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.

Caps in Da Beauty League: Shane Gersich Tallies Again, Travis Boyd Notches A Goal in Wednesday Night Action

Photo: Nick Wass/Associated Press In a recent post, NoVa Caps brought an update on some action from “Da Beauty League” summer league action in Minnesota in which Capitals Nick Jensen and Shane Gersich each tallied on the scoresheet. Last night, … Continue reading

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Top 5 Questions Facing The Capitals Blue Line At The Start Of The 2019-2020 Season

The 2019 offseason has seen the greatest amount of turnover to the Washington Capitals roster in a number of years, with the greatest amount of change occurring on the Caps blueline. Matt Niskanen was shipped to Philly in exchange for … Continue reading

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Review Of Connor McMichael’s Play in the 2019 World Junior Summer Showcase

Photo: Team Canada Connor McMichael, the Washington Capitals first round draft pick in the 2019 NHL entry draft (#25 overall) spent the past week playing for Team Canada in the 2019 World Junior Summer Showcase held in Plymouth, Michigan. The week-long … Continue reading

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Oddsmakers Set Capitals 2019-20 Over/Under Point Total at 97.5 Points After Five Straight 100-Point Seasons

Photo: NHL via Getty Images Vegas oddsmakers have set the Washington Capitals’ 2019-20 NHL Over/Under point total at 97.5 points, according to SportsNettingDime. That would be their lowest point total for the Capitals since the 2013-14 season. However, the line still … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Comments On Son’s Future Hockey Career, His Idols Growing Up, Artemi Panarin And Being Named NHL Ambassador To China

Alex Ovechkin is not only known in his homeland for his hockey, but also for his active social work. For example, in the Moscow region from August 11-17, the Alexander Ovechkin Cup ice hockey tournament will be held. Most of … Continue reading

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Duo from D.C. : Nick Jensen Scores Pair Plus a Helper, Shane Gersich Tallies In “Da Beauty League” Action

Photo: @DaBeautyLeague It’s become a soothing Wednesday night summertime tradition for those in need of a hockey fix in Minnesota, and a way for players to stay in game shape during the dog days of summer in July and August. … Continue reading

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Hershey Bears Sign Veteran Defender Ed Wittchow

Photo: Team Shred Photography The Hershey Bears continued adding veteran depth to the roster on Thursday with the signing of defenseman Ed Wittchow. On Tuesday the Bears announced that former Penn State Nittany Lion Casey Bailey was signed to a … Continue reading

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Bears Sign Matthew Weis To AHL Contract

Photo: Fort Wayne Komets The Hershey Bears announced today that the club has signed forward Matthew Weis to an American Hockey League contract for the 2019-20 season.

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Bears Sign Casey Bailey To Professional Tryout (PTO) Agreement

Photo: Penn State Athletics Former Penn State men’s hockey star Casey Bailey will be back in Pennsylvania to continue his professional career this fall after signing a tryout deal with the AHL’s Hershey Bears on Tuesday.

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Prized Prospect Preview: A Pre-season Look At Connor McMichael

Photo: Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals fully understand the importance of strength down the middle, as for many seasons, the team had a revolving door to try and support franchise pivot Nicklas Backstrom. It wasn’t until the arrival of Evgeny … Continue reading

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