Fort Dupont Ice Arena Trying to Host Preseason Game

Posted March 5, 2015

Friends of Fort Dupont Ice Arena, the only hockey rink in Washington D.C., is trying to win the Hockeyville USA grand prize – hosting an NHL Pre-Season game televised live on NBCSN and $150,000 in arena upgrades.

The nomination phase is currently underway and ends March 18. A panel of judges from Kraft, the NHL and NHLPA will select the top 10 finalist rinks which will then be announced on April 11, with the first round of voting open to the public from April 14-16. For more information, check out Kraft Hockeyville USA’s Facebook page.

Here is Caps’ Matt Niskanen talking about the role his community played in developing his love of hockey.