D.C. Mayor Lifts Some Restrictions, Pro Sports Can Resume With Waiver To Apply to Host Fans After March 22; MSE Requests Plan to Host Capitals Games with Fans

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The Washington Capitals are a step closer to having some fans back in the stands. On Monday, Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser lifted numerous COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, which include professional sports resuming with a waiver to apply to host fans after March 22, according to The Washington Post‘s Julie Zauzmer. Samantha Pell of The Washington Post is also reporting that Monumental Sports & Entertainment, owner of Capitals, Wizards, and Mystics, has already submitted a request to plan to host fans back at Capital One Arena for Capitals and Wizards games. It is still under review.

According to News 4’s Mark Segraves, up to 5,000 fans can attend the Nationals’ opening day game against the New York Mets on Thursday, April 1.

MSE has submitted for a waiver, which would allow fans back in Capital One Arena. The Capitals are the only team in the MassMutual East Division to not have any fans return.

Additional lifted restrictions:

By Della Young

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Della Young is an aspiring novelist and screenwriter who earned a BFA in Creative Writing from Full Sail University in 2021. She comes from a family of big Capitals fans and became inspired to start writing for hockey in 2019. In her spare time, Della enjoys traveling, cooking, and working on both sides of the camera. Follow Della on Twitter: @dellayoung
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1 Response to D.C. Mayor Lifts Some Restrictions, Pro Sports Can Resume With Waiver To Apply to Host Fans After March 22; MSE Requests Plan to Host Capitals Games with Fans

  1. Anonymous says:

    Getting closer!

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