MSG welcomes the Crew back for Caps at Rangers!

Washington Capitals at New York Rangers
April 7, 2012 | Madison Square Garden | New York, New York
Bus Trip

Finally! The Crew were able to make it back to Madison Square Garden for the first time in over eight years. The last game of the regular season found us in Manhattan where the Caps treated us to a dominating performance. They would beat the Blueshirts 4-1, making for a memorable final trip of the year.


Trip Itinerary

The Caps Road Crew will be traveling to New York, NY for an earlty evening meeting with King Henry and the Rangers! We will be hitting the road by bus to Madison Square Garden to cheer on the Caps at 6:30pm. for the final game of the regular season.

The CRC has made arrangements for bus transportation and excellent group tickets so spots on this trip are sure to sell out quickly. No tickets aside from those with bus transportation are available at this time.

Current plans: The Crew will be meeting at Greenbelt Metro station (inner loop of the beltway in Maryland at Exit 24) at 11:30a.m. on April 7th; the bus will depart at approximately 12:00 a.m. We’ll arrive at MSG by 5:00 p.m., in plenty of time to head inside and catch warmups before the 6:30 p.m. drop of the puck. The CRC bus will be returning to Greenbelt as soon as possible following the game (expected arrival back in Greenbelt around 2 to 3 a.m.). Parking is free and while Metro will be open in time for our departure, our return may be after closing so plan accordingly.

Our seats are excellent and with bus transportation, the cost for the trip will be $175 per person ($185 after 1/1/12). No extra fees or money over the cost of the bus and game tickets will be charged. You may bring your own food and drink on the bus (coolers will be provided for your convenience). There is no smoking allowed on the bus but time permitting we will make a stop on the way. The bus is equipped with a restroom and video/tv units.

The Bears take on the Baby Canes at home!

Charlotte Checkers at Hershey Bears
March 24, 2012 | Giant Center | Hershey, Pennsylvania
Bus Trip

For our annual jaunt to the chocolate capital of the world, the Crew were treated to a game against the Charlotte Checkers, AHL affiliate of the Carolina Hurricanes. Though slow to start, the game became very tense toward the end with many physical altercations. The Bears were down 1-0 until midway through the final frame, when they were able to muster two goals against the Checkers for their fifth straight win.


Trip Itinerary

We will be hitting the road by bus to Giant Center to cheer on the Hershey Bears as they take on the farm team for the Carolina Hurricanes. We cheered them on to victory vs the Charlotte Checkers last season and hope to bring good luck along with us again.

The CRC has made arrangements for bus transportation and lower level group tickets. No tickets aside from those with bus transportation are available at this time.

Current plans: We’ll have a pickup in northern Virginia at Springfield Metro station at 1:00 p.m. and one in Maryland at the Shady Grove Metro station (off I-270) at approximately 1:30 p.m. We should arrive in Hershey by 3:30 pm for lunch at the Bear’s Den in the Hershey Lodge or some tailgatingbefore at Giant Center before heading inside at 6 p.m., in plenty of time to catch warmups before the 7 p.m. drop of the puck. The CRC bus will be returning to the D.C. area as soon as possible following the game (expected arrival back at Shady Grove around midnight and Springfield Metro around 12:30 a.m.). Parking is free at both Metro stations but the Metro will be open in time for both our departure and return and we encourage our guests to make use of it if convenient.

All of our available spaces include bus transportation and the cost will be $55 per person. No extra fees or money over the cost of the bus and game tickets will be charged. You may bring your own food and drink on the bus (coolers will be provided for your convenience). There is no smoking allowed on the bus and time constraints will most likely prevent us from making any stops on the way. The bus is equipped with a restroom and video/tv units.

Our not so triumphant return to the Tarheel State!

Washington Capitals at Carolina Hurricanes
February 20, 2012 | RBC Center | Raleigh, North Carolina
Bus Trip

This year we were able to return to the RBC Center in Raleigh for the first time since March 2009. The NHL schedule only allowed for a Monday game, but at least it was a holiday. Our loyal Roadies were again treated to an amazing tailgate spread before heading inside for some live hockey. It was fortunate we were so well fed, as it surely helped to lift our spirits while the Hurricanes blew threw our guys for a 5-0 shutout loss.


Trip Itinerary

The CapsRoadCrew will be heading south down I-95 by bus, making a long overdue trek to the RBC Center in Raleigh, North Carolina, to see the Caps take on a Southeast Division rival, the Carolina Hurricanes on Monday, February 20, 2012 at 7:30pm. So let’s dust off the tailgating gear, fuel up the buses, and show ’em how WE rock the red!

The CRC has made arrangements for bus transportation and lower bowl group tickets. We also have a VERY limited number of extra tickets to the game. If you don’t require bus transportation and would like to join the group at the game, please email us ASAP at info@capsroadcrew.com to make arrangements.

Current plans: The Crew will meet at Springfield Metro (in Virginia) and the bus will depart promptly at 11:00 am. We have decided to arrive in Carolina in time to join the local Caps fans for some tailgating! We expect to arrive at the arena in Raleigh by approximately 3 pm, enjoy a few hours tailgating, and have plenty of time to catch warmups before the 7:30 pm game.

The Crew bus will be returning home immediately following the game with an expected arrival back in Springfield around 2am. The cost for the trip will be $110 per person ($120 after 1/1/12), which includes your lower bowl game ticket and bus transportation. No extra fees or money over the cost of the bus and game tickets will be charged. You may bring your own food and drink on the bus (coolers will be provided for your convenience). There is no smoking allowed on the bus but time permitting we may make a stop on the way. The bus is equipped with a restroom and video/TV units.

A Pair in the Sunshine State, Part II

Washington Capitals at Tampa Bay Lightning
February 18, 2012 | Tampa Bay Times Forum | Tampa, Florida

Trip summary not available.


Trip Itinerary

The CapsRoadCrew will be traveling to the lightning capital of North America to visit Guy Boucher’s Tampa Bay Lightning at 7:00pm on Saturday, February 18, 2012..

The CRC will make arrangements for group tickets, however individual transportation and lodging arrangements will be up to those attending.

Current plans: On Saturday, February 18, the Crew will gather in Tampa inside the Tampa Bay Times Forum around 6:15 PM for warmups and the 7:00 PM drop of the puck. At this time we will be accepting reservations for the package ticket(s) to both the Tampa Bay and Florida games (see details for the Florida end of the trip). If we are able to accommodate those wishing tickets to just one or the other we will try, but cannot guarantee anything at present.

The cost for a single ticket to both games will be $125. Payment in full is required to reserve your tickets. No extra fees over the cost of the ticket will be charged. A limited number of tickets for just the Lightning game are available for $65. Please be sure to specify if you want Lightning tickets only.

Be sure to get your reservation in asap to guarantee your spot alongside the other Caps fans making the trip. The Lightning have set us up with excellent lower bowl seats for what is sure to be a sold-out game.

A Pair in the Sunshine State, Part I

Washington Capitals at Florida Panthers
February 17, 2012 | Bank Atlantic Center | Sunrise, Florida

Trip summary not available.


Trip Itinerary

The CapsRoadCrew will be traveling to the Sunshine State to see the new look Florida Panthers at 7:30 PM on Friday, February 17, 2012.

The CRC will make arrangements for group tickets, however individual transportation and lodging arrangements will be up to those attending.

Current plans: On Friday, February 17, the Crew will gather in Sunrise inside Bank Atlantic Center around 6:45 PM for warmups and the 7:30 PM drop of the puck. At this time we will be accepting reservations for the package ticket(s) to both the Florida games and Tampa Bay (see details for the Tampa end of the trip). If we are able to accommodate those wishing tickets to just one or the other we will try, but cannot guarantee anything at present.

The cost for a single ticket to both games will be $125. Payment in full is required to reserve your tickets. No extra fees over the cost of the ticket will be charged. A limited number of tickets for just the Panthers game are available for $65. Please be sure to specify if you want Panthers tickets only.

Be sure to get your reservation in asap to guarantee your spot alongside the other Caps fans making the trip. The Panthers have set us up with excellent lower bowl seats right behind the Caps’ goal that are well worth the trip.

Bears vs Phantoms in the AHL Outdoor Classic!

Hershey Bears at Adirondack Phantoms
January 6, 2012 | Citizens Bank Park | Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Crew had so much fun at the 2011 NHL Winter Classic that when the opportunity arose to attend an AHL outdoor game, featuring the Adirondack Phantoms hosting the Hershey Bears, we couldn’t say no. A busload of us took the short trip up I-95 to Citizens Bank Park, home of the Phillies, for some hockey action in the great outdoors!


Trip Itinerary

The Caps Road Crew will be traveling to Philadelphia, PA to take in one of the rare new events on the hockey calendar, an outdoor game! We will be hitting the road by bus to Citizens Bank Park to cheer on the Hershey Bears as they take on the Flyers’ farm team, the Adirondack Phantoms, at 7 pm.

The CRC has made arrangements for bus transportation and excellent 300-level seats behind 3rd base. We also have extra space on the bus for this trip. So if you don’t require a game ticket, are a Bears fan, and would like to join us on the bus, please email us ASAP at info@capsroadcrew.com to make arrangements.

Current plans: The Crew will be meeting at Greenbelt Metro station (inner loop of the beltway in Maryland at Exit 24) at 2:15 p.m. on January 6th; the bus will depart at approximately 2:30 p.m. We’ll arrive at Citizens Bank Park by 5:00 p.m., in plenty of time to take in the festivities before the 7:00 p.m. drop of the puck. The CRC bus will be returning to the D.C. area as soon as possible following the game (expected arrival back in Greenbelt around 12:30 a.m.). The subway will be open in time for both our departure and return and we encourage our guests to make use of it if convenient.

For the game ticket and bus transportation, the cost for the trip will be $75 per person. No extra fees or money over the cost of the bus and game tickets will be charged. For those just needing transportation, the cost is $35 per person. You may bring your own food and drink on the bus (coolers will be provided for your convenience). There is no smoking allowed on the bus and time constraints will most likely prevent us from making any stops on the way. The bus is equipped with a restroom and video/tv units.

New Year's Eve in Blue Jackets territory!

Washington Capitals at Columbus Blue Jackets
December 31, 2011 | Nationwide Arena | Columbus, Ohio

Coming off a strong win against the Sabres at home on Friday night, the Caps travelled to Columbus for a Saturday night meeting with the struggling Blue Jackets. After allowing a two goal deficit in the 2nd period, the Caps came back with four unanswered in the 3rd to win the game! It was a great time for the visiting Roadies, who rang in the New Year at the nearby R Bar.


Trip Itinerary

Columbus – Saturday, December 31, 2011

Should auld aquaintance be beaten down? Heck yes!

UPDATE: This trip is now sold out.
Contact us at info@capsroadcrew.com to be placed on the waitlist.

The Caps Road Crew is heading up to Nationwide Arena to see the Caps take on the new look Columbus Blue Jackets for a New Year’s Eve matchup at 7 pm.

The CRC has made arrangements for lower level group tickets however individual transportation and lodging plans are up to those attending. We are very excited to be celebrating the New Year with the fine fans in Columbus, especially those at the R Bar Arena. The Roadies who went in 2010 are still talking about what a great time they had there and the staff at R Bar are excited to see us again. We are planning to be there at noon when they open and we hope you’ll stop by and join us during the day. Please remember when booking your lodging that you may want a hotel within walking distance. This is New Year’s Eve after all.

Current plans: The Crew will meet at Nationwide Arena for warmups at 6 pm. We have acquired lower level seats for $70 each. No extra fees over the cost of the ticket will be charged.

Be sure to get your reservation in asap to guarantee your spot alongside the other Caps fans making the trip.

National Metal Day with the Devils!

Washington Capitals at New Jersey Devils
November 11, 2011 | Prudential Center | Newark, New Jersey
Bus Trip

The first trip of the 2011-12 season brought the Crew back to the Rock for an evening match against the New Jersey Devils. 50 or so diehards spent Veteran’s Day (and National Metal Day) traveling north for some hockey in filthy lovely downtown Newark.


Trip Itinerary

The Caps Road Crew will be traveling to Newark, NJ for a Veteran’s Day meeting with Ilya Kovalchuk and the the Devils! We will be hitting the road by bus to the Prudential Center to cheer on the Caps at 7pm.

The CRC has made arrangements for bus transportation and lower level group tickets. We also have a VERY limited number of extra tickets to the game. If you don’t require bus transportation and would like to join the group at the game, please email us ASAP at info@capsroadcrew.com to make arrangements.

Current plans: The Crew will be meeting at Greenbelt Metro station (inner loop of the beltway in Maryland at Exit 24) at 12:30p.m. on November 11th; the bus will depart at approximately 1 p.m. We’ll arrive at the Prudential Center by 5:30 p.m., in plenty of time to head inside and catch warmups before the 7 p.m. drop of the puck. The CRC bus will be returning to the D.C. area as soon as possible following the game (expected arrival back in Greenbelt around 2 a.m). As it is a federal holiday, parking at the station will be free but the trains will cease running before our return so make your transportation plans accordingly. We are happy to help arranging carpools for rides home so please let us know if you’re interested.

Our seats are excellent and with bus transportation, the cost for the trip will be $125 per person. No extra fees or money over the cost of the bus and game tickets will be charged. You may bring your own food and drink on the bus (coolers will be provided for your convenience). There is no smoking allowed on the bus but time permitting we may make a stop on the way. The bus is equipped with a restroom and video/tv units.