Originally written on On Frozen Blog  |  Last updated 11/20/14
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Ladies line the Capitals’ locker room at Kettler as part of the organization’s annual Hockey ‘n Heels event. Even the most diehard Capitals fan could likely have learned something new at the Capitals’ Hockey ‘n Heels event at Kettler Monday evening. I’ve been covering the team for over three seasons now, and I had no idea, for example, that, along with players’ skates and jerseys and other numerous pieces of the hockey uniform, equipment manager Brock Myles and his team were also responsible for keeping hairspray handy. Yes, hairspray. I double-checked. Myles, personable and informative in his off-ice teaching session with the attendees, is also pretty adept with a sewing machine, and his demonstration of repairing a torn hockey sock—at lightning speed, by the way—using the machine drew claps from the ladies present. One attendee brought up the subject of high maintenance players during the Q & A, to which Myles shared that none of the guys on the roster were “high maintenan...
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