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 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.

Reader’s Opinion: How To Improve The Lack Of Consistency In The NHL Department of Player Safety

The NHL’s Department of Player Safety (DoPS) is a league entity responsible for conducting official reviews of unsportsmanlike conduct, as well as dangerous plays and hits that had the potential to, or resulted in an injury to a player. Where … Continue reading

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Bears Top Phantoms 2-1; Joe Snively Scores 5th Goal In Last 6 Games

Photo: Lehigh Valley Phantoms The Hershey Bears beat the Lehigh Valley Phantoms 2-1 Friday night at PPL Center in Allentown. Matt Moulson would pot the game’s first goal early in the first frame and Joe Snively would score his 6th of … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Will Miss 8th Straight Game, Capitals Look To Sweep The Left Coast: News From Morning Skate In Anaheim

The Capitals will be shooting for their first west coast sweep in franchise history tonight when they face the Ducks in Anaheim. The Capitals are 18-18-1-1 all-time against the Ducks. Puck drop is set for just after 10 PM. Here … Continue reading

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A Smart Puck For All Of Us: Introducing The StatFeedr Puck

By now you probably know that hockey pucks are getting a whole lot smarter. Gone are the days of insulting someone by calling them a hockey puck (see Don Rickles). The NHL has begun a rollout of their version of … Continue reading

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Capitals Loan Tobias Geisser to EV Zug in Switzerland

The Washington Capitals have loaned defenseman Tobias Geisser to EV Zug of Switzerland’s National League, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.

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John Carlson Ties Al MacInnis And Denis Potvin For Most Points By A Defenseman In First 30 Games Since 1974-75

With two goals in the first period of the Capitals 3-1 win over the Kings Wednesday night, John Carlson has tied Al MacInnis (1990-91) and Denis Potvin (1975-76) for the most points by a defenseman (42) in his team’s first … Continue reading

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Capitals Oust Kings 3-1; John Carlson Scores Two Goals In First Period

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals downed the Los Angeles Kings 3-1 Wednesday night at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The Capitals win was fueled by a pair of goals from John Carlson in the opening frame and strong … Continue reading

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Capitals Thump Sharks 5-2, Win 20th Game Of The Season; Jakub Vrana and Garnet Hathaway Score Two Goals Each

Photo by Brandon Magnus/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals thumped the San Jose Sharks 5-2 Tuesday night at SAP Center in San Jose, California. After giving up the game’s first goal, the Capitals responded with five unanswered goals before … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Monthly Prospect Report – November, 2019

Welcome to the second installment of NoVa Caps’ Washington Capitals monthly prospects reports for the 2019-2020 season. The report summarizes activities for each of the Capitals’ prospects for the month of November 2019, and provides an overall “Trending” rating for each … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Will Miss Sixth-Straight Game, Carl Hagelin Set To Return Tonight: Capitals New and Notes From San Jose

Photo: @Capitals The Capitals begin their annual west coast swing today in Northern California. The Capitals will face the Sharks tonight at the SAP Center in San Jose. Puck drop is set for just after 10:30 PM EST. The Capitals … Continue reading

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