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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.

Washington Capitals’ Prospect Eric Florchuk Continues Impressive Play in Blades 5-2 Win

Photo: Saskatoon Blades Washington Capitals prospect Erik Florchuk scored twice in Saskatoon’s 5-2 win over the Tri-City Americans Saturday night. This was Florchuk’s second multi-goal game of the season so far.  

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Monsters Mash Bears 5-2; Bears Split Penalty-Riddled Weekend Set

The Hershey Bears fell to the Cleveland Monsters 5-2 Saturday night at Giant Center in Hershey. The Bears finish the first quarter of the season with a record to 8-9-0-1. The Bears are back in action Friday night when they visit the Lehigh Valley … Continue reading

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Bears Mash Monsters 6-1; Shane Gersich Scores A Pair

The Hershey Bears beat the Cleveland Monsters 6-1 Friday night at a Giant Center in Chocolatetown. The win improves the Bears record to 8-8-0-1 on the season. After starting the season 0-5, the Bears have gone 8-3-1 in their last 12 games. The same … Continue reading

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Capitals Recall Ilya Samsonov, Re-assign Jonas Siegenthaler to Hershey

The Washington Capitals have recalled goaltender Ilya Samsonov from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL) and have re-assigned defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler to Hershey, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. 

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Washington Capitals Practice Schedule – 11/15 Thru 11/30

Below are the scheduled times for the Washington Capitals upcoming practices and game day ‘morning skates‘. All practices and morning skates at MedStar Capitals Iceplex are open and free to the general public. Please be advised that practice times are subject … Continue reading

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Jets Edge Caps 3-1: Evgeny Kuznetsov Leaves Game With Upper Body Injury

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals fell to the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 Wednesday night at MTS Bell Centre in Winnipeg. The loss drops the Capitals record to 8-7-3 on the season. The Capitals conclude their three-game central division road trip on … Continue reading

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Being Hockey Tough: Toughness in Hockey Compared to Other Professional Sports

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Broken noses? Stitches? Black Eyes? Missing teeth? Not a problem. At least not for players in the NHL.  Daily, players return to the game after being taken into the locker room with injuries that, in most … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals @ Minnesota Wild – Inside The Numbers: Dmitry Orlov Scores Twice; Tom Wilson Returns In Grand Fashion

Photo: @Capitals After losing consecutive games in less than impressive fashion, the Capitals responded with a strong showing against the Wild Tuesday night in St. Paul. Dmitry Orlov would take top honors with a pair of goals and an assist … Continue reading

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Axel Jonsson-Fjallby Returns to Sweden

Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals have loaned forward Axel Jonsson-Fjallby to Djurgardens IF of the Swedish Hockey League (SHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. 

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Capitals Re-assign Aaron Ness to Hershey

The Washington Capitals have re-assigned defensemen Aaron Ness to the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.  

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