The Washington Capitals finally released their third jersey for the upcoming season on Monday morning. It looks exactly like the one they wore from 2015-17.
— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) September 24, 2018
This was the Capitals’ original jersey from 1974-1995. The team will wear it for 12 games this upcoming season. They will debut it on November 11, when the team hosts the Arizona Coyotes.
— adidas Hockey (@adidashockey) September 24, 2018
From Capitals’ Release
The Washington Capitals will wear their third jersey, modeled after the team’s original red jersey for 12 home dates during the 2018-19 season, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.
The primary color for the uniform is red and closely resembles the team’s jersey worn from 1974-75 through 1994-95. The original Capitals wordmark is featured on the front of the jersey with six stars above it and five stars beneath the numbers on each sleeve. The Capitals will wear blue pants and red helmets with their third jerseys.
The Capitals’ third jerseys are available at the Capital One Arena and MedStar Capitals Iceplex team stores.
Games the Capitals will wear the third jersey include:
|Nov. 11||vs. Arizona Coyotes||5 p.m.||Capital One Arena|
|Nov. 30||vs. New Jersey Devils||7 p.m.||Capital One Arena|
|Dec. 19||vs. Pittsburgh Penguins||8 p.m.||Capital One Arena|
|Dec. 27||vs. Carolina Hurricanes||7 p.m.||Capital One Arena|
|Jan. 8||vs. Philadelphia Flyers||7:30 p.m.||Capital One Arena|
|Jan. 12||vs. Columbus Blue Jackets||7 p.m.||Capital One Arena|
|Jan. 18||vs. New York Islanders||7:30 p.m.||Capital One Arena|
|Feb. 7||vs. Colorado Avalanche||7 p.m.||Capital One Arena|
|Feb. 24||vs. New York Rangers||12:30 p.m.||Capital One Arena|
|Mar. 8||vs. New Jersey Devils||7 p.m.||Capital One Arena|
|Mar. 26||vs. Carolina Hurricanes||7 p.m.||Capital One Arena|
|Apr. 6||vs. New York Islanders||7 p.m.||Capital One Arena|
|All Times Eastern|
A closer look at the third jersey:
By Harrison Brown