The time of year has come for the Capitals Better Halves gift baskets auction. As in previous years, all of the baskets include autographed jerseys and Caps merchandise, along with unique items that represent some of the players’ favorite things and give fans a fun glimpse at their personalities.
Andre Burrakovsky’s includes a copy of season one of Game of Thrones and plenty of IKEA goodies, Jakub Vrana threw in his favorite cereal, and the baskets of both Braden Holtby and Nicklas Backstrom feature books that are presumably loved by the respective players.
Bidding on the baskets, which will be auctioned through Handbid, began online at noon on Wednesday, January 31st and will end at 2PM on Sunday, February 4th. In addition, the baskets will be on display outside suites 210 and 211 at Capital One Arena during the 12:30 Caps game against the Vegas Golden Knights on February 4th.
Below are the baskets that are currently going for the highest bids.
• Autographed Authentic 2018 NHL All-Star adidas Jersey signed by the Metro team: Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby, Zach Werenski, John Tavares, Brian Boyle, Noah Hanifin, Claude Giroux, Henrik Lundqvist, Sidney Crosby, Josh Bailey and Kris Letang • Autographed Capitals Size XL Premier Reebok Jersey • Autographed Capitals Size L Jersey T-shirt • Autographed Photo • Autographed Capitals Puck • Onegin Vodka autographed by Ovechkin, Dmitry Orlov and Evgeny Kuznetsov • Autographed beatsstudio wireless headphones • Autographed Russian box • Autographed Russian playing cards • Autographed Russian cowberry jam • Autographed Artpassion crispy waffle candy with almonds • Autographed Belyov’s Marshmallow • Autographed set of assorted chocolate candies with fillings • Autographed chocolate-coated marshmallows • Autographed jar of Russian honey • Autographed Wonder Berry Original Russian red whortleberry drink • Autographed Alyonka milk chocolate bar • Autographed Vdokhnovenie classic dark chocolate bar • Autographed Pastila, cranberry flavor and yogurt flavor • $150 Gift Card to RPM Italian and “Giuliana” Prosecco autographed by Giuliana Rancic
• Autographed Capitals Size XL Premier Reebok Jersey • Autographed Capitals Size XL Jersey T-shirt • 2 200-level suite tickets to Capitals vs. New York Rangers on Mar. 28. 2018 (autographed) • Framed Autographed Photo • Autographed Capitals Puck • Autographed D.C. Skyline Puck • Autographed large Capitals “Weagle” magnetic decal • Autographed Capitals mini-stick • Autographed Capitals mini-helmet • Autographed Burakovsky bobblehead • Autographed “Cooking with the Caps” cookbook • Autographed Game of Thrones season one DVD set • Autographed Game of Thrones “I Drink and I Know Things” Size L T-shirt • Autographed Fifa18 for PS4 • Autographed FC Real Madrid Cristiano Ronaldo Size L T-shirt • Autographed Sports Illustrated “The Golf Book” • Autographed Capitals drive head cover • Autographed Capitals divot tool and ball markers • Autographed Titleist Pro V1 golf balls (2 sleeves) • Autographed Capitals fidget spinner • Autographed Capitals coffee tumbler • Table Tennis To Go (autographed paddles) • Autographed Capitals ping pong balls • Autographed “Shortcut to Swedish” book • Autographed “101 Coolest Things to Do in Sweden” book • Autographed travel journal • Autographed large IKEA reusable bag • Autographed lingonberry jam • Autographed Swedish pancake & waffle mix • Autographed IKEA Swedish savory sauce mix • Autographed Swedish Fish candy • Autographed Talanda milk chocolate bar • Autographed Ballerina Choko cookies • Autographed Cool Surskalle Skum sour foam candy • Autographed Dala Horse gummy candy • Autographed Marabou Daim chocolate and almond caramel candy (2) • Autographed Daim chocolate and crunch caramel almond candy pieces (2) • Autographed IKEA Kafferep cookies with raspberry filling • Autographed MurLarkey Distilled Spirits Divine Clarity Vodka • Autographed MurLarkey Distilled Spirits hat • 2 Autographed Capitals shot glasses • Tour and Tasting for 2 at MurLarkey Distillery in Bristow, VA • $25 Gift Card for App Store & iTunes (autographed) • $25 Gift Card for Uber (autographed) • Autographed metal basket
• 2017-18 Team-Autographed Capitals Size L Premier Reebok Jersey • Autographed Capitals Puck • Autographed Barry Trotz Puck • Autographed Winter Classic Photo • Canadian Olympic Team ladies’ M zip-up hoodie • Canadian Olympic Team men’s XL flannel shirt • Canadian Olympic Team L/XL mittens • Canadian Olympic Team touques (2 winter hats) • Canadian Olympic Team socks (2 pairs) • Canadian tea towel • Hudson Bay reusable bag • Tim Horton’s coffee and hot chocolate • Kraft Honey Peanut Butter • Assorted Canadian chocolates (Crunch, Aero, Smarties, Caramilk, Icy Squares) • Wine gum • $100 Gift Card to Peking Palace restaurant
• Autographed Capitals Size XL Premier Reebok Jersey • Autographed Capitals Size M Jersey T-shirt • Autographed Photo • Autographed Capitals Puck • Autographed 4lb Yeti Hopper • Autographed 14oz Yeti Rambler • Autographed 2018 NHL All-Star hat • Autographed Vintage Bookshelf Addition Yahtzee • Into the Wild by Jon Krakauer, autographed by Holtby • The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway, autographed by Holtby • Autographed Old Man Drinks • Autographed Canadian Smarties candy • Autographed Glosette candy • Autographed Apple TV 4K • $100 Gift Card for iTunes • $100 Gift Card to SEI • $50 Gift Card to the 9:30 Club, The Lincoln Theatre, Merriweather Post Pavilion or The Anthem
• Autographed Capitals Size XL Premier Reebok Jersey • Autographed Capitals Size XL Jersey T-shirt • Autographed Photo • Autographed Capitals Puck • Autographed Cress Zinfandel • Autographed Tretyakov Gallery art book • Autographed Russian chess board • Russian magnets • Starbucks Russia coffee tumbler • Raspberry Indulgence black tea • Korivka Roshen milky sweets • Tula honey cakes • Ruski Restaurant candy (3) • Alionka milk chocolate bar • Russian flower honey in barrel with spoons • Zhiguljovskoje lager beer • Stary Melnik is Bochonka Svetloe lager beer • “Korovka” rolled sponge cake with caramelized milk • Russian dark chocolates • $200 Gift Card for Amazon.com • $25 Gift Card for Ristorante Bonaroti • Gift Card for El Tio Tex-Mex Grill
• Autographed Capitals Size XL Premier Reebok Jersey • Autographed Capitals Size L Jersey T-shirt • Autographed Size L Capitals Old Time Hockey long-sleeved T-shirt • Autographed “Czech Me Out” T-shirt • Framed Autographed Photo • Autographed Capitals Puck • Autographed D.C. Skyline Puck • Autographed Capitals bomber hat • Autographed Capitals snow globe • Autographed Capitals hybrid head cover • Autographed Capitals golf chip markers • Autographed Titleist Pro V1 golf balls • Autographed Titleist hat • Autographed Capitals mini-stick • Autographed Capitals fidget spinner • Autographed Pilsner Urquell 6-pack • Autographed Capitals pilsner glass • Autographed Capitals koozie • Autographed Capitals bottle opener • Autographed Capitals 30oz tumbler • Autographed Czech Phrasebook and Dictionary • Autographed pasta and sauce • Autographed Haribo Gold-Bears gummi candy • Autographed Chocapic cereal • Autographed Toblerone candy (2) • Autographed Lindt Lindor assorted chocolate truffles • 2017-18 Paris Saint-Germain F.C. Neymar, Jr. Size XL Home Jersey, autographed by Vrana • 4 single-day passes to Awesome Con on Sunday, Apr. 1 • $100 Gift Card to City Tap House • $25 Gift Card to App Store and iTunes (autographed) • Autographed basket
• Autographed Capitals Size L Premier Reebok Jersey • Autographed Capitals Size M Jersey T-shirt • Autographed Photo • Autographed Capitals Puck • Lars Eller bobblehead • 2 mini Capitals hockey sticks • Hans Christian Andersen complete fairy tales • LEGO “Modular Model Home” set • The Little Mermaid from Denmark (mini statue) • Anton Berg chocolate • Carlsberg beer • Johan Bülow licorice • $200 Gift card to True Food Kitchen
• Autographed Capitals Size XL Premier Reebok Jersey • Autographed Capitals Size M Jersey T-shirt • Autographed Photo • Autographed Capitals Puck • 2 autographed 100-level tickets to Capitals vs. NY Islanders on March 16, 2018 • 2 autographed 100-level tickets to Capitals vs. New Jersey Devils on April 7, 2018 • Yeti Roadie 20 cooler • Autographed Capitals golf headcover • Autographed Taylor Made dozen golf balls • Autographed bottle of STIX Cabernet • Autographed bottle Red, Elias Mora • Autographed Niskanen bobblehead • $100 Gift Card to Mike Isabella Concepts restaurants
• Autographed Capitals Size XL Premier Reebok Jersey • Autographed Capitals Size L Jersey T-shirt • Autographed Player-used hockey stick • 2 Autographed Photos • Autographed Capitals Puck • 4 Autographed Nicklas Backstrom 2011-12 Upper Deck Series Two Hockey Cards • Autographed Capitals coffee tumbler • Autographed Nicklas Backstrom gnome • Autographed black adidas T-shirt • The Stonecutter by Camilla Lackberg, autographed with personal note by Backstrom • Fika: The Art of the Swedish Coffee Break by Anna Brones & Johanna Kindvall, autographed by Backstrom • Daim Swedish candy • Marabou Swedish milk chocolate and crunchy caramel bars • Sir Kensington’s Special Sauce • Sir Kensington’s Chipotle Mayonnaise • Ventev chargesync lightning charger for iPod/iPhone/iPad • Ventev wallport 2 usb universal charger • Titleist Pro V1 golf balls (6) • 2 E.C.S Tee-Shakers • $100 Gift Card to Joe’s Seafood, Prime Streak & Stone Crab • $50 Gift Card to Le Pain Quotidien and Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil • $25 Gift Card to AMC Theaters • $50 Gift Card to The Organic Butcher of McLean
• Autographed Capitals Size L Premier Reebok Jersey • Autographed Capitals Size XL Jersey T-shirt • Autographed Photo • Autographed Capitals Puck • Play a round of golf with T.J. at TPC Potomac, includes 1 round of golf for 2 with all fees covered on mutually-agreed upon date • “Golfdom” Complimentary Callaway Performance Center Club Fitting (McLean, VA) • Autographed Titleist Pro V1x personalized #77 golf balls (1 dozen), each ball autographed by Oshie with note “Keep these between the trees!” on the box • Autographed Capitals divot tool and ball marker • Capitals leather koozie • Team-autographed bottle of Caymus Vineyards Special Selection 2014 cabernet sauvignon • Autographed oversized wine glass • Autographed 12-pack Guinness • Autographed Milk Duds candy • Autographed King Size KitKat candy • Autographed Sixlets candy • $100 Gift Card to Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
You can view all 23 baskets being auctioned here.
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