MADISON (WKOW) -- Members of the local 501st Legion will appear at the Madison Capitols' game this Sunday.
The hockey team is celebrating its mascot, D.C. Eagle's birthday with a "birthday bash" on Sunday, January 17. The puck drops at 4:05 against the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders.
The 501st Legion is a worldwide fan-based organization that makes and wears replica costumes of the villains from the Star Wars universe, including Darth Vader, Stormtroopers and others. There are about 70 members locally and thousands globally. The 501st Legion's nickname is "Vader's Fist." It is made up entirely of volunteers.