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.

Vitek Vanecek Wins MVP Of 2020 AHL All-Star Challenge

Washington Capitals goaltending prospect Vitek Vanecek had a stellar evening in Ontario, California on Monday night. Vanecek allowed just two goals over four games in the four-team round-robin AHL All-Star Challenge, as Vanecek and the Atlantic Division took home top … Continue reading

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Reader’s Opinion: It’s Time To Bring The NHL All-Star Game Back To Washington D.C.

Photo: @Capitals If you’ve followed NoVa Caps for any significant amount of time then you’re probably well aware that we not only support the fan’s voice, but we strongly encourage it. One of the ways we do this is by … Continue reading

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Brian Pinho, Garrett Pilon Continue Scoring, Alex Kannok-Leipert Returns To Top Pair, Scores Goal: Week 19 Prospect Report

Photo: Caroline O’Connor/Hershey Bears/Great Save Productions Welcome to the week 19 Washington Capitals prospect report. The following includes a summary of game action and news for Capitals prospects that occurred between January 20th and January 26th, 2020. (Reminder: you can always … Continue reading

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Bears Beat Bruins 3-2 In Shootout, Christian Djoos Scores Game Winner

Photo: Providence Bruins The Hershey Bears beat the Providence Bruins 3-2 (SO) Saturday night at the Dunkin Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island. After a scoreless first frame, Liam O’Brien would score the game’s first goal late in the second … Continue reading

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Bears Beat Thunderbirds 5-2, Matt Moulson Scores Two Goals in 1,000th Professional Game

The Hershey Bears beat the Springfield Thunderbirds 5-2 Friday evening at the MassMutual Center in Springfield, Massachusetts. The Thunderbirds opened the scoring with a tally just 2:03 into the contest. The Bears would answer midway through the first period with … Continue reading

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Details For 2020 NHL All-Star Skills Competition

The National Hockey League (NHL®) has announced the details of the 2020 NHL All-Star Skills™ presented by New Amsterdam Vodka and the format of the six events that will showcase hockey’s top talent on Friday, Jan. 24 at 7 p.m. … Continue reading

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Dale Hunter Wins 800th Career Game as Coach In OHL

Already having one of just four numbers currently hanging from the rafters at Capital One Arena (#32), and fresh off of leading Team Canada to a Gold Medal in this years World Junior Championships, Dale Hunter’s professional career hit another … Continue reading

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Sports Illustrated and The Hockey News Are Teaming Up

The Hockey News and Sports Illustrated entered a strategic partnership on Jan. 23, 2020, that will deliver more content to readers of both venerable brands. In the coming months, initiatives will be rolled out across all platforms that integrate the … Continue reading

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NHL Network Coverage Of The 2020 All-Star Weekend

Photo: @cameramovementllc January 21, 2020 – As the defending Stanley Cup® champion St. Louis Blues prepare to host the 2020 Honda NHL® All-Star Weekend for the first time since 1988, NHL Network™ is set to produce nine hours of live coverage from St. Louis.

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PHWA Announces 2019-20 Midseason Award winners

ST. LOUIS — Jan. 22, 2020 — The Professional Hockey Writers Association  (PHWA) announced today the winners of 10 Midseason Awards, as the hockey world descends on the Gateway City to mark the halfway point of the 2019-20 NHL campaign.

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