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Washington Capitals Logo

Washington Capitals logo and symbol, meaning, history, PNG

  • Download PNG Washington Capitals Logo PNG After a decade of using the bald eagle and Capitol logos, the ice hockey team Washington Capitals eventually decided to return to its original wordmark logo.
  • Meaning and history Washington Capitals is a relatively young hockey club in comparison to many others, so its visual identity history is pretty modest and short — only three major redesigns throughout almost 50 years of the club’s existence, though each of the logos is executed in its unique recognizable style.
  • 1974 — 1995 The original logo for Washington Capitals was designed in 1974 and featured a stylized wordmark with the star line above it, executed in the patriotic blue-red-white color palette.
  • The six five-pointed stars placed in one horizontal line above the lettering were executed in blue and red, balancing the colors of the main wordmark and its upper delicate “Washington” part in red capital letters.
  • 1995 — 2002 The logo was completely redesigned in 1995, by changing everything from the color palette to the main elements.
  • The Washington Capitals emblem from the 1990s featured an image of a flying eagle and a diagonally oriented “Capitals” wordmark under the bird.
  • The composition was executed in black, dark gold, and blue color palette with some white elements.
  • The banner was drawn in black and blue, as the lettering featured dark gold for the upper, “Washington”, part, and white with light gold accents for the bold and enlarged “Capitals”, written in an extended serif typeface.
  • The logo was decorated by two crossed sticks, a hockey puck, and two five-pointed stars, the symbols, reflecting the essence and purpose of the team.
  • 2009 — Today In 2009 Washington Capitals hockey club resides to come back to its original logo version, but executed it in a modern way.
  • The main part of the inscription, “Capitals” is now written in the lowercase of a custom sans-serif typeface with smooth sides and sharp angles of the letters, white the “Washington” in all capitals is drawn in red and uses a traditional slightly italicized font.
  • The red color of the lettering is harmonized by three red stars, placed above the “Washington”.
  • The eagle remains a part of the Washington Capitals’ visual identity, though it was redrawn in blue, white, and red and is used as an additional version, with its geometric wings decorated by sharp red lighting bolts.
  • The streaking eagle had five bronze stars on its wings and body, while below it, there was the lettering “Capitals” in bronze with a blue outline.
  • The color scheme now included bronze, black, red, blue, and white.
  • Also, the team adopted a new secondary logo depicting the Capitol dome with two crisscrossed hockey sticks and two bronze stars.
  • By the following season, the primary logo went through a subtle modification, as the result of which the text disappeared from it.
  • Now, the primary logo included the full name of the club.
  • Color All the three colors of the official palette – dark blue, red, and white – can be seen on the Washington Capitals logo.
  • The Hex indexes of the Washington Capitals colors are as follows: #01183F (blue), #FFFFFF (white), and #D00328 (red).

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