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Playoffs 2018

One Year Later – Kuzy and Exorcising the Demons

It’s hard to believe that a year has passed since one of the most memorable, as well as one of the most stress-relieving moments that most Caps fans can remember occurred. “The Save” is up there as well, but the anniversary for that is a month away. It’s early in the first overtime of Game […]

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Playoffs 2019

A Capitals Fan’s Guide to Who to Root For in the Playoffs

The Capitals are out of the Stanley Cup playoffs too early (again), but that doesn’t mean that Caps fans no longer have a reason to pay attention to the rest of the playoffs.  Some of the reasons are emotional (teams and fanbases that we just don’t want to see win and some that we do) […]

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Capitals Excerpts from 31 Thoughts

Each week during the regular season and about once per round during the playoffs, Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman writes his popular 31 Thoughts column.  In the current column, two of the thoughts (numbers 20 and 21) were about the Capitals.

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Capitals Player Jerseys – Not Your Ordinary Work Clothes

A player’s jersey is probably one of the most noticeable items that they wear, but what happens to those jerseys during the time that they are being worn is generally not well known. Most players wear three sets of their home and road jerseys and two sets of the alternate jersey over the course of […]

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Playoffs 2019

Decade of Excellence – Thankful Even After Defeat

The Capitals have been eliminated from the 2019 Stanley Cup playoffs earlier than any Caps fan had hoped. Whether the craziness of this year’s playoffs with all division winners being eliminated in the first round makes it any easier is up for debate. For me personally, I’m disappointed that hockey in the District has come […]

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Money Saving Tips at Capital One Arena

Two quick money saving tips at Capital One Arena. If you use the Capital One Cardholder VIP Entrance on 6th Street, just north of F Street by the Green Turtle (you will need to have and show your Capital One credit or debit card), they usually give everyone with a card a $5.00 concession voucher […]

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Capitals Season Ticket Holder Memberships – Is It Worth It?

Have you ever wanted to be a Capitals season ticket holder?  Do you want to be at all of the games, especially the ones that everyone will remember ten, twenty, or more years from now? Imagine games like Ovi’s 500th goal, his 600th goal, his 1,000th point.  How about the Banner Raising game, the Stanley […]

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Win a Chance to Skate at Capital One Arena

After a Sunday afternoon Capitals game years ago, before I was able to get season tickets, I saw a line of people holding skates and I was immediately jealous.  I asked and found out that it was a private skating session for season ticket holders and their guests.  It was one of the things that […]

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2019 NOVA Game Worn Jersey Expo Wrap up

Credit for photo above to Francis Rady Have you ever wondered what happens to the jerseys that your favorite players wear?  Especially those worn during iconic moments in your team’s history or games that you have attended at home or on the road. There’s a good chance that it is owned by and on display […]

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Capitals Honor O’Ree and Lewis for Black History in Hockey Night

As part of Black History in Hockey Night, the Capitals honored Hockey Hall of Famer and NHL pioneer, Willie O’Ree, and civil rights leader and U.S Representative, John Lewis.  On Tuesday evening prior to the Capitals-Senators game at Capital One Arena, O’Ree and Lewis participated in the ceremonial puck drop with Capitals Captain Alex Ovechkin […]

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