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150 Canadian soldiers and families to attend Oilers game in Washington

EDMONTON - A group of 150 Canadian soldiers will be honoured with a tribute video before the Edmonton Oilers take on the Capitals in Washington on Tuesday night.

The colours of both countries will also be presented by a flag party comprised of Canadian soldiers.

The trip for the soldiers and their families is being sponsored by the Alberta Enterprise Group. a public policy advocacy group. that also arranged a similar trip to Washington for 300 Canadian soldiers and family members last year.

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