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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.

Former Washington Capital Jakub Vrana Off To Rough Start In Detroit

Photo: Detroit Free Press Former Washington Capital Jakub Vrana lasted only a few shifts at his first day of training camp with the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday.

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Images From Day 3 Of Washington Capitals 2021 Training Camp

Saturday was day three of the Washington Capitals 2021 training camp at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. The primary focus for players in ‘Group A’ was to prepare for Sunday night’s first preseason game against the Bruins (5 PM ET, NBC Sports … Continue reading

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Capitals Release Roster For Sunday’s First Preseason Game Against The Boston Bruins At Capital One Arena

The Washington Capitals released their roster for tomorrow night’s preseason opener against the Boston Bruins at Capital One Arena. (5 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally, NHL Network nationally). Since 2011-12, the Capitals are 18-5-4 at home in preseason games.

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Aliaksei Protas’ Billet Dad, Who Created The ‘Viper’ Nickname, Is Happy To See New Protas Bobblehead

Photo: Jeff D’Andrea/paNOW Staff It’s arguably the coolest nickname attached to any of the Capitals’ current prospects. Aliaksei Protas, the 6’-6” center from Vitebsk, Belarus, was tabbed with the nickname “The Viper Of Vitebsk” while playing for the Prince Albert … Continue reading

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NBC Sports Washington, Capitals Announce 2021-22 Regional TV Schedule

NBC Sports Washington announced on Friday its coverage of the Washington Capitals’ 2020-21 NHL season, highlighted by a 73-game schedule of live coverage, gameday programs; and extensive multiplatform content on NBCSportsWashington.com and the MyTeams app. 

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Washington Capitals Announce Caesars Entertainment As First-Ever Jersey Patch Partner

The Washington Capitals and Caesars Entertainment Inc. announced on Friday a multi-year partnership agreement that places the Caesars Sportsbook logo on Capitals home and third jerseys worn for games played at Capital One Arena beginning with the 2022-23 NHL season. 

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Brian MacLellan Says He Thinks Evgeny Kuznetsov “Is In A Good Spot…He’s Come Here In Really Good Shape”

Screen cap: @CapitalsPR The Washington Capitals kicked off their 2021 training camp Thursday morning at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. The team held their traditional skate test to assess player conditioning, with the real work scheduled to begin on Friday.

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Capitals’ Head Coach Peter Laviolette Sees Open Opportunities For The Young Players – “It’s Really Wide Open”

Screen cap: Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals opened their 2021 training camp Thursday morning at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. Following their first practice the team held their annual media day sessions with the Capitals press.

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Schedule For 2022 Olympic Hockey Released

Photo:; NHL via Getty Images The game schedules for the men’s ice hockey tournaments at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games were unveiled on Thursday.

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Nicklas Backstrom Will Miss Start Of Training Camp Due To Ongoing Hip Rehabilitation

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The Washington Capitals announced Thursday morning that center Nicklas Backstrom will miss the start of the 2021 training camp due to ongoing hip rehabilitation. He is listed “week-to-week.”

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