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

NHL Is Pushing For Betting Kiosks In NHL Arenas Sometime This Season

Graphic: SportsBetReview Ready or not, real time betting is coming to a hockey arena near you. And according to the NHL, it could happen sometime this season.

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Capitals GM Brian MacLellan on Michal Kempny: “Everything Is Positive For Him To Start Camp”

Washington Capitals defenseman Michal Kempny returned to DC on Tuesday, and made his first appearance at MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Wednesday. The big question regarding Kempny is his health and readiness for the coming season.

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Bears Announce Preseason Schedule, Will Host Wilkes-Barre/Scranton On September 28

Photo: Hershey Bears/JustSports The Hershey Bears have announced the club’s 2019 preseason schedule. The Bears will play three preseason games this year, including a home game at Giant Center on Saturday, Sept. 28 versus the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins at 7 p.m.

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NHLPA Will Host 11th Annual Rookie Showcase At MedStar Capitals Iceplex on August 25

The National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) will host its 11thannual NHLPA Rookie Showcase Sunday, Aug. 25 at MedStar Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va., with 28 NHL® prospects and rookies scheduled to attend. Alexander Alexeyev will be this year’s representative … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Scheduled To Participate In NHL’s European Media Tour

This week the NHL will continue to build its reach in Europe with their third annual European media tour. As a result, 23 players from teams across the league are dropping into the market to help further the cause.

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All 43 Players On Sweden’s Women’s National Hockey Team Announce Boycott

Photo TOMI HÄNNINEN / BILDBYRÅN All 43 players on Sweden’s women’s national hockey team announced on Wednesday that they will boycott both the next national team camp set for this weekend, and the upcoming five-nation tournament in Finland. The reason … Continue reading

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Brett Leason: Giving The Capitals Prospect Pool A New ‘Leason’ Life

Brett Leason was drafted by the Capitals in the second round (#56 overall) of the 2019 NHL Entry Level Draft back in June, and signed a three-year entry-level contract for $750,000 average annual value (AAV) following Capitals Development cap on July 11th. … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Add To Forward Depth, Sign Left Winger Cole Ully

The Hershey Bears announced today that the club has signed forward Cole Ully to an American Hockey League contract for the 2019-20 season.

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Adam Oates: Loving Life As A “Hired Gun”

Photo: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports Adam Oates’ exit from the Nation’s Capital in the spring of 2014 was void of fanfare, as his short stint as the Capitals Head Coach did not go well. In the end, he would last … Continue reading

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Caps in Da Beauty League: Shane Gersich Tallies Again, Travis Boyd Notches A Goal in Wednesday Night Action

Photo: Nick Wass/Associated Press In a recent post, NoVa Caps brought an update on some action from “Da Beauty League” summer league action in Minnesota in which Capitals Nick Jensen and Shane Gersich each tallied on the scoresheet. Last night, … Continue reading

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