in solely their second journey to a Stanley Cup Ultimate, dropped Recreation 1 in opposition to the Golden Knights, 6-Four.

Recreation 2 is about for Wednesday at eight p.m. ET.

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