Fans return to Capital One Arena for hockey
Fans were finally able to see the Capitals at Capital One Arena Tuesday night in DC.
WASHINGTON - The Washington Capitals honored health care workers – and gave fans a win during their first game back in the stands Tuesday night at Capital One Arena.
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With 2,133 fans in attendance, the Capitals beat the New York Islanders 1-0 without Alex Ovechkin on the ice.
FOX 5 FIELD TRIP: Fans return to Capital One Arena
The Washington Capitals are welcoming fans back at Capital One Arena tonight and FOX 5 is there to get the inside scoop on safety protocols and honoring first responders.
The National Hockey League – like most professional sports leagues – paused fan attendance as the coronavirus spread.
FOX 5 FIELD TRIP: Fun on the way as Washington Capitals welcome back fans
The Washington Capitals are welcoming back fans for tonight's game! FOX 5’s Kevin McCarthy visited Capital One Arena to share what fans can expect.
A couple of weeks ago, the District permitted Capital One Arena to permit fan attendance capped at 10%, or 2,100 fans.
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The event focused on continued mask wearing, and each fan in attendance was promised an All Caps All Fans mask.
With the inw, the Capitals record improved to 32-13-4.