Category Archives: Charity

10 Reasons Why Capitals Fans Should be Thankful

Photo: Washington Capitals In honor of Thanksgiving day, there are several things Capitals fans should be thankful for. Here are 10: 

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Alex Ovechkin to Headline Groundbreaking for Loudoun, Virgina’s Newest Indoor Hockey Rink

According to Loudoun Times-Mirror, Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin is tentatively scheduled to headline the Loudoun County groundbreaking ceremony for the area’s newest indoor hockey rink on Wednesday. 

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Please Meet Kevin Gatson – USA Warrior Sled Hockey Team Captain and an American Hero

Kevin Gatson, Captain, USA Warriors Sled Hockey Team In conjunction with our 1st Annual Primary Charity Partnership, NoVa Caps would like to introduce you to the Captain of the USA Warrior Sled Hockey Team, Kevin Gatson. 

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NoVa Caps is Honored to Announce Inaugural Charity Partnership with USA Warriors Ice Hockey Teams

We are honored to announce the inaugural NoVa Caps Charity Partnership with the USA Warriors Ice Hockey Teams, a non-profit DMV based organization whose mission is to operate exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, for those veterans wounded in defense of the United States … Continue reading

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Capitals Fans are Invited to Participate in “Strollin’ with Nolan” Best Buddies Walk

Photos:Katherine Frey/The Washington Post When then-Nashville Predators head coach Barry Trotz and his wife Kim gave birth to Nolan, they soon found out he was born with down syndrome. While his son was growing up in school, Barry helped found … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin Dresses as Darth Vader for Charity, Uses Wrong Lightsaber (Video)

Photo: SOS Alex Ovechkin dressed up as Darth Vader for a Russian advertisement that is promoting a charity auction. The auction is called Elna Prerminova SOS by Lena Perminova and the proceeds will go towards the treatment of seriously ill … Continue reading

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Scoring Big in the Community: Monumental Sports, the Capitals, and Caps Fans Team up to Improve Fort DuPont Ice Rink

On June 3, 2017, Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation, the Washington Capitals, and their fans came together again for the eighth straight year to help spruce up the Fort Dupont Ice Arena in Southeast D.C. NoVa Caps reader and diehard … Continue reading

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Former Capitals Star Bobby Carpenter & Former Female Hockey Star Denna Laing Finish the Boston Marathon

Mary Schwalm/Associated Press Last year, Bobby Carpenter, a former NHL player who spent several years with the Washington Capitals, ran the 2016 Boston Marathon. Almost immediately after the race, people approached him and asked him if he would do it … Continue reading

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Liam O’Brien Wins Hershey Bears’ AHL Man of the Year Candidate

Liam O’Brien’s journey to the Hershey Bears started with a free-agent invite to the Washington Capitals’ camp. The then-young kid impressed some people in the organization and ended up making the opening night roster. Like most players starting their hockey … Continue reading

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Caps St. Patricks Day Auction This Thursday 3/16

The Capitals will don special St. Patrick’s Day themed jerseys for pre-game warm-ups this Thursday night before the Caps-Predators game. The jerseys, along with other Caps items will be auctioned off with all proceeds benefiting the Anacostia Watershed Society. 

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