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.

Capitals Scout Peter Ihnačák Beleives Young Players Should Follow Martin Fehervary’s Approach To The Game

Photos: Sport.SK When naming the legends of Slovak hockey, some are often forgotten. Among them may be Peter Ihnačák. The NHL career of the native of Poprad more often remains in the shadows when compared to the likes of the … Continue reading

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Bubble Views From A Capitals Fan in Toronto

Photos: @capswmn If you’re a regular reader of NoVa Caps then you’re well aware we love to provide a platform for our readers to share their experiences, voice opinions and provide first-hand accounts of the Washington Capitals and the Capitals … Continue reading

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Capitals Loan Damien Riat and Tobias Geisser to Europe Teams

ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have loaned Damien Riat to the Geneve-Servette Hockey Club of the Swiss National League and Tobias Geisser to EV Zug of the Swiss National League to begin the 2020-21 hockey season, senior vice president … Continue reading

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Capitals Fall To Lightning 3-2 (SO) In First Round Robin Game For Seeding

Photo: Chase Agnello-Dean/NHL via Getty Images The Washington Capitals fell to the Tampa Bay Lightning 3-2 (shootout) in their first postseason round robin game Monday afternoon at Scotiabank Arena in Toronto. The Capitals rallied from a 2-0 deficit to ultimately … Continue reading

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Brenden Dillon and MSE Foundation Donate 10,000 Face Masks Across MedStar Health, DC Central Kitchen and Martha’s Table

ARLINGTON, Va. – Washington Capitals defenseman Brenden Dillon and Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation have teamed up to donate 10,000 3-ply Level 2 medical face masks to the following non-profit organizations: MedStar Health, DC Central Kitchen (DCCK) and Martha’s Table … Continue reading

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Nic Dowd: “We’re All Still Adjusting…A Lot of Guys Haven’t Done Laundry Yet”

Photo: @Capitals 48 hours to go. After a four month halt in the action, the NHL kicked off the 2020 playoffs at noon on Saturday. The Capitals, who begin their postseason campaign on Monday, held practice at the Ford Performance Center … Continue reading

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John Carlson Returned To Practice on Saturday, However Todd Reirden Would Not Commit To Carlson Playing On Monday

John Carlson returned to practice on Saturday after sitting out practice on Thursday and having a team day off on Friday. Carlson left Wednesday’s exhibition game against the Carolina Hurricanes after taking an awkward fall into the boards midway through … Continue reading

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Vitek Vanecek Is Ready For Shot At Number 2 Spot in Washington

Photo: Chase Angnello-Dean/NHL via Getty Images It’s looking more and more likely that the Washington Capitals will go with Vitek Vanecek as the number two netminder for the 2020 playoffs, replacing Ilya Samsonov who was injured prior to training camp … Continue reading

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Commissioner Bettman Pens Letter To Fans on Precipice of Playoffs

Hockey is back! The 2020 NHL playoffs begin at noon on Saturday, with the Capitals kicking off their 2020 postseason campaign on Monday against the Tampa Bay Lightning. NHL commissioner Gary Bettman issued a letter to fans prior to the official … Continue reading

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The NHL Has Conducted 1,500 Tests Per Day In Each Hub City With No Positive Test Results

Photo: @Capitals The NHL has conducted roughly 1,500 tests per day in each of the Hub Cities since Sunday. The tests have been processed in 24 hours or less and as of today, there have been no positive test results … Continue reading

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