Erica Jones

Metro to Stay Open Late for Washington Capitals Game

The Metrorail system will stay open late Thursday as the Washington Capitals take on the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals.

The game begins at 8 p.m. at the Verizon Center.

Metro says the system will close at 1 a.m. to accommodate fans leaving the playoff game. Fans must use the following entrances to enter the system after midnight:

  • Gallery Place - 7th and F Street entrance only
  • Judiciary Square - F Street entrance only
  • Metro Center - 11th and G Street entrance only

Entrances at other Metro stations will close at midnight, but all exits will be open during the additional hour of service.

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