You know it’s almost hockey season when a fresh 200-foot sheet of ice is being laid out. The pond is officially frozen at Capital One Arena as the Washington Capitals get ready to embark on their 49th season as a franchise.
— Washington Capitals (@Capitals) September 7, 2023
Formerly known as the Verizon Center and the MCI Center, the arena has been the home site for the Caps, Washington Wizards and Washington Mystics for the last 26 years, seating over 20,000 fans.
By Jacob Cheris