Fan Appreciation Gallery- Players Give Fans the Shirts Off Their Backs

Fan Appreciation Night with the Washington Capitals is always so much fun. There are giveaways and lots of excitement. Its always more fun when the Caps are going to the playoffs.The best part of the night is Jerseys Off Their Back. Each player has an opportunity to give their game jersey to a pre-selected fan following their last game at home. And they always have such a good time, as did we.

First up was Nicklas Backstrom:


John Carlson:


Tom Wilson:


Dmitry Orlov:


Andre Burakovsky:


Matt Niskanen was allll smiles!


SOOOOO that Michal Kempny fellow….


Osh, Bowey, Beagle, Pinho, and Djoos donned their game day suits for the event as they were scratches for the game:


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But that wasn’t all- it was also fan appreciation night and a few special guests were in the building; our own Velvet as well as Pedro and his family were in from Brazil for the game! Being the last game of the season there were PLENTY of fan signs to be seen during warm-ups and Tom Wilson obliged several fans request for pucks- classy guy all around.


Photos By: Brittney Marcum

Author: Maggie Marcum

Managing Editor for Friends in Cold Places.

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