Caps announce new jersey patch sponsorship with Caesars

Alex Ovechkin

The Washington Capitals announced their first-ever jersey patch sponsorship with Caesars Sportsbook, Friday. 

The multi-year agreement will put the Caesars Sportsbook logo on Capitals home and third jerseys for games played at Capital One Arena beginning with the 2022-23 NHL season. The introduction of the Caesars patch follows the opening of the Caesars Sportsbook at Capital One Arena in May 2021.

"Following the successful launch of Caesars Sportsbook adjacent to Capital One Arena last spring, we are thrilled to introduce Caesars Sportsbook as the Capitals' inaugural home jersey advertising partner in a first-of-its-kind announced partnership in the NHL," MSE president of business operations and chief commercial officer Jim Van Stone said in a statement. "Together as two industry leaders, we've built a robust partnership in the gaming and casino space, and our overall relationship reflects our shared commitment to providing sports fans with world-class, unique experiences.

"MSE, the Capitals and Caesars share a commitment and passion toward innovation in the sports and entertainment space, and the opportunity to incorporate Caesars onto Capitals home jerseys is a wonderful development and exciting new fan engagement opportunity for both organizations in the nation's capital."

The NHL is beginning its jersey sponsorship program at the beginning of next season, allowing teams to use up to two sponsorship patches on their uniforms. Caesars will be Washington's home patch, but the franchise plans to announce an away patch at a later date.