Capitals Release New Jersey, Available December 1

The Washington Capitals announced on Monday the release of their much anticipated Reverse Retro ADIZERO jersey. The jersey will be available December 1.

The Capitals’ Reverse Retro jersey will be available exclusively at the Capital One Arena and MedStar Capitals Iceplex team stores starting December 1 as well as online at shop.monumentalsportsnetwork.com and NHLshop.com. Further specifics on what inventory will be available and other details will be announced soon.

To be the first to receive this additional merchandise sales information, sign up at WashCaps.com/RetroRelease.


During the 2020-21 season, the Capitals will celebrate the retro jersey through programming, digital content and honoring the past with a new school feel.

It marks the first time in league history that every club will participate in an alternate jersey program. Per a release, Adidas said it worked closely with the NHL to design a jersey “representing unique and historical moments in each clubโ€™s history, while refreshing the colour and design combination for an all-new presentation.”

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The Washington Capitals, the National Hockey League and adidas today unveiled the new Capitals Reverse Retro ADIZERO Authentic adidas jersey that the team will wear for select games during the 20-21 season.

Reimagined in the patriotic colors of the flag, the iconic Reverse Retro jersey features the screaming eagle design and will remind fans of the 1997-98 Capitals team that was comprised of players including Peter Bondra, Olie Kolzig and Calle Johansson. Originally part of a Capitals re-brand that included switching to a lighter shade of blue, the patriotic sweater will be made in the current Capitals red, white and blue. The team originally introduced new logos and uniforms with a blue, black and bronze color scheme in 1995, and retired the look in 2007.

“We are excited to unveil the Capitals Reverse Retro jersey that showcases a significant era of our team history,” said Monumental Sports & Entertainment Chief Marketing Officer Hunter Lochmann. “Working closely with adidas and the NHL, our goal was to pay tribute to our 97-98 team, refreshing the jersey design and, most importantly, following through on the feedback from our fanbase by reinstating the iconic Screaming Eagle. We are extremely proud of the Capitals Reverse Retro jersey and look forward to seeing its debut on-ice during the 2020-21 season.”

The Capitals’ Reverse Retro jersey will be available exclusively at the Capital One Arena and MedStar Capitals Iceplex team stores starting December 1 as well as online at shop.monumentalsportsnetwork.com and NHLshop.com. Further specifics on what inventory will be available and other details will be announced soon.

To be the first to receive this additional merchandise sales information, sign up at WashCaps.com/RetroRelease.

During the 2020-21 season, the Capitals will celebrate the retro jersey through programming, digital content and honoring the past with a new school feel.

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 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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8 Responses to Capitals Release New Jersey, Available December 1

  1. Jon Sorensen says:

    Thoughts on new design? Scale of 1 to 10?

  2. Joe says:

    Iโ€™m on the fence with the sweater, but Iโ€™d like them to define reverse retro

  3. Anonymous says:

    This is an awesome Jersey. Love the look. Love the colors. I cant wait to get my own.

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