ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals will unveil their uniform for the 2011 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic as part of the festivities at the 2010 Capitals Convention, to be held Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The Convention will also be the first opportunity for Capitals fans to purchase Winter Classic merchandise.
Tickets went on sale this morning to season-ticket holders and will be available to the general public Wednesday, June 16, at WashingtonCaps.com. Ticket prices are $40 for adults and $25 for children 14 and younger if purchased by June 30 (adult price increases to $45 on July 1). A limited number of $500 golden tickets are also available with special access to every autograph session, priority seating in panel discussions and access to a VIP room. Fans can also purchase a $30 ticket without autograph access.
The inaugural Capitals Convention was a tremendous success in 2009, attracting a sold-out crowd of more than 5,000 to a day-long interactive and informational celebration of the Capitals, featuring the entire roster of current players and a number of prominent alumni. The all-day event will open at 9 a.m. for season-ticket holders (10 a.m. for the general public) and conclude at 7 p.m.
Visit WashingtonCaps.com’s Capitals Convention page for updates on the event as details become available and highlights of last year’s event.