Month: August 2017

All Things Caps
Caps Practice Shots

Capitals Return: Officially 14 September

We’re excited!! Some of the Capitals and Prospects are working out in the early morning hours at Ketter Ice Plex in Arlington. However, they will officially return to work and training camp on 14 September–on the ice the 15th. This is when we will see how their summer workouts have gone and which rookie might […]

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All Things Caps

Capitals Summer Winding Down

Players are gradually returning home after the summer break. Some are looking pretty buff and despite vacations, most have obviously been working out. Ovechkin, Kuznetsov and Orlov have joined the #Caps' informal skates… pic.twitter.com/oUf7obJ4KE — Tarik El-Bashir (@Tarik_ElBashir) August 29, 2017 Ovechkin did not speak to the media today, but he certainly appeared slimmer–a fact […]

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Where the Fans Are
Women and Hockey

Our Thanks to Jill Sorenson

We met Jill Sorenson through the Caps Fan Club. She had come to speak to a group of die-hard Caps fans about the 2015/16 season and the skinny on players. She shared her personal stories about covering DC Sports since 2000, when she worked with legend  NBC’s George Michael. She graciously agreed to meet with us […]

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Around the NHL
Where the Fans Are

Every NHL Equipment Question You Have, Answered.

Have you ever asked: What stick does each player on your favorite NHL team use? What’s the most popular stick brand and model among NHL centers? Goalies? What sticks do the top scorers in the league use? Our friends at ProStockHockey introduced us to a great new database that can answer questions like those for you. […]

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Caps Pregame 2017-18

This Season Must be a Tough one for the Metro Division

Many teams playing in the Metropolitan Division have been doing well building their teams since last season. In addition, the first two draft picks were from teams in this division, which may reflect a great season for its teams and, consequently, unpredictability for the division title and classification for the playoffs. Now let’s look at […]

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All Things Caps
Around the NHL

Justin Williams: Just What the Carolina Hurricanes Need?

Once upon a time, the Carolina Hurricanes hoisted the Stanley Cup in victory. The year was 2006 and Justin Williams (former Capitals and LA Kings forward) was an integral part of the winning strategy for the team. It would be his first Game Seven win, with a shot into the empty net of the Edmonton […]

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All Things Caps
Breaking News

The Phone Booth is No More: Caps Fans Have Suggestions for New Nicknames

Monumental Sports made it official today: Verizon Center is gone and the naming rights have been granted to Capital One. Rumors started swirling last week that the change was coming and all the paperwork was signed today. Capital One Arena will continue as a concert venue and host games for “Washington Capitals, Washington Mystics, Washington […]

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Where the Fans Are

Washington Capitals Fan Club: Keeping Caps Friends Together

The Washington Capitals have a great group supporting them, on and off the ice. The Fan Club has been around since 1975, almost from the Caps beginning in 1974; developing interest in the team by connecting fans through organized events including road trips, membership meetings with media, and happenings during the off season. In addition, […]

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