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 Civil Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.

Capitals Down Winnipeg 4-3, (OT), Sweep Season Jet Set

Photo: Rob Carr/NHL via Getty Images The Washington Capitals downed the Winnipeg Jets, 4-3 (OT) on Tuesday night at Capital One Arena. After giving up two quick goals early in the first period, the Capitals scored three unanswered goals to … Continue reading

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T.J. Oshie, John Carlson And Conor Sheary Miss Morning Skate

The Washington Capitals returned to MedStar Capitals Iceplex on Tuesday following a day off on Monday. The team held morning skate in advance of their tilt with the Winnipeg Jets tonight at Capital One Arena.

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Shane Gersich Scores Again, But Bears Fall To Penguins, 2-1

Photo: Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins The Hershey Bears fell to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, 2-1 Sunday afternoon at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre. Shane Gersich tied a career-high in goals with his 10th of the season, but it wasn’t enough. The loss … Continue reading

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Axel Jonsson-Fjallby, Tobias Geisser and Garrett Pilon Score In Bears 4-3 Overtime Loss To Marlies

Photo: The Hershey Bears The Hershey Bears fell to the Toronto Marlies, 4-3 (OT) Saturday night at Giant Center in Hershey. The loss drops the Bears record to 18-10-3-2 (41 points) on the season.

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Capitals, Vanecek Blank Islanders, 2-0 In Island Matinee

Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images The Washington Capitals downed the New York Islanders, 2-0 Saturday afternoon at the newly minted UBS Arena on Long Island. Vitek Vanecek stopped all 23 shots he faced in his third career shutout. The victory improves … Continue reading

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Images Of Ilya Samsonov’s New Bucket Design Released By Dave Gunnarsson

Images: @DaveArt Goalie artist Dave Gunnarsson has been working hard for his clients in the Washington Capitals’ organization. Two weeks ago he released imagery of Ryan Bednard’s new bucket design. Today Gunnarsson released on his Instagram page photos and a video … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Returns To Practice, Carl Hagelin And Dmitry Orlov Will Not Travel To New York: News And Notes From Friday’s Practice

The Washington Capitals were back at work Friday morning at MedStar Capitals Iceplex. The team held one final workout before departing for New York Friday afternoon in advance of their tilt with the Islanders on Saturday.

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Capitals Re-assign Goaltender Hunter Shepard To Taxi Squad

The Washington Capitals announced on Friday morning that they have re-assigned goaltender Hunter Shepard from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL) to the taxi squad. 

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Alex Ovechkin Sits Out Practice, Preparations For The Islanders: News From Capitals’ Thursday Practice

After a day off on Wednesday, the Washington Capitals were back to work Thursday morning to begin preparations for the New York Islanders. The Capitals will practice again on Friday before departing for Long Island Friday afternoon in advance of … Continue reading

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Report: World Junior Championship To Be Completed This Summer

IIHF President Luc Tardif announced today that the World Junior Championship that was cancelled in December is planned to be played this summer. He said that the exact dates will be announced during the upcoming Beijing Olympics which begin the … Continue reading

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