Washington Capitals announce free viewing parties for Stanley Cup Final

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, comes to join center Evgeny Kuznetsov, left, from Russia, right wing T.J. Oshie, center Nicklas Backstrom (19), from Sweden, and defenseman John Carlson as they celebrate a goal by Oshie during the second period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

The Washington Capitals will be on the road in Las Vegas for the first two games of the Stanley Cup Final, but Caps fans can watch both games at Capital One Arena.

The team announced Friday they will host a Game 1 Viewing Party on Monday, May 28, and a Game 2 Viewing Party on Wednesday, May 30, at Capital One Arena, both presented by Capital One.

Admission is free via the F Street and Gallery Place entrances and doors open at 7 p.m. The puck drops at 8 p.m. on both nights. Seating is subject to availability.

Mascot Slapshot, Red Rockers and additional Caps personalities also will be attending.

Fans are asked to RSVP here.

More from the announcement:

The Team Store will be open, with Stanley Cup Final merchandise available. The event will also feature concessions, including $4 12oz draft beers from 7-8 p.m. Mascot Slapshot, Red Rockers and additional Caps personalities also will be in attendance.
Capital One cardholders receive 10% off all food and beverage items, and 20% off items in the team store. Cardholders can also access the Viewing Party and Capitals home games through the Capital One cardholder entrance located on 6th street.

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