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 interest in the Caps has grown over the decades and included time as a season ticket holder. He has been a journalist covering the team for 10+ years, primarily focusing on analysis, analytics and prospect development.

Hendrix Lapierre Finding Is His Way In First Professional Season

Washington Capitals forward prospect Hendrix Lapierre is more than halfway through his first career professional season with the Hershey Bears. As one would expect, the season has been one of learning the pro game, as well as learning to deal … Continue reading

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Clay Stevenson Re-Assigned To Hershey

The Washington Capitals announced Wednesday morning that the team has re-assigned goaltender Clay Stevenson from ECHL South Carolina to the AHL Hershey Bears.

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Capitals Fall To Avalanche, 3-2; Alex Ovechkin Scores 31st Goal Of The Season

Photo: Twitter:@Capitals The Washington Capitals fell to the Colorado Avalanche, 3-2 Tuesday night at the Ball Arena in Denver. Alex Ovechkin scored his 31st goal of the season and Conor Sheary notched his 12th tally of the season in the loss. The … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin A Game-Time Decision: Notes From Capitals Optional Morning Skate In Denver

The Washington Capitals held an optional gameday morning skate at Ball Arena in Denver on Tuesday morning. They wrap-up their western road trip tonight against the Avalanche before returning home to host the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday. Puck drop for … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Returns To Practice, T.J. Oshie Returns to Washington For Birth Of 4th Child: Notes From Capitals Practice In Denver

The Washington Capitals made their way from Las Vegas to Denver on Sunday following their 6-2 loss to the Vegas Knights on Saturday night. They conclude their western road trip Tuesday night against the Avalanche. Puck drop is set for … Continue reading

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Capitals Weekly Trends: Struggles Continue Over Mixed Statistical Week

Welcome to the 13th installment of our Washington Capitals weekly trends report. The regular feature provides a very brief snapshot of the most relevant statistical trends for the Capitals over the past seven days.

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Bears Rally Late, Down Senators, 4-2; Beck Malenstyn And Garrett Pilon Score, Ethen Frank Scores Twice

Photo: Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography The Hershey Bears downed the Belleville Senators, 4-2, Saturday night at the CAA Arena in Belleville, Ontario. Ethen Frank scored twice, Beck Malenstyn added a shorthanded goal and Garrett Pilon sniped his 5th of the season, … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Misses Morning Skate (Maintenance): Notes From Capitals Morning Skate On “The Strip”

The Washington Capitals had the day off on Friday following their 4-0 victory over the Coyotes in Arizona. The team made their way to Las Vegas immediately following the game in Tempe in advance of their tilt with the Golden … Continue reading

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Bears Fall To Rocket, 3-2 (OT), Joe Snively Scores 3rd Goal In 4 Games

Screen cap: AHL TV The Hershey Bears fell to the Laval Rocket, 3-2 (OT), Friday night at Place Bell in Laval, Quebec. Joe Snively scored his third goal in his first four games back with the Bears, but the Bears … Continue reading

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Bogdan Trineyev Heating Up In January, Scores Second Career KHL Goal

Photo: Dynamo Moscow Washington Capitals forward prospect Bogdan Trineyev, who is currently playing in his first full season for Moscow Dynamo in the KHL, scored his first career goal in Russia’s top league on January 8. It was the team’s … Continue reading

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