2023 Stadium Series tickets for Hurricanes, Capitals on sale Thursday
RALEIGH, N.C. – The NHL® announced today that tickets to the 2023 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series™ will go on sale to the general public tomorrow. The outdoor game between the Washington Capitals and the host Carolina Hurricanes is set for Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023 at NC State’s Carter-Finley Stadium in Raleigh, N.C. The game will start at 8 p.m. ET and be televised on ESPN, ESPN+, Sportsnet 360, SN NOW, and TVA Sports2.
Tickets to the 2023 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series™ go on sale to the general public on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 10 a.m. ET, via Ticketmaster, the official ticketing partner of the NHL®. Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last. Ticketmaster is the only official marketplace of the NHL®, providing fans with the peace of mind in knowing the seats they buy on Ticketmaster.com and the Ticketmaster app are the seats they’ll get.
The 2023 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series™ will be the first regular-season outdoor game for the Hurricanes, who will become the 28th NHL® team to participate in a regular-season outdoor game. It will be the fourth such game for the Capitals, who are 3-0-0 in their previous appearances: a 3-1 win against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2011 NHL Winter Classic® at Heinz Field; a 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks at Nationals Park in the 2015 NHL Winter Classic®; and a 5-2 victory versus the Toronto Maple Leafs at Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis, Md. in the 2018 NHL Stadium Series™. For a complete history of NHL® regular-season outdoor games, click here.
The 2023 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series™ will showcase a number of the top players in the NHL®. The Capitals are led by captain, and third-leading all-time NHL® goal-scorer, Alex Ovechkin, forwards Evgeny Kuznetsov and T.J. Oshie, defenseman John Carlson and Stanley Cup-champion goaltender Darcy Kuemper. The Hurricanes boast the talents of captain Jordan Staal, forwards Sebastian Aho and Andrei Svechnikov, defenseman Jaccob Slavin and goaltender Frederik Andersen.
The Capitals and Hurricanes franchises have faced off in 182 games during the regular season, with Washington holding a 72-point edge over Carolina (WSH 103-56-23 – 229 points, CAR/HFD 65-90-27 – 157 points). The Hurricanes defeated the Capitals in their only meeting in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, a First Round series in 2019 that was decided in double-overtime of Game 7. The 2023 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series™ will be the last of three meetings between the Capitals and the Hurricanes this season.
NHL Network™ and NHL.com will provide extensive coverage live from the 2023 Navy Federal Credit Union NHL Stadium Series™ leading up to and after the game. NHL Social™ will provide coverage on all social platforms, including the use of the hashtag NHL #StadiumSeries.