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About Michael Fleetwood

Michael Fleetwood was born into a family of Caps fans and has been watching games as long as he can remember. Born the year the Capitals went to their first and only Stanley Cup Final, Michael is a diehard Caps fan and is the owner of the very first Joe Beninati jersey and since then, has met Joe B himself. His favorite player became Nate Schmidt after meeting Schmidt in a Hershey hotel while in Hershey PA to see the Bears play, shortly after Schmidt was injured during a conditioning stint. Michael is also a fan of the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Orioles

Will the Capitals Lose Todd Reirden This Offseason?

Three years ago, Capitals Head Coach Barry Trotz was in the process of assembling his new coaching staff after taking the reins as the bench boss in Washington. One of the men he recruited was former Pittsburgh Penguins assistant coach … Continue reading

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Williams Comes Up Clutch in 2-1 OT Win, Caps Take 3-2 Series Lead

Rob Carr/Getty Images After getting a much-needed win in Wednesday night’s 5-4 thriller in Toronto, the Capitals followed that up with an epic 2-1 overtime win in front of their home crowd to take a 3-2 series lead.

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Personal Trainer Andreas Öhgren Helping His Capitals Clients During the Playoffs

The Capitals are very fortunate to have some of the best Swedish players in the NHL on their team in Nicklas Backstrom, Marcus Johansson, and Andre Burakovsky. All three have amazing puck-handling skills and can make plays with the best … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Star Bobby Carpenter & Former Female Hockey Star Denna Laing Finish the Boston Marathon

Mary Schwalm/Associated Press Last year, Bobby Carpenter, a former NHL player who spent several years with the Washington Capitals, ran the 2016 Boston Marathon. Almost immediately after the race, people approached him and asked him if he would do it … Continue reading

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Capitals @ Maple Leafs: Game 4 Preview

After taking Game 1 in thrilling fashion, the Capitals have dropped Games 2 and 3 in poor performances. After playing poorly in their 4-3 loss in Game 3, the Capitals look to rebound against an energized Maple Leafs squad.

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Karl Alzner Sits With Injury in Capitals’ 4-3 Loss

Karl Alzner is one of the Capitals’ most valuable defenseman and penalty killers, and at times in the Capitals’ 4-3 overtime loss, the team could have used their Iron Man, who sat out of his first game (regular season and … Continue reading

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History Behind A Number: No. 7

Throughout the Capitals’ 42 years in existence, they’ve issued a total of 87 different jersey numbers to the hundreds of players that have suited up in the District. In NoVa Caps’ brand new feature, History Behind A Number, NoVa Caps’ … Continue reading

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Leafs Stun Caps 4-3 in Double OT, Tie the Series at 1-1

Rob Carr/Getty Images After taking a nail-biting 3-2 win in Game 1 of their first round series against the Toronto Maple Leafs, the Capitals followed that up a  heartbreaking 4-3 double overtime loss in Game 2 on the 30th anniversary of the … Continue reading

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History Behind A Number: No. 77

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Throughout the Capitals’ 42 years in existence, they’ve issued a total of 87 different jersey numbers to the hundreds of players that have suited up in the District. In NoVa Caps’ brand new feature, History Behind … Continue reading

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Braden Holtby Wins First Career William M. Jennings Trophy

While it has been known for a few days now, Capitals goalie Braden Holtby has won the William M. Jennings Trophy for playing for the team that allowed the fewest goals (182) during the regular season.

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