Capitals 2016-17 Promotional Schedule Announced


The Washington Capitals announced today the team’s 2016-17 promotional schedule, highlighted by three all-fan giveaways to open the season and several new and returning theme nights. 


From Caps Press Release:
All fan giveaways include the Capitals schedule magnet presented by GEICO to be distributed at the Capitals home opener vs. the New York Islanders on Oct. 15, followed by Holtby Vezina fan banners on Oct. 18 vs. the Colorado Avalanche, and the return #RockTheRed foam light sticks on Oct. 22 vs. the New York Rangers. Fans will also have the chance to vote at the Nov. 8 Election Night game for the all fan bobblehead presented by Capital One Bank, distributed on March 21 vs. the Calgary Flames.

The Capitals promotional calendar also features the return of the team’s Heritage Nights, including German Heritage Night on Dec. 1 vs. the New York Islanders, Canadian Heritage Night on Jan. 3 vs. the Toronto Maple Leafs, Swedish Heritage Night on March 6 vs. the Dallas Stars and Russian Heritage Night on March 23 vs. the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Calendar also introduces the Caps Holiday Series including Thanksgiving, #CapsHolidayParty, New Year’s Party and St. Patty’s Day. In addition, the team will wear their third jerseys at every home Thursday and Friday game throughout the season.

New this season, fans will have the opportunity to purchase theme night ticket packages that include a gift with purchase and/or game day experience. For more information on theme night ticket packages visit

In addition, the Capitals will invite fans to support the team’s commitment to the community at special nights devoted to Hockey Fights Cancer presented by Leidos on Nov. 5 vs. the Florida Panthers, a #CapsCare Fan Food drive presented by Giant on Nov. 20 vs. the Columbus Blue Jackets, a #CapsCare Toy Drive presented by GEICO on Dec. 23 vs. the Tampa Bay Lightning, Military Appreciation Night on March 2 vs. the New Jersey Devils and Go Green Night presented by WGL on March 14 vs. the Minnesota Wild.

By Jon Sorensen

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His interest in the Caps has grown over the decades and included time as a season ticket holder. He has been a journalist covering the team for 10+ years, primarily focusing on analysis, analytics and prospect development.
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