Monday afternoon the Capitals announced that prior to Opening Night October 7 at Capital One Arena, the team will be hosting their Rock the Red Carpet event again from 3:30-5 pm.
The entire 2017-18 roster, accompanied by pre-selected fans, will arrive via a Lexus in front of the arena. Onc arrived, players will take photos and sign autographs for a smattering of lucky fans waiting at the red carpet. This is the third consecutive year the Caps have held the Rock the Red Carpet event prior to their home opener, doing so previously in 2015 and 2016.
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The Washington Capitals will host Rock the Red Carpet on F Street in front of Capital One Arena from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7, prior to the Capitals Opening Night presented by GEICO. The Capitals open the 2017-18 season presented by Capital One Bank by hosting the Montreal Canadiens at 7 p.m. that evening.
The Capitals 2017-18 team will begin arriving in cars provided by Lexus on F Street, between 6th and 7th street NW, at approximately 3:30 p.m. They will be introduced and escorted by preselected fans down the red carpet. Upon arrival players will greet fans and pose for pictures.
The event will be live streamed by NBC Sports Washington.
Photo: Amanda Bowen
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