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Capitals 2016-17 Promotional Schedule Announced

The Washington Capitals announced today the team's 2016-17 promotional schedule, highlighted by three all-fan giveaways to open the season and several new and returning theme nights.

by Washington Capitals @Capitals /

ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals announced today the team's 2016-17 promotional schedule, highlighted by three all-fan giveaways to open the season and several new and returning theme nights. 

All fan giveaways include the Capitals schedule magnet presented by GEICO to be distributed at the Capitals home opener vs. the New York Islanders on Oct. 15, followed by Holtby Vezina fan banners on Oct. 18 vs. the Colorado Avalanche, and the return #RockTheRed foam light sticks on Oct. 22 vs. the New York Rangers. Fans will also have the chance to vote at the Nov. 8 Election Night game for the all fan bobblehead presented by Capital One Bank, distributed on March 21 vs. the Calgary Flames.

The Capitals promotional calendar also features the return of the team's Heritage Nights, including German Heritage Night on Dec. 1 vs. the New York Islanders, Canadian Heritage Night on Jan. 3 vs. the Toronto Maple Leafs, Swedish Heritage Night on March 6 vs. the Dallas Stars and Russian Heritage Night on March 23 vs. the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Calendar also introduces the Caps Holiday Series including Thanksgiving, #CapsHolidayParty, New Year's Party and St. Patty's Day. In addition, the team will wear their third jerseys at every home Thursday and Friday game throughout the season. 

New this season, fans will have the opportunity to purchase theme night ticket packages that include a gift with purchase and/or game day experience. For more information on theme night ticket packages visit

In addition, the Capitals will invite fans to support the team's commitment to the community at special nights devoted to Hockey Fights Cancer presented by Leidos on Nov. 5 vs. the Florida Panthers, a #CapsCare Fan Food drive presented by Giant on Nov. 20 vs. the Columbus Blue Jackets, a #CapsCare Toy Drive presented by GEICO on Dec. 23 vs. the Tampa Bay Lightning, Military Appreciation Night on March 2 vs. the New Jersey Devils and Go Green Night presented by WGL on March 14 vs. the Minnesota Wild.

Date                Opponent                    Time                Promotion

Oct. 15             New York Islanders     7 PM                Opening Night presented by GEICO                

                                                                                    All fan schedule magnet 

Oct. 18             Colorado Avalanche    7 PM                Holtby Vezina Recognition 

                                                                                    All fan Holtby fan banner giveaway 

Oct. 22             New York Rangers      7 PM                All fan #RockTheRed foam light stick giveaway

Nov. 5             Florida Panthers           7 PM                Hockey Fights Cancer presented by Leidos 

Nov. 8             San Jose Sharks                       7 PM                Election Night presented by Capital One Bank

Nov. 20                       Columbus Blue Jackets            12:30 PM         #CapsCare Food Drive presented by Giant 

Nov. 23                       St. Louis Blues             7 P.M.              #CapsGiving*

Dec. 1              New York Islanders     7 P.M.              German Heritage Night*

Dec. 11                        Vancouver Canucks    5 P.M.              STAR WARS™ Day

Dec. 17                        Montreal Canadians     7 P.M.              @Capitals Night

Dec. 23                        Tampa Bay Lightning 7 P.M.              #CapsHolidayParty*

                                                                                    #CapsCare Toy Drive presented by GEICO

Jan. 1               Ottawa Senators           7:30 P.M.         New Year's Party*

Jan. 3               Toronto Maple Leafs   7 P.M.             Canadian Heritage Night*

Feb. 11            Anaheim Ducks                       7:30 P.M.         Caps Kids Club Kids Day presented by Giant

March 2           New Jersey Devils       7 P.M.              Military Appreciation Night

March 6           Dallas Stars                  7:30 P.M.         Swedish Heritage Night*

March 14         Minnesota Wild                       7 P.M.              Go Green Night presented by WGL 

March 16         Nashville Predators      7 P.M.              St. Patty's Day presented by WGL*

March 21         Calgary Flames                        7 P.M.              Election Results Bobblehead Giveaway

All fan bobblehead giveaways presented by Capital One Bank

March 23         Columbus Blue Jackets            7 P.M.              Russian Heritage Night*

March 25         Arizona Coyotes          7 P.M.              Fan Appreciation Night

                                                                                    All fan team poster giveaway

April 9             Florida             Panthers           7 P.M.              Jerseys Off Our Backs postgame ceremony


*Theme night ticket package available. Visit for more information.

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