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Capitals History

Craig Laughlin, Passing the Torch to the Next Generation

If you follow Washington Capitals hockey then you know the voice and commentary by Craig Laughlin on NBC Sports Washington. “Locker,” as he is known by his fans, played six seasons with the Caps in the 1980’s before retiring from playing hockey in 1989. We say retiring from playing because Craig has never retired from […]

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Breaking News
Women and Hockey

Jill Sorenson Gets a New Gig

One of our all-time favorite Capitals beat reporters, Jill Sorenson, has a new job. And it isn’t in sports! She revealed to us this morning that she is starting an exciting new career as Director of Marketing and Business Development in the commercial construction industry. Jill told us “This is an awesome move for my […]

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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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All Things Caps

Caps on Social Media: Wednesday 21 June

Wednesday is full of anticipation. Here’s what’s been happening so far. We’ll have a freash post following the Vegas Golden Knight draft and NHL awards. Otherwise, here is what we have for day on Caps-specific stuff.  We do know when our first home game is though: @Capitals announce home opener. Are you ready to #rockthered […]

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Caps News 2017

Caps on Social Media, Monday 16 June

Welcome to our new series: Caps and Caps fans on social media. We’ll capture some of the best moments for you, all in one place. Let’s start with draft posts: Philipp Grubauer and Nate Schmidt were left exposed by the #Caps: https://t.co/mEcZcXbIF7 pic.twitter.com/hEUGrQflp2 — NBC Sports Capitals (@NBCSCapitals) June 19, 2017 Don't worry about Vegas […]

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All Things Caps

Inside the Caps Media Area; Caps Social Night Part 2

Saturday Arianna told you about her experience with Craig and Courtney Laughlin during the Capitals Social Night. As bloggers, sports photographers, and sports broadcasters in training, it was a real treat for us as non-credentialed bloggers to see where we aspire to sit! We were escorted by Megan Garner, Director of Marketing throughout the tour. […]

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Caps Practice Shots

Islanders Out for Revenge…Tom Wilson a Target?

Origin of the Rivalry: It’s no secret there is a rivalry between the Caps and Islanders but could the Isles be out for revenge? During game four of the first round of playoffs last season Tom Wilson delivered a big hit on Islander’s Visnovsky that ended his game. After the game words were doled out […]

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Caps Practice Shots

Caps Daily Glass Bump 1/7/16 Islanders Pre-Game Notes

Caps Take New York – Two Teams, One Town. The Caps meet the Islanders for the first time during the regular season in their new home in Brooklyn’s Barclays Center tonight. This is the Caps fourth away game—they have one more on Saturday against rival Rangers. The boys practiced at Boston University before heading to […]

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Women and Hockey

“I get to watch hockey for a living.” An interview with CSN’s Jill Sorenson

CSN ‘s Jill Sorenson sat down with Friends in Cold Places to talk about life as a female beat reporter covering the Washington Capitals and what has changed in her 15-plus years covering various sports, including the Caps. Jill previously spoke to the Washington Caps Fan Club and this article takes a deeper look at what […]

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Women and Hockey

Women and Their Hockey

There are a lot of thing said about women who come to hockey games-–most of them are pretty negative and we won’t repeat them here. Instead we will be spending the next few editions of Women in Hockey talking about the bright and passionate women we know who follow hockey, report on hockey, and live […]

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