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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.

Jaromir Jagr Believes Alex Ovechkin Can Break Wayne Gretzky’s Record

Photo: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports Alex Ovechkin has a chance to break Wayne Gretzky‘s NHL record of 894 goals, according to Jaromir Jagr in an interview with NHL.com.

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Henrik Lundqvist Practices With Capitals For First Time At MedStar Capitals Iceplex

Screen cap: Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals released a new video on Monday afternoon that includes footage of new Capitals netminder Henrik Lundqvist practicing with players that have already begun reporting for informal skate at MedStar Capitals Iceplex.

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On Loan For Two Weeks Before Returning To The Czech Republic’s U20 Camp, Martin Hugo Has Is Making An Impact With HC Benátky

Photos: Martin Voltr/Holej.cz Last week we reported that Capitals prospect Martin Hugo Has finally found a temporary home to play a little hockey. With the exception of participating in the Czech Republic’s U20 training camps for two weeks, the 6’4”, right-handed … Continue reading

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Team White Downs Team Red 6-3 In Second Team Canada Scrimmage

Photo: Rob Wallator/Hockey Canada The two teams were back at again Sunday night at the Westerner Park Centrum in Red Deer, Alberta, as Canada’s U20 Team held their second split-squad scrimmage of this year’s selection camp for the 2o21 World … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin, Pavel Bure And Other Russian Hockey Legends Open 10th Season Of Night Hockey League

Photos: Night Hockey League Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin took part in Friday’s Game of Legends, an all-star game dedicated to the opening of the 10th season of the Night Hockey League in Moscow.

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Connor McMichael and Hendrix Lapierre Do Battle In First Team Canada U20 Scrimmage

Photo: Hockey Canada It was the inaugural battle of recent Capitals’ first round draft picks on Saturday night at the Westerner Park Centrum in Red Deer, Alberta. This year’s first round draft pick Hendrix Lapierre faced last year’s first round draft … Continue reading

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Capitals Prospect Damien Riat Heating Up For Geneve-Servette In Swiss League

Screen cap: MySports Washington Capitals forward prospect Damien Riat recorded his fourth goal of the season on Friday. He now has four goals and eight assists in just nine games played for Geneve-Servette so far this season.

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Report: Martin Hugo Has Loaned To HC Benátky nad Jizerou In Czech’s Chance League

According to iSport.cz and the HC Benátky nad Jizerou website, Washington Capitals defensive prospect Martin Hugo Haš will join HC Benátky nad Jizerou in the Czech’s Chance (second) League while waiting for the season to start in North America. 

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Peter Laviolette’s Use Of Advanced Analytics: Skeptic, Believer, Or In-Betweener?

Photo: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Like it or not, advanced analytics have become an important piece of the overall hockey analysis puzzle. Not only are advanced analytics here to stay, they’ll likely continue to grow and expand as new, real-time, three … Continue reading

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Aliaksei Protas Is Heating Up In The KHL – Two Goals, Two Assists in Last Four Games

Photo: Dinamo Minsk Washington Capitals forward prospect Aliaksei Protas is beginning to heat up in the KHL. Protas set a Dinamo Minsk franchise record for most goals in a season by a 19-year-old on November 11 and was named “Rookie … Continue reading

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