Tag: Washington Capitals

Norwalk Girl Gets Wish to Meet Hockey Idol

January 2015

NORWALK, Conn. (Jan. 9, 2015): Lauren Santora couldn’t believe her ears when Washington Capitals captain Alex Oveckin invited her to skate on the ice with him during her recent wish trip granted by Kids Wish Network. “Everything was really fun,” Lauren said. “I like Oveckin because he skates fast, plays hard, and makes things happen […]

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Lauren Joins the Washington Capitals

July 2014

Meeting Alex Ovechkin was a dream come true for Lauren Lauren was 5 years old when she tested positive type 1 diabetes. The diagnosis came during a regular check-up but also just in the nick of time. Her blood sugar levels were extremely dangerous, so she was admitted to the hospital before she went into […]

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Kids Wish Network is a charitable organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for children having experienced life-altering situations. Kids Wish Network assists children and their families through several key programs.