The Washington Capitals announced their promotional schedule for the 2019-20 season on Tuesday afternoon. Notable events on the schedule include bobblehead night on Tuesday, March 24 against the defending Stanley Cup Champion St. Louis Blues, Hockey Fights Cancer night on Saturday, November 23 vs. the Vancouver Canucks, and the team’s holiday party on Saturday, December 21 against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Unlike previous years, the Capitals did not announce which player will be on this season’s bobblehead.
The Capitals brought back holiday celebrations such as “Caps Giving,” which will take place on Wednesday, November 27 vs. the Florida Panthers, and the holiday party.
All fans in attendance for the Capitals game against the Nashville Predators on Wednesday, January 29 will receive a scarf with the team logo on it.
The Capitals added college nights for schools around the area, such as American University, George Washington University, and George Mason University, to their promotional schedule. Each fan at those games will get a Capitals hat in the colors of that institution that is being celebrated that night.
Oct. 5 Carolina Hurricanes 7 p.m. Opening Night presented by GEICO
All fan Schedule Magnet presented by GEICO
Oct. 8 Dallas Stars 7 p.m. College Series: James Madison University
Oct. 14 Colorado Avalanche 5 p.m. Educators Night
Oct. 16 Toronto Maple Leafs 7 p.m. College Series: University of Virginia
Nov. 3 Calgary Flames 7 p.m. Firefighters Night
Nov. 11 Arizona Coyotes 7 p.m. Veteran’s Day
College Series: University of Maryland
Nov. 18 Anaheim Ducks 7 p.m. Medical Professionals Night
College Series: Virginia Tech
Nov. 23 Vancouver Canucks 12:30 p.m. Hockey Fights Cancer presented by Leidos
Nov. 27 Florida Panthers 7 p.m. #CapsGiving presented by Walmart
Dec. 9 Columbus Blue Jackets 7 p.m. College Series: Georgetown University
Dec. 11 Boston Bruins 7 p.m. Toy Drive presented by GEICO
Dec. 21 Tampa Bay Lightning 7 p.m. #CapsHolidayParty presented by Walmart
Jan. 5 San Jose Sharks 12:30 p.m. Youth Hockey Day
Jan. 7 Ottawa Senators 7 p.m. Pride Night
Jan. 11 New Jersey Devils 7 p.m. Kids Night
Jan. 29 Nashville Predators 7:30 p.m. All fan scarf giveaway courtesy of Capital One
College Series: George Mason University
Feb. 4 Los Angeles Kings 7 p.m. All fan tote bag giveaway courtesy of NHL Network
College Series: Howard University
Feb. 20 Montreal Canadiens 7 p.m. College Series: George Washington University
Feb. 25 Winnipeg Jets 7 p.m. Law Enforcement Night
March 12 Detroit Red Wings 7 p.m. College Series: American University
March 16 Edmonton Oilers 7 p.m. Go Green/St. Patty’s Day presented by WGL
March 24 St. Louis Blues 7 p.m. Bobblehead courtesy of Capital One
April 2 Minnesota Wild 7 p.m. Fan Appreciation presented by Bud Light All fan Team Poster giveaway
From The Caps
The Washington Capitals announced today the team’s promotional schedule for the 2019-20 season presented by Capital One, highlighted by multiple all-fan giveaways, special group ticket events and theme nights.
All fan giveaway highlights include a 2019-20 schedule magnet presented by GEICO on Oct. 5 vs. the Carolina Hurricanes, a scarf courtesy of Capital One on Jan. 29 vs. the Nashville Predators, a reusable tote bag courtesy of NHL Network on Feb. 4 vs. the Los Angeles Kings, a player bobblehead courtesy of Capital One on March 24 vs. the St. Louis Blues and a team poster on April 2 vs. the Minnesota Wild.
For more information visit WashCaps.com/Promotions.
This season, the Capitals will offer an array of special group ticket events. Each special group ticket will receive a unique gift with purchase item or experience specific to the group theme. Special group ticket events include Educators Night on Oct. 14 vs. the Colorado Avalanche, Firefighters Night on Nov. 3 vs. the Calgary Flames, Medical Professionals Night on Nov. 18 vs. the Anaheim Ducks, Scout Day on Nov. 23 vs. the Vancouver Canucks, Youth Hockey Day on Jan. 5 vs. the San Jose Sharks, Pride Night on Jan. 7 vs. the Ottawa Senators, Kids Night on Jan. 11 vs. the New Jersey Devils and Law Enforcement Night on Feb. 25 vs. the Winnipeg Jets. Tickets start at $49. Fans must purchase a special group ticket to receive the item and are limited to one item per ticket. For more information on special group ticket events and their gift with purchase, visit WashCaps.com/SpecialGroups.
Capitals full season ticket members will be provided an opportunity to purchase any gift with purchase item at a special discounted price, while supplies last. Information about purchasing opportunities will be communicated by the Capitals Membership Services department throughout the season.
In addition, the Capitals announced that they will host College Series Nights. With the purchase of a college series ticket, fans will receive a Capitals hat in their school color. This year’s schedule will feature: James Madison University on Oct. 8 vs. the Dallas Stars, the University of Virginia on Oct. 16 vs. the Toronto Maple Leafs, the University of Maryland on Nov. 11 vs. the Arizona Coyotes, Virginia Tech on Nov. 18 vs. the Anaheim Ducks, Georgetown University on Dec. 9 vs. the Columbus Blue Jackets, George Mason University on Jan. 29 vs. the Nashville Predators, Howard University on Feb. 4 vs the Los Angeles Kings, George Washington University on Feb. 20 vs. the Montreal Canadiens and American University on March 12 vs. the Detroit Red Wings. Fans must purchase a special college series ticket to receive the hat and are limited to one item per ticket. For more information on college series tickets, visit WashCaps.com/CollegeSeries.
The Capitals promotional calendar also features the return of the Caps Holiday Series including #Capsgiving and #CapsHolidayParty, each presented by Walmart.
By Harrison Brown