Washington Capitals Collaborates With Kiswe For Virtual Gameday
January 25, 2021
The Washington Capitals and global video technology Kiswe announced the launch of Virtual Gameday presented by NBC Sports Washington, a second screen experience available on mobile and electronic devices that offers fans an in-venue experience from home.
Entertainment highlights of the Capitals Virtual Gameday experience include a recorded National Anthem performed by Capitals anthem singers M. Sgt. Caleb Green (Ret.) and Sgt. Major Bob McDonald and timeout and intermission sponsored activations and entertainment featuring Capitals in-arena host Sandra Draganoiu and PA announcer Wes Johnson. Each Capitals Virtual Gameday also features a sweepstakes presented by Capital One that gives fans a chance to win a Fanatics Capitals Reverse Retro jersey.
Capitals Virtual Gameday also features pregame player warm-ups, the player introduction video and starting lineups, and live game stats. Users can also chat with fellow Capitals fans.
“Nothing will replace the excitement of having our great fans at Capital One Arena, but the Capitals are thrilled to partner with Kiswe to convey the amazing arena atmosphere to fans at home,” said Hunter Lochmann, Monumental Sports & Entertainment Chief Marketing Officer.
“Capitals Virtual Gameday is an incredible second screen experience that offers our fans both familiar and new interactive elements while also allowing the organization to engage with corporate partners in an innovative digital format. Combined with game broadcasts on NBC Sports Washington, Capitals fans can look forward to experiencing home games in a unique, interactive format through the Virtual Gameday environment.”