Category Archives: Community

Capitals Make $100,000 Investment in Matthew & Daniel Barton Memorial Rink in Hanover, Virginia

Photo: Carol Barton The game of hockey and improvements to local rinks are always growing around the DMV. In this piece, we’ll take a look at how the Washington Capitals are partnering up with the Matthew & Daniel Barton Memorial … Continue reading

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Submit A Photo, Video Wishing Captain A Happy First Birthday to be Featured on Capitals or CapsPup Social Media

Photo: @CapsPup Captain turns one on July 22 and the Washington Capitals are working on a surprise for the lovable team dog and service dog in training. Submit a photo or video message for your chance to be featured on … Continue reading

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Warren Richmond-Kalaci, 13-Year-Old Toronto Hockey Goalie, Creates Face Shields Using 3D Printer For Frontline Healthcare Workers

In the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic and a major mask shortage, everyone is finding fabric to make masks and face coverings for themselves, their family, and frontline healthcare workers. However, 13-year-old Warren Richmond-Kalaci found another way to help prevent … Continue reading

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Las Vegas Community to Name Streets After Golden Knights Players

Photo: John Locher/AP You’ve heard the saying: what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. According to The Athletic’s Jesse Granger, a new community in North Las Vegas is naming 30 streets after players from the Golden Knights‘ inaugural and historic … Continue reading

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Alex Henderson, 12-Year-Old Capitals Fan, Makes Masks Amid Shortage & Gets a Surprise Call from Garnet Hathaway

Photos: Henderson Family & NBC Sports In the midst of the Coronavirus pandemic and a major mask shortage, everyone is finding fabric to make masks and face coverings for themselves, their family, and frontline healthcare workers. Alex Henderson, a 12-year-old … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom Donates $20,000 to Pros for Heroes, a COVID-19 Relief Fund Started by Nationals’ Ryan Zimmerman

Photo: Al Drago/AP Washington Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman and his wife Heather started a fundraiser called Pros for Heroes COVID-19 Relief Fund, which gives meals and supplies to medical workers in Northern Virginia who are helping treat patients with … Continue reading

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Thousands Line the Highway in North Battleford, Saskatchewan to Show Support for the Family of Colby Cave

Screencap: @JoshRyanSports It was an incredible and emotional scene on Highway 16 in North Battleford, Saskatchewan on Monday as thousands of cars lined the side of the road to show support as the family of Edmonton Oilers’ center Colby Cave … Continue reading

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“Take Care Of Your Family And Take Care Of Yourself Because Right Now, We Are Together.”: Capitals Launch #ALLCAPS At Home, A One-Stop Destination for Resources & Updates Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Screencap: @capitals A new video tweeted by the Washington Capitals is calling for everyone in the DMV to stay safe and stay home. The organization has launched #ALLCAPS At Home, a one-stop destination for resources on staying healthy, staying entertained, … Continue reading

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“I’m A Huge D.C. Sports Fan, So It’s Fitting That I’m Making These Masks D.C.-Themed.”: How a Local Oncology Nurse is Helping to Protect Her Colleagues & Patients

Photo: Vanessa E. Last week, we brought you the story of two nurses, one a Washington Capitals fan and one a Philadelphia Flyers fan, making masks for D.C. first responders in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. I had the chance … Continue reading

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Braden and Brandi Holtby Reached $10,000 Goal & Donated An Additional 25,000 Meals Through Capital Area Food Bank

Photo: @capitals Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby and his wife Brandi donated 25,000 meals through Capital Area Food Bank, the region’s largest hunger-relief organization back in March. With a $10,000 goal, the Holtbys set up a fundraiser inviting Capitals fans … Continue reading

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