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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.

Axel Jonsson-Fjallby: “Last Season Was My Best So Far”

Photo: Washington Capitals prospect Axel Jonsson-Fjallby has reenergized his drive to play in the NHL someday. He recently completed his best season in the AHL, and as a result, signed a new two-year deal with the Capitals.

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Anthony Mantha: “I’m A Little Disappointed In Myself, The Way I Played”

Photo: Patrick Smith/Getty Images After a brief vacation in Florida, which included a proposal to girlfriend Caitlyn Duffy, Washington Capitals forward Anthony Mantha is now back in Detroit. In the 19 days since the end of his NHL season, Mantha has … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Hockey Academy To Be Built In Moscow

The professional hockey academy of Alexander Ovechkin is planned to be built on the land of one of the largest sports clusters in Moscow. 

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San Jose Sharks Become First NHL Team To Accept Cryptocurrency

Photo: San Jose Mercury News The San Jose Sharks will become the first National Hockey League (NHL) team to accept cryptocurrency after franchise owner Sharks Sports & Entertainment gave the green light for the alternative payment method, according to Sports … Continue reading

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Jonas Siegenthaler: “I Wanted To Get Out Of Washington Because I Didn’t Play”

Photo: @Capitals Jonas Siegenthaler has finally made his way back to his home in Zurich, Switzerland. After finishing up the the NHL’s regular season with the New Jersey Devils, the former Capitals defenseman joined the Swiss National team for this … Continue reading

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Aleksander Barkov, Patrice Bergeron And Mark Stone Named Finalists For Selke Trophy

The NHL announced on Sunday that Florida Panthers center Aleksander Barkov, Boston Bruins center Patrice Bergeron and Vegas Golden Knights right wing Mark Stone are finalists for the 2020‑21 Frank J. Selke Trophy, awarded “to the forward who best excels in … Continue reading

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Auston Matthews, Jacob Slavin And Jared Spurgeon Named Finalists For Lady Bing Trophy

Members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association submitted ballots for the Lady Byng Trophy at the conclusion of the regular season, with the top three vote-getters designated as finalists. On Saturday the NHL announced that Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews, Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Jaccob Slavin and … Continue reading

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Observations From Peter Laviolette’s First Season In Washington: Mixed Results In A Unique Season

Washington Capitals rookie bench boss Peter Laviollete had to hit the ice running when Capitals training camp opened in January. He had just 10 days to implement his new system, get to know the players and coaches, understand their strengths … Continue reading

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The Capitals Defense: Annual Performance Review – Part 2

A few weeks go we took a first look at the Washington Capitals defense and their performance over the course of the 2020-21 regular season (here). In today’s post we’ll expand on that initial evaluation and provide additional context by … Continue reading

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Damien Riat Says He Will Return To Hershey For One More Season

Washington Capitals prospect Damien Riat has confirmed that he will be back in North America next season with the goal of this time trying to carve out a place with the Capitals. He has given himself two years to achieve … Continue reading

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