Catching Up with Capitals Center Lars Eller


Photos: Rodovre Might Bulls

Just like other Capitals players hailing from Scandinavia, the offseason is a time for returning to their homeland to spend time with family and friends, stepping away from the public spotlight and dropping off the grid.  Always up for a bit of a challenge, we decided to do some digging and see what “The Great Dane”, Lars Eller, has been up to since the Capitals season came crashing to a halt back in May. 

Eller began his offseason back home in Copenhagen, Denmark. Eller posted “Part of my summer is spending time back home in Denmark 🇩🇰 Spending time with family, recovering, recharging and preparing for next season. Here is the view from my condo in Copenhagen.”

 

On Father’s Day, Eller launched his first Instagram page by posting an adorable picture of him and his daughter.

Happy Fathers day. Thanks @beforemyeye #christianlarsenphoto

A post shared by Lars Eller (@larsellerofficial) on

 

In late June, Eller shared a video of a paddle tennis game with his brother Mads in Copenhagen.

 

In early July, Eller shared a photo of a backyard cookout with him and his family back home in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Campfire. #denmark🇩🇰

A post shared by Lars Eller (@larsellerofficial) on

 

On July 7th, Eller returned to his old team, the Rodovre Mighty Bulls,  to participate in the team’s unveiling of their new home jersey’s. Lars’ brother, Mads, is currently a forward on the Mighty Bulls.

🇩🇰❤️ #rødovremightybulls #larseller #nhl #icehockey

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By mid July, it was back to work. Eller returned to his home in Montreal to begin workouts and preparations for the coming season. Eller, 28, is entering the final year of his two-year deal with the Capitals.

Those quick feet @terrellowens

A post shared by Lars Eller (@larsellerofficial) on

 

By Jon Sorensen

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
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