Earlier today, the Capitals released the promotional schedule for the 2016-17 season which includes the fan giveaways for the season as well as the return of some popular theme nights, like the Heritage Nights. The schedule notes some new promotions too, including the chance for fans to vote for the fan’s choice bobblehead during the November 8 election night game vs the San Jose Sharks.
Capitals 2016-17 Promotional Schedule Announced
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals announced today the team’s 2016-17 promotional schedule, highlighted by three all-fan giveaways to open the season and several new and returning theme nights.
All fan giveaways include the Capitals schedule magnet presented by GEICO to be distributed at the Capitals home opener vs. the New York Islanders on Oct. 15, followed by Holtby Vezina fan banners on Oct. 18 vs. the Colorado Avalanche, and the return #RockTheRed foam light sticks on Oct. 22 vs. the New York Rangers. Fans will also have the chance to vote at the Nov. 8 Election Night game for the all fan bobblehead presented by Capital One Bank, distributed on March 21 vs. the Calgary Flames.
The Capitals promotional calendar also features the return of the team’s Heritage Nights, including German Heritage Night on Dec. 1 vs. the New York Islanders, Canadian Heritage Night on Jan. 3 vs. the Toronto Maple Leafs, Swedish Heritage Night on March 6 vs. the Dallas Stars and Russian Heritage Night on March 23 vs. the Columbus Blue Jackets. The Calendar also introduces the Caps Holiday Series including Thanksgiving, #CapsHolidayParty, New Year’s Party and St. Patty’s Day. In addition, the team will wear their third jerseys at every home Thursday and Friday game throughout the season.
New this season, fans will have the opportunity to purchase theme night ticket packages that include a gift with purchase and/or game day experience. For more information on theme night ticket packages visit WashingtonCaps.com/promotions.
In addition, the Capitals will invite fans to support the team’s commitment to the community at special nights devoted to Hockey Fights Cancer presented by Leidos on Nov. 5 vs. the Florida Panthers, a #CapsCare Fan Food drive presented by Giant on Nov. 20 vs. the Columbus Blue Jackets, a #CapsCare Toy Drive presented by GEICO on Dec. 23 vs. the Tampa Bay Lightning, Military Appreciation Night on March 2 vs. the New Jersey Devils and Go Green Night presented by WGL on March 14 vs. the Minnesota Wild.
The Caps released a schedule of the games and their promotion which can be seen in this handy-dandy table:
|October 15, 2016||New York Islanders||7:00 PM||Opening Night presented by GEICO- All fan schedule magnet|
|October 18, 2016||Colorado Avalanche||7:00 PM||Holtby Vezina Recognition- All fan Holtby fan banner giveaway|
|October 22, 2016||New York Rangers||7:00 PM||All fan #RockTheRed foam light stick giveaway|
|November 5, 2016||Florida Panthers||7:00 PM||Hockey Fights Cancer presented by Leidos|
|November 8, 2016||San Jose Sharks||7:00 PM||Election Night presented by Capital One Bank|
|November 20, 2016||Columbus Blue Jackets||12:30 PM||#CapsCare Food Drive presented by Giant|
|November 23, 2016||St. Louis Blues||7:00 PM||#CapsGiving*|
|December 1, 2016||New York Islanders||7:00 PM||German Heritage Night*|
|December 11, 2016||Vancouver Canucks||5:00 PM||STAR WARS™ Day|
|December 17, 2016||Montreal Canadians||7:00 PM||@Capitals Night|
|December 23, 2016||Tampa Bay Lightning||7:00 PM||#CapsHolidayParty* #CapsCare Toy Drive presented by GEICO|
|January 1, 2017||Ottawa Senators||7:30 PM||New Year’s Party*|
|January 3, 2017||Toronto Maple Leafs||7:00 PM||Canadian Heritage Night*|
|February 11, 2017||Anaheim Ducks||7:30 PM||Caps Kids Club Kids Day presented by Giant|
|March 2, 2017||New Jersey Devils||7:00 PM||Military Appreciation Night|
|March 6, 2017||Dallas Stars||7:30 PM||Swedish Heritage Night*|
|March 14, 2017||Minnesota Wild||7:00 PM||Go Green Night presented by WGL|
|March 16, 2017||Nashville Predators||7:00 PM||St. Patty’s Day presented by WGL*|
|March 21, 2017||Calgary Flames||7:00 PM||Election Results Bobblehead Giveaway- All fan bobblehead giveaways presented by Capital One Bank|
|March 23, 2017||Columbus Blue Jackets||7:00 PM||Russian Heritage Night*|
|March 25, 2017||Arizona Coyotes||7:00 PM||Fan Appreciation Night- All fan team poster giveaway|
|April 9, 2017||Florida Panthers||7:00 PM||Jerseys Off Our Backs postgame ceremony|
*Theme night ticket package available. Visit WashingtonCaps.com/promotions for more information.
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