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 interest in the Caps has grown over the decades and included time as a season ticket holder. He has been a journalist covering the team for 10+ years, primarily focusing on analysis, analytics and prospect development.

Bears Thump Phantoms, 7-3; Ethen Frank Scores Two Goals (Again), Shane Gersich Records 100th Career AHL Point

Photo: Lehigh Valley Phantoms The Hershey Bears downed the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 7-3 Saturday night at the PPL Center in Allentown, PA. Ethen Frank recorded two goals and two assists and Shane Gersich recorded his third goal of the season … Continue reading

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Lines Combinations Remain The Same, No Tom Wilson: Notes From Capitals’ Saturday Practice At MedStar Capitals Iceplex

The Washington Capitals held one final practice on Saturday before departing for Toronto in advance of their tilt with the Maple Leafs on Sunday. (A reminder that puck drop on Sunday is set for 5PM ET). Here’s the latest from … Continue reading

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Capitals Ride Scouting Report To Victory Over Penguins

Screen cap: Instagram: @Divvy Thursday night’s 3-2 shootout victory over rival Pittsburgh can be credited to any number of Capitals players. Alex Ovechkin’s power play goal and Marcus Johansson’s late tally propelled the Capitals to eventually sending the game into … Continue reading

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John Carlson Skates, No Tom Wilson: Notes From Capitals’ Optional Friday Practice

The Washington Capitals returned to work on Friday for an optional practice following their 3-2 shootout victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night. They will practice again on Saturday before departing for Toronto in advance of their tilt with … Continue reading

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Nine-Year Old Fighting Leukemia Joins Seattle Kraken As A Goaltender, Takes the Ice With Philipp Grubauer, Martin Jones

Seattle Kraken The Seattle Kraken and their goaltending tandem, including former Washington Capitals backup netminder Philipp Grubauer, made a young fan’s dream come true during their win over the Vancouver Canucks yesterday, showing once more why hockey is more than … Continue reading

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Capitals Beat Penguins, 3-2 (SO); Alex Ovechkin Scores 32nd Goal Of The Season

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images The Washington Capitals downed the Pittsburgh Penguins, 3-2 in a shootout Thursday night at Capital One Arena. Alex Ovechkin scored his 32nd goal of the season and Marcus Johansson scored his 13th in the win. The Capitals … Continue reading

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T.J. Oshie, Nicklas Backstrom Return, Tom Wilson Misses Morning Skate: Notes From Capitals Morning Skate

The Washingt0n Capitals made their way home from Denver on Wednesday for a quick pitstop and one-game home-stand against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday night. They will hit the road again for games in Toronto and Columbus on Sunday and … Continue reading

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First Look At Capitals Stadium Series Jerseys

The Washington Capitals new Stadium Series jerseys apparently dropped overnight. Washington Capitals radio producer Mike Callow was the first to report the new uniforms on Thursday morning. It’s expected the team will make a formal release later today.

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Joe Snively And Mason Morelli Score Twice, Connor McMichael Scores 9th Goal Of The Season, Bears Down Phantoms, 5-2

Photo: Lehigh Valley Phantoms The Hershey Bears downed the Lehigh Valley Phantoms, 5-2, Wednesday night at the PPL Center in Allentown, PA. Joe Snively and Mason Morelli each recorded two goals and Connor McMichael scored his 9th goal since re-joining … Continue reading

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Hendrix Lapierre Finding Is His Way In First Professional Season

Washington Capitals forward prospect Hendrix Lapierre is more than halfway through his first career professional season with the Hershey Bears. As one would expect, the season has been one of learning the pro game, as well as learning to deal … Continue reading

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