Doors open at 5:30 p.m. for the sold out Washington Capitals Draft Day Party and uniform unveiling on Friday, June 22, at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va. -- the first opportunity to see the uniforms in person and modeled by current Capitals.
Due to limited seating capacity all fans must have a ticket in order to enter the facility for this event -- and all of our free tickets have been claimed. If you do not have a ticket, you can still watch the unveiling live on WashingtonCaps.com and Comcast SportsNet.
Parking is located on levels 7 and below of the Ballston Common Mall parking garage. Due to high volume, the mall elevators may be extremely congested. Fans are encouraged to utilize the stairs and the ramp from the 7th level to access the 8th level and the KCI entrance.
The event schedule is as follows:5:30 p.m.
- Doors Open to Public
Open skate on Blue rink
Interactive hockey games and inflatables open for use on the Mezzanine Level of Kettler Capitals Iceplex and the 8th Level parking deck6:30 p.m.
- All fans with Red tickets should be seated in Red rink seating area. Fans with Blue tickets can watch the unveiling on monitors and large-screen televisions throughout the facility6:40 p.m.
- Unveiling of the new uniform7:00 p.m.
- NHL Entry Draft begins
SportsTalk 980's one-hour uniform and draft show begins on the stage in the Red rink
Merchandise stands open for sale of new-look Caps merchandise; pre-orders taken for new jerseys7:30 p.m.
- Locker room tours begin
Approximate time of the Capitals' first pick (No. 5 overall)8:00 p.m.
- Alumni and Player autograph sessions begin9:00 p.m.
- Alumni and Player autograph sessions end10:00 p.m.
- Draft Day Party concludes
All Times Eastern
Current Capitals players attending the event are Chris Clark, Ben Clymer, Boyd Gordon, Brent Johnson and Jeff Schultz
Special Capitals alumn guests include Sylvain Cote, Mike Gartner, Yvon Labre, Rod Langway and Kelly MillerFull Press Release HereMap Of Event in PDF Format HereWatch the Uniform Unveiling Live Here
QuickTime Streaming. If QuickTime player does not automatically open when link is clicked, right-click on link above and copy the link location. Open QuickTime player and select the "Open URL" option from the File menu and paste the copied link location into the dialog box. Click on "OK" and watch the uniform unveiling ceremony.
Due to bandwidth resrictions only 500 viewers will be able to watch at a time