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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 Civil Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.

Charles Barkley Helped Convince Wayne Gretzky To Join TNT Broadcast Team

Photo: AP Photo/Chuck Burton Wayne Gretzky is set to begin his new job for the upcoming 2021-22 season. In May Gretzky announced that he was stepping down as vice chairman of the Edmonton Oilers to become lead analyst on Turner’s studio show … Continue reading

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Boston Bruins David Kreijci Ends NHL Career, Will Return Home To Czech Republic

Photo: Larry MacDougal/CP Boston Bruins centerman David Krejci will not sign a new contract in the NHL. He has decided to return to his home in the Czech Republic. The announcement was made on the Boston Bruins Twitter account on Friday.

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Capitals Prospect Haakon Hanelt Commits To Playing In QMJHL This Season

Photo: Gatineau Olympiques The Capitals fifth round draft pick in the 2021 NHL draft and the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s (QMJHL) Gatineau Olympiques‘ most recent pick at the last CHL European auction, Haakon Hanelt, has pledged to play in … Continue reading

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The Capitals Select Goaltender Chase Clark In The Sixth Round Of The 2021 NHL Entry Draft

Photo: Tri-City Storm The Washington Capitals selected goaltender Chase Clark in the sixth round (#183 overall) of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft. The selection was the final pick for the Washington Capitals in the Draft.

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The Capitals Select Defenseman Dru Krebs In The 6th Round Of The 2021 NHL Entry Draft

Photo: Medicine Hat Tigers The Washington Capitals selected defenseman Dru Krebs in the fifth round (#176 overall) of the NHL Entry Draft on Saturday.

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The Capitals Select Forward Haakon Hanelt In the 5th Round Of The 2021 NHL Entry Draft

Photo: DEL The Washington Capitals selected German forward Haakan Hanelt in the fifth round (#151 overall) of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft on Saturday. Hanelt turned 18 last month and spent last season playing with and against men for the … Continue reading

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Capitals Select Defenseman Joaquim Lemay In the Fourth Round Of The 2021 NHL Entry Draft

Photo: Salmon Arm Silverbacks The Washington Capitals selected left-handed defenseman Joaquim Lemay in the fourth round (#119 overall) of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft. Lemay is currently playing for the Salmon Arm Silverbacks in the BCHL.

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Capitals Select Defenseman Brent Johnson In The Third Round Of The 2021 NHL Entry Draft

The Washington Capitals selected right-handed defenseman Brent Johnson in the third round (#80 overall) of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft. Johnson will attend the University of North Dakota in the fall.

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Capitals Select Defenseman Vincent Iorio In The Second Round Of The 2021 NHL Entry Draft

Photo: WHL The Washington Capitals made their first selection of the 2021 NHL Entry Draft in the second round on Saturday. They selected Brandon Wheat Kings right-handed defenseman Vincent Iorio with the 55th overall pick in the draft.

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Vitek Vanecek: “I Realize That The Club Could Only Protect One Of Us, So I’m Not Sad”

Photos: Jana Mensatorová, ČTK / AP / Mel Evans and ČTK / AP / Chris Young He admits that he initially had mixed feelings about being selected by the Seattle Kraken in Thursday night’s expansion draft. “When I found out, … Continue reading

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