Reverse Retro Rush: Capitals Fans Flock to Purchase Reverse Retro Gear On Day of Release


After much anticipation following the initial reveal and first in-game look, fans of the Washington Capitals are now able to purchase the 2022-23 Reverse Retro jersey and other gear, with products both in-person and online becoming available at 9:00 AM EST. And as one might expect, the new rendition of the Caps’ “Screaming Eagle” design are flying off the proverbial shelves.

Scenes posted to social media show Capitals fans showing up in full force to MedStar Capitals Iceplex, the team’s practice facility, and Capital One Arena, with lines already stretching as far as the eye can see.

The new design will be worn by the Capitals for seven home games this season, debuting on November 5. The team will host a “Rock the Retro” concert on November 21 to celebrate the release.

The Capitals’ team store at Capital One Arena will hosting a launch event at 10 AM, and the location at MedStar will be open until 8 PM tonight.

In addition to Shop.NHL.Com, gear is also available on Monumental Sports and Entertainment’s official shop. Adidas’ official website has already sold out.

The design is the second edition of the Reverse Retro gear produced by Adidas since taking over from Reebok as the NHL’s official merchandise and uniform manufacturer, with a Screaming Eagle collection using the team’s current red, white, and blue colors being used in 2021; that version was the NHL’s most popular.

By Michael Fleetwood

About Michael Fleetwood

Michael Fleetwood was born into a family of diehard Capitals fans and has been watching games as long as he can remember. He was born the year the Capitals went to their first Stanley Cup Final, and is a diehard Caps fan, the owner of the very FIRST Joe Beninati jersey and since then, has met Joe himself. Michael joined the NoVa Caps team in 2015, and is most proud of the growth of the NoVa Caps community in that time. An avid photographer, Michael resides in VA.
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5 Responses to Reverse Retro Rush: Capitals Fans Flock to Purchase Reverse Retro Gear On Day of Release

  1. Anonymous says:

    Was anybody able to snag one?

  2. jpinches says:

    Does anyone know whether a second batch will be produced? Or was this it?

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