President Reagan Plays Hockey with Washington Capitals and Olympic Athletes
In this photograph, taken by Bill Fitz-Patrick on September 29, 1983, President Ronald Reagan hits a hockey puck in the Rose Garden during an event honoring the Washington Capitals and the 1984 United States men's Olympic hockey team. The following day, the two teams competed at the Capital Centre, the home arena of the Washington Capitals in Landover, Maryland. During the Rose Garden ceremony, President Reagan was presented with commemorative jerseys, a hockey puck, and a trophy-shaped jelly bean jar. In this photograph, Vice President George H. W. Bush watches with members of the hockey teams from behind the podium with the Presidential Seal.