Youth Hockey Clinic at White House with Michelle Obama

Published on March 12th, 2011

First Lady Michelle Obama, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, USA Hockey Executive Director Dave Ogrean, and members of the Chicago Blackhawks and the Washington Capitals were present on the south lawn of the White House on March 11, 2011 as they oversaw a youth street hockey clinic involving DC area youngsters.  It was part of a new collaboration between Mrs. Obama’s Let’s Move! initiative, the NHL, and USA Hockey to encourage American children to lead active and healthy lives.

Caps Mike Green with youth hockey players

Bettman addressing crowd

Ogrean and Bettman present Michelle Obama with a FLOTUS (First Lady of the United States) jersey

Michelle Obama speaks to crowd

Blackhawks have Michelle Obama's back

Michelle Obama with clinic participants

Youth goalie

Former Flyer Patrick Sharp and Obama

Bettman and the First Lady

Youngsters in action

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