Author Archives: Della Young

About Della Young

Della Young is a fiction writer based out of the Northern Virginia/Washington, D.C. area and an online student attending Full Sail University. She got her start in the entertainment industry at age seven as an actress. At the young age of nine, Della wrote a psychological thriller short story that sparked her interest in creative writing. She comes from a family of big Capitals fans and became inspired to start writing for sports. In her spare time, Della enjoys photography, traveling, and working on both sides of the camera. Follow Della on Twitter: @dellayoung

Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Participates in 2021 NHL Media Tour in Chicago

Photos: @Capitals/@CapitalsPR With training camp and preseason matches on the horizon, the excitement for the 2021-22 NHL season continues to brew. Part of that excitement is because of new content such as promotional photos, videos, and interviews players participate in. … Continue reading

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Let’s Get Kraken: Sights & Sounds From the NHL Expansion Draft in Seattle

Photo: @SeattleKraken Wednesday night marked the beginning of an era for the league’s newest franchise. The Kraken selected players during the NHL Expansion Draft in Seattle, forming the roster for their inaugural season this fall. Here were the scenes from … Continue reading

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On the Field: A Look at NoVa Caps’ Joe Noyes Capturing Baseball, Soccer Action During the Offseason

Throughout training camp and the regular NHL season, NoVa Caps’ photojournalist Joe Noyes brings us remarkable photos from Washington Capitals‘ practice. When he isn’t at Medstar Capitals Iceplex, Joe captures the action at Nationals Park and Audi Park, home of … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Michal Kempny Helps in Relief Efforts After Tornado Rips Through Southern Czech Republic

Photos: @michalkempny/@m.a.r.m.e.l.a.d.a Strong storms produced a rare tornado along the southern border of the Czech Republic on Thursday. Washington Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny, who is back in his home country during the offseason, took to social media to share the … Continue reading

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Canadiens’ Coach Luke Richardson Wears “Do It For Daron” Pin in Honor of Late Daughter

Photo: Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images After head coach Dominique Ducharme tested positive for COVID-19 on Friday, the Montreal Canadiens turned to assistant coach Luke Richardson to lead the team hours prior to the start of Game 3 in the Stanley Cup … Continue reading

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Linemate for Life: Captain Matched With Retired U.S. Marine Corps Master Sgt. Mark Gwathmey

Photos: Capitals After nearly two years of training and hard work and graduating from America’s VetDogs on Sunday, Captain’s moment has finally come. On Wednesday, the official service dog was matched with retired U.S. Marine Corps Master Sgt. Mark Gwathmey.

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Class of 2021: Captain Graduates From America’s VetDogs

Screencap: @CapsPup Graduation season is still underway as students are moving their tassels from right to left and starting a new chapter in their life. Starting that new chapter is Captain, the Washington Capitals team dog and former service dog … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Vitek Vanecek Joins Czech Goalie Project “Saves Help”

Photo: AP Washington Capitals goaltender Vitek Vanecek is now a member of the “Saves help” project, a non-profit started by goalie Šimon Hrubec in which fellow Czech goaltenders from the NHL, Kontinental Hockey League (KHL), and the Czech Extraliga (top-tier … Continue reading

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Capitals’ T.J. Oshie Nominated for “Locker Room Legend” in NHL Fan Choice Awards

The NHL Fan Choice Awards are back and Washington Capitals‘ forward T.J. Oshie is up for the “Locker Room Legend” Award this year! Voting is open and closes on Monday, June 14.

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Capitals Make $100,000 Investment in Matthew & Daniel Barton Memorial Rink in Hanover, Virginia

Photo: Carol Barton The game of hockey and improvements to local rinks are always growing around the DMV. In this piece, we’ll take a look at how the Washington Capitals are partnering up with the Matthew & Daniel Barton Memorial … Continue reading

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