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Third Jerseys Return in 2016-17

The Washington Capitals will wear their third jersey, modeled after the team's original red jersey for all Thursday and Friday home games during the 2016-17 season, totaling 13 games.

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals will wear their third jersey, modeled after the team's original red jersey for all Thursday and Friday home games during the 2016-17 season, totaling 13 games, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.

The primary color for the uniform is red and closely resembles the team's jersey worn from 1974-75 through 1994-95. The original Capitals wordmark is featured on the front of the jersey with six stars above it and five stars beneath the numbers on each sleeve. The Capitals will wear blue pants and red helmets with their third jerseys. 

The Capitals' third jerseys are available at Verizon Center and Kettler Capitals Iceplex team stores. 

Below is a schedule of the games the Capitals will wear the third jerseys:

Nov. 3             vs. Winnipeg Jets                     7 p.m.              Verizon Center

Nov. 18                       vs. Detroit Red Wings              7 p.m.              Verizon Center

Nov. 25                       vs. Buffalo Sabres                   5 p.m.              Verizon Center

Dec. 1              vs. New York Islanders                       7 p.m.              Verizon Center

Dec. 23                        vs. Tampa Bay Lightning         7 p.m.             Verizon Center

Dec. 29                        vs. New Jersey Devils              7 p.m.              Verizon Center

Jan. 5               vs. Columbus Blue Jackets      7 p.m.             Verizon Center

Jan. 13             vs. Chicago Blackhawks          7 p.m.             Verizon Center

Feb. 9              vs. Detroit Red Wings              7 p.m.              Verizon Center

Feb. 24            vs. Edmonton Oilers                7 p.m.              Verizon Center

Mar. 2              vs. New Jersey Devils              7 p.m.              Verizon Center

Mar. 16                        vs. Nashville Predators            7 p.m.              Verizon Center

Mar. 23                        vs. Columbus Blue Jackets      7 p.m.              Verizon Center

 

All Times Eastern

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