Author Archives: 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.

Michal Kempny and David Pastrnak Take In Tennis Match in Prague On Wednesday

Photos: Milan Kammermayer Boston Bruins’ David Pastrňák (left) and Washington Capitals Michal Kempný watched fellow Czech tennis star Karolína Plíšková face Barbora Strýcová in the Live Score Cup tournament on Wednesday in Prague. The match was one of the first … Continue reading

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Decision on Hub City Locations For 2020 Playoffs Will Be Made In Three Weeks

Photo: Chris Young/The Canadian Press Appearing on the Ray & Dregs podcast, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman provided an update on the process for determining the two hub cities to be designated for hosting the 2020 NHL playoffs.

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Former Washington Capitals Winger Dmitrij Jaskin Is Now The Second Highest Paid Player in KHL: Salaries For Top KHL Players

The Russian media outlet Sport Express released the top 71 salaries in the KHL earlier this week. Several former NHL players made the list, including a former Washington Capitals forward.

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Alex Ovechkin Comments on George Floyd’s Murder: “It Is So Important For Us To Respect and Love Each Other No Matter What We Look Like!!!”

Washington Capitals’ Captain Alex Ovechkin took to his Twitter account on Tuesday night to deliver a message to the hockey world regarding the death of George Floyd.

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Martin Fehérváry: “I Had a Beautiful Relationship With My Mother. When She Died, Hockey Helped Me”

Photos: SME Washington Capitals’ defenseman Martin Fehervary sat for an interview with Bratislava media outlet SME during the 2018 World Championship in Copenhagen. In the interview Fehervary discussed his upbringing in Bratislava, the loss of his mother, Gabike, the importance … Continue reading

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New Sportsbook Business ‘Handle19’ Forges Ahead With Plans To Open In DC This Fall, Despite COVID-19 Pandemic

Image: Handle 19 According to the Washington Business Journal, entrepreneur Shane August is forging ahead with plans to open a D.C.-based sportsbook, despite issues related to the COVID-19 pandemic. August has finalized a lease and his sportsbook application to the … Continue reading

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How Will NHL Officiating Be Impacted Without Fans In Attendance?

Believe it or not, NHL officials are human. Sometimes it’s hard to believe, but in the end, it’s true. They respond and react to social pressures in the same manner you and I do. Years of data have proven that … Continue reading

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Numbers for the 2019-2020 NHL Regular Season

The NHL’s public relations department on Friday released their regular season recap for the 2019-2020 season. The NHL announced Tuesday that the 2019-20 regular season was deemed complete through games of March 11, the day before the League paused play due to … Continue reading

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Martin Fehervary Will Travel to Prague Next Week to Train With Jakub Vrana, Will Be Capitals 7th or 8th Defenseman When Play Resumes

Capitals top defensive prospect Martin Fehervary is preparing for the resumption of the 2019-2020 NHL season. In an interview with SME Sport on Friday, he confirmed he will be reporting to Washington as the seventh or eighth defenseman when players … Continue reading

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Carolina Hurricanes Unhappiness With League’s 24-Team Playoff Format Continues

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images It’s no secret that the Carolina Hurricanes are not happy about having to play a best-of-five “play-in” series against the New York Rangers. And they are making it known to the world. The Hurricanes and the … Continue reading

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