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At Home with the Ovechkins: Isolating Just Like Us

The Coronavirus is keeping everyone home, including our favorite Washington Capitals player, Alex Ovechkin and his family. They may have a bigger house than most of us; however, they still have to stock up on groceries, deal with empty shelves, and find a way to exercise and keep healthy. Nastya Ovechkina, who is pregnant with […]

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Some normalcy in an abnormal time: Capitals Blood Drive

By Mel Abernethy Our photographer Mel did what she always does and donated blood through the Caps blood drive. We were moved to tears and gratitude by her selfless action today. I have done the Capitals blood drives since July 2015, that’s when my Dad passed away. Two days after he had passed, I did […]

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Hockey Community Steps Up

We are hearing more and more stories about the way the national and local hockey communities are stepping up in this era of crisis. Players are posting encouraging messages. Team owners are paying arena personnel. Companies are shifting priorities. What personal stories about hockey family can you share with us!! Monumental Sports and Entertainment (owners […]

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NHL Pause: Can it please be over?

March 12, 2020: the day hockey came to an abrupt end with the announcement from the commissioner that he would take a pause as the United States and Canada began to see the spread of the Coronavirus. It was maybe when many of us realized that this was serious and possibly life changing. It was […]

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Breaking News

Washington Capitals Respond to NHL Pause

Thursday afternoon the NHL hit pause on the season. The Capitals, in line with the league, cancelled morning skate at MedStar Capitals Iceplex, a foreshadowing for what was to come. Here is what they had to say, including working on plans for season ticket holders. Today, the National Hockey League (NHL) issued a directive that […]

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NHL Season Hits Pause Over COVID-19 Concerns

The NHL and Monumental Sports announced on Friday they were pulling the plug on the season over growing concerns about Coronavirus. Emotions are mixed: it’s the right call for the health of players, staff and fans while disappointing at the same time as things are left unfinished. It’s been a great season for the Washington […]

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poat Game 2019-2020

Capitals Finish Off Sharks in Dramatic OT: photos

The Caps surprised just about everyone with an incredible third period in which they tied the game. On a Sunday afternoon Lars Eller (with an assist by goaltender Braden Holtby) sealed the game with a 5-4 OT win!!

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Hitting Pause for FICP

Dear Friends, Happy 2020! Our Prediction for the year ahead?? A GR8 year of big wins lies ahead the Washington Capitals!! Unfortunately for us, we are taking a blog break. Our team has done some fantastic tweeting and posting photos on IG. However, life (meaning school and work) has made it nearly impossible for us […]

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Caps News 2019

Captain, Meet Captain….

Saturday afternoon the Washington Capitals Captain Alex Ovechkin arrived via SUVs to walk the red carpet into Capital One Arena. The crowd roared with delight when his name was announced….and then it the crowd let out a collective “awwwww’ as Ovi stepped out with the cutest Labrador in his arms! Ovi arrives with a special […]

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What to Expect at Capitals-Hurricanes Home Opener.

Saturday October 5, hockey officially returns to Washington DC when the Capitals take on the Carolina Hurricanes. The home opener is the third game of the new season for the Caps. If it is anything like the preseason games against the Canes, it is guaranteed to be exciting and dare we say a little physical?

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