A Roundup of the Capitals’ Holiday Break

Photos: @nastyashubskaya/@vitacz15

The NHL paused play this week due to COVID-19 issues around the league, which began the holiday break earlier than expected. Players returned to their families at home while some took a small vacation. Here is how some of the Washington Capitals spent Christmas.

Alex Ovechkin

The Ovechkin family flew to Florida and relaxed on the warm beaches:

Vitek Vanecek

Vitek and his fiancée Kristýna stayed local. He wished everyone a Merry Christmas and thanked all for their support this year:

T.J. Oshie

The Oshie family also stayed in DMV. They attended the Enchant Christmas DC festival:

Carl Hagelin

Dennis Cholowski

Zach Fucale

Anthony Mantha

Anthony and his girlfriend Caitlyn are spending time in her hometown of Sarasota, Florida:

Aliaksei Protas

Aliaksei and his wife Tatsiana visited New York City and enjoyed the sights and sounds of Central Park, Times Square, Rockefeller Center, and other notable locations:

Photo: @protas.21/IG Story
Photo: @tanya_zavadich/IG Story

Alex Alexeyev

Rob Tillotson, Capitals’ Director of Team Services


And finally, Biscuit, the Capitals’ team dog and service dog in training helped Santa in North Pole:

From all of us at NoVa Caps, Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!

By Della Young

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6 Responses to A Roundup of the Capitals’ Holiday Break

  1. Diane Doyle says:

    And one other thing. The Shearys took their baby girl, Mila, to the Christmas tree at the Ballston shopping mall.

  2. Anonymous says:

    God damn mantha has some big hands

  3. W says:

    God damn mantha has some big hands

  4. Ajeet judega says:

    the Ballston shopping mall.

  5. DWGie26 says:

    Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays NOVA Caps crew. Appreciate all of the great articles over the last few years. Always a pleasure to read and follow along. I hope you all enjoyed some great downtime with family and friends.

  6. reyhan says:

    thanks alot of information

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