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05/12/1997 1st Game at Washington Capitals' MCI Center

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Game-day tour of Capital One Arena (Washington Capitals - NHL) in Washington, DC

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Ovechkin goal: Caps vs NY Rangers 5/2/2013

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The arena was built in the mid-1990s solely with private financing by Abe Pollin, and is situated on top of land leased from the District of Columbia. It opened in 1997, as the MCI Center. Nearly a decade later, in 2006, Verizon Communications purchased MCI and the arena's name was changed accordingly to Verizon Center.
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