The Washington Capitals kick off their playoff run tonight. Eater is collecting any hockey playoff specials being offered by local bars throughout the day today — send any additional ones our way at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Don't forget to consider these essential hockey bars when deciding to watch the game tonight. Go Caps!
*The Prospect is offering $2.50 Bud Lights, PBRs and Yuenglings.
*Penn Common has all night happy hour tonight, starting at 4 p.m., featuring $5 14 oz and $8 22 oz drafts.
*Ivy & Coney has $5 Labatt and dog combos during playoff games, but here's the catch — their allegiance is to the Detroit Red Wings and Chicago Blackhawks, so specials are during those games only.
*Rocket Bar has $3.50 canned beer during all games, and happy hour until 8 p.m.
*BOE will offer $5 drafts and extending happy hour till 8 p.m.
*The Greene Turtle will offer half off of its Mug Club Memberships during home games.
*Hard Times Cafe Fairfax will have $2.50 Bud & Bud Light during all Caps games until 9 p.m. (and sound for the game).
*Graffiato (whose servers will rock the red during games) has added $6 flat breads to its happy hour offerings during games (here's the menu).
*Del Campo has a special of a smoked burger and steak fries with a beer, glass of wine or non alcoholic beverage for $15 during games, plus its regular happy hour (with $10 valet).
*Bugsy's Pizza will have 3.50 Miller Lites, select $6 appetizers and a pizza and pitcher deal for $25.
*Civil Cigar Lounge will offer Estrella Lager for $4 and Maker's Mark for $4 during playoff games.
*City Tap House will have $5 Peppercorn Saison and $5 Ghost White IPAs from 3 Stars during every Caps playoff game. They'll have them from 5 p.m. until the games end.
*Merzi: Say "Stanley" at the restaurant and get a free mango lassi with purchase.
*Station 4: During Caps Games, Station 4's specials will be a $4 craft beer draft special with smoked Cherry Witbier by Smuttynose, paired with smoked brisket tacos for $12.
*Magnolia Room: Magnolia Room will show all playoff games unless they're on Sunday (when they have movie nights). During games they'll offer $6 wine selections, $6 drafts, $8 The 86 Co. spirits, and $5 North Coast Old Rasputin Russian Imperial Porters.
*Glory Days: Glory Days Burke will host its 20th anniversary party on a game night next Wednesday, with several specials plus activities, live music, and giveaways. The Centreville location is raffling off an Ovechkin autographed jersey to raise funds for Friends of Wounded Veterans.