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    The Greatest Day Celebration - Feb. 22

    Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the greatest day in USA sports history on Feb. 22.

    The celebration kicks off with a morning of hockey games showcasing youth teams as they recreate the 1980 Lake Placid Olympic tournament, each representing one of the 12 competing nations.

    At 1 p.m., the parade starts in Rice Park and travels through the heart of Saint Paul.The parade will be led by the University of Minnesota Marching Band and features youth, high school, college, current and past amateur and professional hockey organizations, plus floats featuring all the groups that make Saint Paul—in the State of Hockey—one of the greatest cities in America. The parade ends at CHS Field where the celebration will conclude with a Parade of Nations, on-ice ceremony, autograph session and final youth hockey game highlighting USA vs. USSR. The parade ends with an Olympic-style Opening Ceremony at CHS Field, home of Destination Winter St. Paul, showcasing youth teams representing the 12 nations that competed at Lake Placid in 1980. Youth hockey teams will re-create the 1980 Lake Placid tournament with players wearing jerseys from the 12 competing nations.

    The post-tournament autograph session in the Securian Financial Club at CHS Field
    with Minnesota Olympians and other hockey stars is available for all kids in attendance.

    General Admission to CHS Field events that day is FREE

    Click here to register to march in parade.


    Read the New Parent handbook below for all the information you will need.


    HAVE SOMETHING INTERESTING TO SHARE?  Contact one of the social media coordinators below.

    Amanda Sobaski

    Boys social media coordinator

    Nancy Bitenc

    Girls Social Media coordinator

    Available Ice

    Looking for more ice?  Check out the Available Ice page under the Teams tab.  Ice is free to use for teams within the association and can be purchased for non-capitals teams.  Contact the ice scheduler with any requests.

    Adam Sager

    Ice Scheduler



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    The St. Paul Capitals' Mission is to provide the opportunity for St. Paul area youth to  participate in the sport of ice hockey and develop the skills and knowledge necessary for all players to compete at their highest level.