Capitals Raise $56,425 in Military Night Auction


The Washington Capitals raised $56,425 from their Military Night Auction, held during Thursday night’s Capitals-Devils game at Verizon Center. 

The auction, which included autographed camouflaged warm-up jerseys from each of the Capitals players, signed military-themed pucks and military styled Capitals hats, is an annual tradition for the Capitals.

The money raised will go to United Heroes League and Our Military Kids. The two organizations provide assistance to local area military families.


Final bids on some of the items: Alex Ovechkin’s warm-up jersey went for $4,250, Braden Holtby’s warm-up jersey went for $3,300, Nicklas Backstrom’s warm-up jersey went for $2,400, and TJ Oshie’s warm-up jersey went for $2,750.

You can check out all of the final bids right here.

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 passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Civil Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
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