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.

For Capitals Prospect Sebastian Walfridsson, A Change Of Scenery And A New Start

Photo: Idrottsfoto Since being selected by the Washington Capitals in the 5th round of the draft in 2017, the career path hasn’t gone the way defensemen Sebastian Walfridsson was hoping for. After two seasons with little playing time for Modo … Continue reading

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For Capitals’ Prospect Ilya Samsonov, “The Future Is Now”

For many, the anticipation began building more than four years ago, back in the spring of 2015. Any reasonable hockey fan knew the transition would take time, and patience would be required. The teenage phenom would need to spend two more … Continue reading

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Ryan & Lucas Johansen Host Second Annual Charity Golf Classic

Photos: ERHF Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation and Ryan and Lucas Johansen once again hosted the Ryan and Lucas Johansen Charity Golf Classic on Tuesday at the Swaneset Golf and Country Club in Pitt Meadows, British Columbia. This was the second year … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “The Russian Five”

“The Russian Five” tells the fascinating tale of the rebuilding of the once-great Detroit Red Wings hockey club during the late 80’s and early 90’s, which included utilizing draft picks to select Russian players.  Drafting them was one thing. Getting … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Top-20 Prospects: 2019 Pre-Season Rankings

The top 20 Capitals prospect list has been updated to reflect the departure of players due to free agency (Riley Barber, Nathan Walker, Aaron Ness, Jayson, etc.), additional film review and analysis and performance at the 2019 Capitals Development Camp. … Continue reading

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Should The NHL Move To A “Luxury Tax” Salary Management Model?

July can be a really trying and emotional month for Hockey fans. NHL and AHL Contracts officially expire, rendering many fan-favorite players “free agents” of one form another, with some of those players ultimately leaving town for a new team. … Continue reading

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Capitals Re-sign Vitek Vanecek To Three-Year Deal

The Washington Capitals have re-signed goaltender Vitek Vanecek to a three-year, $2.15 million contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. The first year of Vanecek’s contract will be a two-way contract ($700,000 NHL; $160,000 AHL), while … Continue reading

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Nathan Walker Signs With St. Louis Blues

Nathan Walker, the Capitals third round draft pick (#89 overall) in the 2014 NHL entry draft has signed a new deal with the St. Louis Blues on Monday.

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Riley Barber Signs With Montreal Canadiens

Monday was the first day of free agency for the NHL, which also included AHL players whose contracts expired at noon today. The Montreal Canadiens announced that they had signed former Capitals prospect Riley Barber a little after 1PM on … Continue reading

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Martin Fehervary – Player Perspective From An HV71 Season Ticket Holder

Last week a big part of the Capitals fanbase got a closer look at defenseman Martin Fehervary, and the big steps he has taken during the last season. With his swift skating and posture on the ice, he looked like … Continue reading

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