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When the Washington Capitals and New Jersey Devils meet this season, their helmets will be used for something besides protection.
Both announced Tuesday that they will have a sponsor’s decal featured on their helmets, the first two NHL teams to take advantage of the “helmet entitlement partner” program. More could follow.
The Capitals helmet will feature a decal for Capital One. The Devils helmet will have one for Prudential Financial.
Both teams already have a partnership with the companies. The Capitals play at Capital One Arena and the Devils at Prudential Center.
The decals will be worn in practice and in home and road games. The program