Author Archives: Chris Laroche

Behind Brooks: Who Could be Washington’s Next Alternate Captain?

Photo: Washington Capitals Just in case you missed it, defenseman and Alternate Captain Brooks Orpik was part of a trade with the Colorado Avalanche just before the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. Shortly thereafter, Avalanche management bought Orpik out of his … Continue reading

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T.J. Oshie Donation Earns highest bid at Gene Upshaw Golf Tournament

Photos: Justin Scacco/Sierra Sun It was a beautiful afternoon on Lake Tahoe. It made for a perfect afternoon for the annual Ritz-Carlton Lake Tahoe Pairings Party, a fund-raiser for local health research programs. At the event, people who bought tickets to … Continue reading

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The Latest Submissions: NoVa CAPtures Vol. 4 – Offseason Offerings

Photo submitted by Stacie Beckstead Stroud Hello fellow Capitals fans, and welcome to the latest installment of NoVa CAPtures! The fun, weekly article that showcases the amazing content we receive from you, the fans! In this installment, NoVa Caps’ presents some of … Continue reading

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The Passing of the Cup: John Carlson’s Day with Lord Stanley

Photos: @Capitals To all our United States viewers, happy Independence Day! To all else, happy Wednesday! And John Carlson, if you’re reading this, happy Cup Day!

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Not All Heroes Wear Helmets: The Story of Craig “Woody” Leydig’s Stanley Cup Celebration

Photo: NBC Sports It’s a moment in time that no Capitals fan will ever forget. There was 0.06 seconds on the clock in the third period of Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final. The face off was set to … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Fan Fest: Lord Stanley Meets Capitals Fans

Photo: @Caleb_Adams3 The sweltering heat and bright shining sun didn’t deter Washington Capitals fans from standing in line for hours on end for a chance to take a picture with the coveted Stanley Cup today. The high in DC was … Continue reading

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NoVa CAPtures Vol. 3 – Parading Around as Champions

Hello fellow Capitals fans, and welcome to the latest installment of NoVa CAPtures! The fun, weekly article that showcases the amazing content we receive from you, the fans! In this installment, NoVa Caps’ presents some of the submissions sent in … Continue reading

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NoVa CAPtures : Vol. 2: The Washington CUPitals

Hello fellow Capitals fans, and welcome to the second installment of NoVa CAPtures! The fun, weekly article that showcases the amazing content we receive from you, the fans! In the second installment of this young feature, NoVa Caps’ Chris Laroche … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Draft Profile: Dominik Bokk

This article was done in collaboration with Daniel Vorona. To see more of his thoughts on the Washington Capitals, and for other hilarious and painfully truthful Capitals content, check out his Instagram page @happy_capitals_memes

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Home at Last! A Transplant Fan’s Journey to the Stanley Cup Parade

I woke up Tuesday morning with a smile on face. Usually, when my phone begins to chirp at me that it’s time to get up, I groan, hit the snooze button a couple of times before giving into its demands. … Continue reading

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