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.

Michal Kempny Is Preparing For Another Lengthy Rehab And The Birth Of His First Child In January

Earlier this month the Washington Capitals announced that defenseman Michal Kempny had suffered his second severe leg injury in the last eighteen months, this time to an Achilles’ tendon. The announcement added that Kempny had already undergone successful surgery to … Continue reading

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Capitals Prospect Bobby Nardella Makes Debut For Djurgarden, Records First Career SHL Point

Photo: This week, Washington Capitals prospect Bobby Nardella received his Swedish work permit and boarded a plane from Chicago to Stockholm via Copenhagen. Nardella is on loan to Djurgarden of the SHL for the entire 2020-21 season. 

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First Look Inside New Sports book At Capital One Arena

Renderings: William Hill Sports book operator William Hill has released a first look at the new sports book located at Capital One Arena. The sports book is set to open in early 2021.

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Joe Thornton Joins HC Davos: “I’ll Go Back To The NHL Once It Starts Up”

Screen cap: Blick Unrestricted Free Agent Joe Thornton has joined HC Davos of the Swiss National League, but says he will return to North American once the 2020-21 NHL season resumes. 

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Western Hockey League Announces Opening Date For 2020-21 Regular Season

The Western Hockey League Board of Governors announced on Wednesday that the WHL Regular Season is scheduled to open on Friday, January 8, 2021. The league had previously announced a scheduled start date of December 4th, 2020.

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Mercedes Benz Stadium Becomes First Sports Venue To Utilize Disinfecting Drones

Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia has become the first sports venue to utilize drones to clean and sanitize the stadium. The disinfecting drones not only help cover the large area, but also in a much quicker time and less labor-intensive process.

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A Look At Billet Family Life With Capitals Prospect Aliaksei Protas

[Aliaksei Protas and billet family with the Ed Chynoweth Cup (WHL Championship) following the overtime, game 7 win at the Art Hauser Center in Prince Albert. Photos:Roger Pagé] Most Capitals fans by now are well aware of the “Viper of Vitebsk”, … Continue reading

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Capitals Re-sign Shane Gersich

The Washington Capitals announced Wednesday morning the re-signing of forward Shane Gersich to a one-year, two-way deal for $700,000/$150,000 average annual value (AAV).

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Capitals Prospect Bogdan Trineyev: The First Interviews – “He (Ovechkin) Is A Living Legend”

Photo: MHK Dynamo The Washington Capitals selected Bogdan Trineyev of MHK Dynamo Moscow with their 4th round pick (#117 overall). Since being selected, the 6’3” forward has continued play in Russia’s MHL (KHL minor hockey league). He has also held … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Defensive Prospect Alex Alexeyev Scores First KHL Goal

Photo: Salavat Washington Capitals defensive prospect Alex Alexeyev scored his first career KHL goal on Monday against Barys.

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