ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals are encouraging fans to show their support for the team, deep in the midst of a battle for the postseason, and wear red to the game on Tuesday, April 1, against the Carolina Hurricanes at Verizon Center. Fans are being asked to don red jerseys, hats and T-shirts and fill the arena with red.
Tuesday’s game is the first of Washington’s final three regular-season games of the year, all at home. Standing only two points behind Carolina for the Southeast Division lead, the game will have a big impact on the hunt for the postseason.
The game is also the first of three during Washington’s Fan Appreciation Week, March 31-April 5, 2008. Full of giveaways, contests and events surrounding the team’s remaining games, the celebration thanks Caps fans for their support throughout the season.