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.

Ranking The New NHL Divisions Utilizing Goals Above Replacement (GAR) And Standings Points Above Replacement (SPAR)

The NHL announced last month that in order to reduce team travel and comply with travel restrictions currently in place in North America, the league would be creating four new divisions for the 2020-21 season, with teams only facing other … Continue reading

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Vitek Vanecek Announced As Backup To Ilya Samsonov

The Capitals are spending this Monday making final roster moves in advance of the start of their season on Thursday. After re-assigning six and waiving nine players, Capitals head coach Peter Laviolette also finalized his goaltending plan to start the … Continue reading

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Images From Capitals Prospect Practice – Saturday, January 9

Hendrix LaPierre The Washington Capitals have divided their 2021 training camp into two separate practice sessions each day. The morning session has primarily consisted of roster players and starters, while the afternoon session has basically acted as a development camp … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Zdeno Chara Score In Final Intra-squad Scrimmage: Team White Beats Team Red, 3-1

The Washington Capitals held their second and final intra-squad scrimmage on Sunday afternoon at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. The Capitals will now make roster cuts early this week in order to meet the 23-player roster limit required by 5:00 PM on … Continue reading

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Images From Washington Capitals Training Camp -Saturday, January 9

The Washington Capitals were back to work Saturday morning at MedStar Capitals Iceplex following a day off on Friday. The team will hold one more scrimmage Sunday afternoon and then begin to finalize their opening night roster. The season opens … Continue reading

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Report: Axel Jonsson-Fjallby Recalled For Hershey Bears Training Camp

According to the Vasterviks team website, Washington Capitals forward prospect Axel Jonsson-Fjallby has been recalled to North America. The team’s website reported that Jonsson-Fjallby’s last game with Vasterviks IK was Friday night against MODO.

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Western Hockey League Commits To 24-Game Season

The Western Hockey League announced on Friday their intent and commitment to playing a 2020-21 regular season.  The announcement released by the WHL stated an intent to play a minimum of 24 games.

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NHL Releases Detailed Information For COVID-19 Arena Restart Protocols And Requirements

The NHL has released the “Arena Restart Protocols” for the 2020-21 season. The League announced the protocols on Thursday.

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Report: NBC Will Announce Replacement For Doc Emrick Later In NHL Season

Photo: NHL via Getty Images The New York Post is reporting that NBC plans to wait until later in the NHL season before deciding who will follow the legendary Doc Emrick as the TV voice of the Stanley Cup.

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Damien Riat Continues Scorching Hot Streak, Scores Two More Goals vs. Lugano On Thursday

Photo: Geneve-Servette Washington Capitals prospect Damien Riat, who was left off of the Capitals training camp roster, has been on a hot streak for his loaner club Geneve-Servette. Riat would notch two more goals on Thursday against Legano.

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