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Capital One Arena
Verizon Center wide
Location 601 F Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20004-1603
Opened
Owner
Former names Verizon Center (2006-2017)
Tenants Washington Capitals (NHL) (1997-present)
Washington Wizards (National Basketball Association)
Capacity Basketball: 20,173
Ice hockey: 18,277
Capitalonearena

The Capital One Arena (formerly Verizon Center ) is a sports and entertainment arena in Washington, D.C., USA, named after telecommunications sponsor Verizon Communications. The arena is home to the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League, Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association.

2007Edit

In 2007, what was claimed as the "first true indoor high-definition LED scoreboard" was installed at the Verizon Center.

TenantsEdit

The Verizon Center is the home arena of the NHL's Washington Capitals, the National Basketball Association's Washington Wizards.


Mci center jan2006b

Verizon Center, then known as MCI Center, on game night (Washington Wizards vs. New Orleans Hornets), January 20, 2006.

Verizon Center Caps vs Pens

Washington Capitals game on March 8, 2006 featuring the Verizon Center markings on the ice surface.

Washington Wizards 12-05-2007

The Washington Wizards in an NBA game against the Cleveland Cavaliers, December 5, 2007


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Preceded by
US Airways Arena
Home of the
Washington Capitals

1997 – present
Succeeded by
current
Preceded by
Pepsi Center
Denver, Colorado
Host of the
Frozen Four

2009
Succeeded by
Ford Field
Detroit, Michigan


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