Giveaway Nights Highlight Capitals 2006-07 Promotional Schedule
Opening Night, Ovechkin Calder Tribute kick off the season

WASHINGTON, D.C. Every fan at select Washington Capitals home games will receive a free gift from the team, giveaways that highlight the Capitals’ 2006-07 promotional schedule.

The giveaways begin at the regular-season home opener, Saturday, Oct. 7, against the Carolina Hurricanes, when every fan will receive a Capitals scroll banner. The next home game, Saturday, Oct. 14, against the Atlanta Thrashers, will feature an Alex Ovechkin Calder Tribute at Verizon Center, as the team honors the left wing for his NHL rookie of the year season in 2005-06. Every fan that night will receive both a Capitals magnet schedule and a limited edition commemorative Ovechkin coin.

In addition to the giveaways, the Capitals will invite fans to support the team’s commitment to the community at special nights devoted to a food drive for the Capital Area Food Bank, a coat drive, a Toys for Tots toy drive, a Red Cross blood drive, a Cause gift pack drive and a Books for America book drive. Several of these community drives will include giveaways for participating fans.

Capitals season ticket plans are now available for the 2006-2007 season. Full season tickets, weekend plans and 11-game plans start as low as $14 per game. Plan holders can also take advantage of the Caps PowerPay option – monthly payments with no fees or charges. Call 202-266-CAPS, email or visit for more information. Single-game tickets are on sale now at and all Ticketmaster outlets.

Note: Highlights from Capitals 2006-07 promotional schedule

Capitals’ Remaining Preseason Games

Fri., Sept. 22          at Pittsburgh           Mellon Arena, Pittsburgh, Pa 7:30 p.m
Sun., Sept. 24        New Jersey           Giant Center, Hershey, Pa 5 p.m.
Tue., Sept. 26        at Philadelphia       Wachovia Center, Philadelphia, Pa 7 p.m.
Fri., Sept. 29         Philadelphia Verizon Center, Washington, D.C. 7 p.m.
Sun., Oct. 1           Carolina Verizon Center, Washington, D.C. 1 p.m

Capitals’ First Five Regular-Season Games

Thurs., Oct. 5                  at NY Rangers                  Madison Square Garden, New York          7 p.m
Sat., Oct. 7                 Carolina           Verizon Center, Washington, D.C 7 p.m.
Opening Night
Thurs., Oct. 12             at Minnesota                 Xcel Energy Center, St. Paul, Minn 8 p.m.
Sat., Oct. 14                  Atlanta Verizon Center, Washington, D.C. 7 p.m.
Calder Tribute
Wed., Oct. 18               Florida Verizon Center, Washington, D.C. 7 p.m



All Times Eastern

2006-07 Washington Capitals Promotional Schedule

Sat., Oct. 7 vs. Carolina, 7 p.m.               Opening Night: fan scroll banner giveaway
Sat., Oct. 14 vs. Atlanta, 7 p.m Ovechkin Calder Tribute: limited edition Alex Ovechkin commemorative coin giveaway

Magnetic schedule giveaway

Capital Area Food Bank food drive
Fri., Nov. 17 vs. Carolina, 7 p.m Coat Drive/poster giveaway
Fri., Dec. 8 vs. Anaheim, 7 p.m USAA’s Military Appreciation Night
Mon., Dec. 11 vs. Pittsburgh, 7 p.m Jersey Bag giveaway courtesy of Chevy Chase Bank
Sat., Dec. 16 vs. Philadelphia, 7 p.m Toys for Tots Toy Drive/poster giveaway
Tues., Dec. 19 vs. Tampa Bay, 7 p.m.      Happy Hockey Holiday Auction
Fri., Dec. 22 vs. New Jersey, 7 p.m Happy Hockey Holiday Auction
Thurs., Jan. 4 vs. Montreal, 7 p.m Red Cross blood drive
Sat., Jan. 6 vs. Atlanta, 7 p.m Autism Awareness Night/silent auction
Sun., Feb. 4 vs. N.Y. Islanders, 1 p.m Slapshot Sundae
Thurs., Feb. 8 vs. Los Angeles, 7 p.m Salute to the Military Night/silent auction
Cause gift pack drive
Sat., Feb. 10 vs. N.Y. Rangers, 7 p.m.    

Baseball hat giveaway courtesy of Verizon

Fri., March 9 vs. Carolina, 7 p.m.            Books For America book drive/poster giveaway
Sun., March 18 vs. Tampa Bay, 1 p.m Amazing Auction
Youth Hockey Day
Slapshot Sundae
Tues., April 3 vs. Florida, 7 p.m Police & Firefighters’ Night/silent auction
Sat., April 7 vs. Buffalo, 1 p.m Fan Appreciation Day
Giveaway (TBD)

All Times Eastern




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