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 done nothing but grow over the decades, including 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.

Once Again, Jay Beagle Answers the Call

Jay Beagle found himself in an unfamiliar place at the start of overtime on Saturday night. Taking the opening face off of the extra period. 

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How Much Does One Have to Bleed?

Photo: @Makooch  Yet another game of questionable officiating, this time in Dallas Saturday night. Since the Capitals would ultimately win, I felt it would be a better time to high-light another poor outing by the zebras, rather than sounding like … Continue reading

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Grubauer save sucks the life out of Dallas

Photo by Glenn James/NHLI via Getty Images Tied 3-3, midway through the third period of the Caps-Stars game on Saturday night, the Caps Taylor Chorney was called for an untimely holding penalty, sending the Stars to the power play. On … Continue reading

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Caps rally to beat the Stars 4-3 (OT)

Photo by Glenn James/NHLI via Getty Images The Capitals beat the Stars 4-3 Saturday night at American Airlines Center in Dallas. The win raised the Capitals record to 31-9-6. The Capitals next travel home for one game when they host the Carolina Hurricanes … Continue reading

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Identifying the turning point in the Capitals’ season

There’s no question the Capitals are experiencing a resurgence in their season. After a sluggish start, the Capitals have turned things around, and are now playing the best hockey in the NHL. How did this happen so abruptly? We decided … Continue reading

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Capitals Kick the Blues, 7-3

Photo by Dilip Vishwanat/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals beat the St. Louis Blues 7-3 Thursday night at Scottrade Center. The win raised the Capitals record to 30-9-6. The Capitals next travel to Dallas to take on the Stars Saturday night. Puck-drop … Continue reading

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Capitals Embark on Annual Mentors’ Trip: Part 1 (Photos)

Photo: @Capitals The Capitals embarked on their annual mentors’ trip Wednesday afternoon following practice. The annual trip allows players to bring their father or friend along for a couple of road games. This year the mentors are along for this … Continue reading

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Is The Capitals 4v4 Play Something To Worry About?

It’s a game that can’t seem to get out of the headlines. Crazy 8-7 overtime games like the Capitals-Penguins showdown on Monday night will probably stick in the memory of hockey fans for a while, especially for the fans of the … Continue reading

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NHL Goalie Equipment Changes Beginning February 4th

After significant delay, the NHL has decided to begin rolling out the new goalie gear. Rather than wait until next season, the NHL has decided to begin gradual rollout in mid-season, raising an eye-brow for many.

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Five Positives From a Wild One In Pittsburgh

Photo: Gene J. Pusher/Associated Press There are a truckload of aspects of last night’s game that make me scratch my head, or could tick me off, but I thought I’d take the high-road on this one. Here are a few … Continue reading

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