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Capitals to Wear Third Jersey for Seven Road Dates in 2012-13

by Staff Writer / Washington Capitals

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals will once again wear their third jersey, modeled after the 2011 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic jersey, for seven select road games during the 2012-13 season, vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today.

The primary color for the uniform is white and closely resembles the team’s original 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 red pants and white helmets with their third jerseys.

The jerseys are available online at and at the Verizon Center Team Store as well as Kettler Capitals Iceplex.

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

Saturday, March 16 at Boston Bruins 1 p.m. CSN

Tuesday, March 19 at Pittsburgh Penguins 7:30 p.m. CSN, NBCSN, TSN2

Thursday, March 21 at Winnipeg Jets 8 p.m. CSN

Friday, March 22 at Winnipeg Jets 7 p.m. CSN, CBC

Sunday, March 24 at New York Rangers 7 p.m. NBCSN

Thursday, April 18 at Ottawa Senators 7:30 p.m. CSN

Saturday, April 20 at Montreal 7 p.m. CSN, RDS, CBC

Radio: Caps games can be heard on WJFK 106.7 FM, WFED 1500 AM and the Caps Radio Network

Audio:, Caps Mobile App

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