Washington Capitals to Host Virtual ‘Rock the Red Carpet’ Event

The Washington Capitals will hold a virtual ‘Rock The Red Carpet’ before tonight’s home opener at Capital One Arena. The on-line event will begin at 4 p.m. this afternoon and can be viewed on the Capitals Twitter and Facebook pages and on Monumental Sports.


ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals will host a Virtual Rock the Red Carpet Event from 4-5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 22 prior to Opening Night Presented by GEICO. The Capitals host their first home game of the 2020-21 season at 7 p.m. that evening against the Buffalo Sabres at Capital One Arena.

Fans can tune in to the virtual event on the Capitals Twitter and Facebook accounts, on MonumentalSportsNetwork.com and on NBC Sports Washington’s Facebook page.

The Virtual Rock the Red Carpet will provide fans with a live look-in to the Lexus Garage and GEICO red carpet as players arrive at Capital One Arena. Capitals radio play by play voice John Walton and digital host Taryn Bray will provide commentary and player interviews throughout the hour from the Capital One Arena studio. Select Season Ticket Members will line the red carpet via video chat and engage with players as they walk the carpet.

The game will be televised locally on NBC Sports Washington and broadcast on the Caps Radio Network, 106.7 The Fan, Caps Radio 24/7, WashingtonCaps.com and on the Washington Caps mobile app.

The Capitals face the Sabres for third time this season after taking both contents at KeyBank Center. Washington is 26-15-2-2 all-time in home openers at Capital One Arena, and are 15-1-2 in their last 18 home openers.

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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