2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic

Washington Capitals majority owner Ted Leonsis shields his eyes as he walks past the Stanely Cup after a briefing on the state of hockey with members of the Congressional Hockey Caucus in the Rayburn House Office Building April 24, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Capitals clinched their fifth Southeast Division title in the past six years and are headed to the playoffs. Hockey fans consider it bad luck to touch the Stanely Cup if they ever desire to win it. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Ted Leonsis Plans to ‘Ask the Fans’ About Caps Marketing Strategies

Fresh off the monumental announcement last week that Washington will host the 2015 NHL Winter Classic, Caps/Wizards owner Ted Leonsis unveiled plans Tuesday to lean more on the Capitals fanbase for further insight into how they’d like to see the hockey organization grow.


The Philadelphia Flyers take on the New York Rangers during the 2012 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Citizens Bank Park on January 2, 2012 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Capitals to Host 2015 NHL Winter Classic in Washington

The Washington Capitals will host the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic on Jan. 1, 2015, the National Hockey League and the Washington Capitals announced today. The game will take place on Jan. 1, 2015 with the Capitals’ opponent and location of the game to be announced at a later date.