Category Archives: Community

#BowieGotIce: City of Bowie to Get New Ice Arena After Strong Support From Community and Vote By City Council

Photo: Bowie ISI Team A few weeks ago, NoVa Caps shared the story of the Bowie Ice Arena, which was under threat of being closed if the arena did not receive enough support for the approval of a new, two-sheet … Continue reading

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Longtime Family, Local DMV Ice Arena Under Threat of Closing Without Sufficient Support and Backing

Photo: Bowie Ice Arena In the years before and since the Capitals arrived in the DMV area, people all over have enjoyed the availability and use of public and local ice arenas throughout the region, whether they use them for … Continue reading

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Construction Begins On Roller Rink in Fredericksburg, Virginia; Part of Capitals’ Legacy Project Initiative

Photo: Fredericksburg Hockey Last year, NoVa Caps shared news of a planned roller hockey rink to be built in Fredericksburg, Virginia that would be funded partly by the Capitals as part of their Legacy Project, which focuses on growing the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Pending Free Agent Defenseman Brooks Orpik Helps Fans Tidy Fort DuPont Ice Arena

Photo: Monumental Sports and Entertainment After conducting their exit interviews following their first round playoff exit in April, many of the Capitals’ players and staff have returned home or are enjoying vacation away from the hustle and bustle of the … Continue reading

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Craig Laughlin and Family Announce Founding of The Laughlin Family Foundation, Dedicated to Research and Advancement of Rare Cancers

Photo: NHL Shortly before the Capitals won the franchise’s first-ever Stanley Cup, Capitals Television color analyst and former player Craig Laughlin and his family were hit with the news that Craig’s wife of 37 years, Linda, had been diagnosed with … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Goes to Kraft Hockeyville 2018 in Canada

Since 2015, Kraft Foods, the NHL, and the NHL Players Association have sponsored an annual competition in which communities demonstrate their commitment to ice hockey.  The idea is for people to submit information about their community rink and show why … Continue reading

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A First Look At The New Upgrades Inside Capital One Arena

Photo: @Capitals Capital One Arena received many upgrades over the Washington Capitals offseason. The upgrades were highlighted by new seats and a complete renovation of the arena concourses. NoVa Caps’ Harrison Brown, who is also a Capitals’ season ticket holder, … Continue reading

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Stanley Cup Visits Humboldt Broncos Memorial Site

The Stanley Cup visited the Humboldt Broncos’ accident and memorial site in Humboldt, Saskatchewan, on highway interstate 35 and 335 on Friday morning. 

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Monumental Sports and Entertainment Introduces New Capital One Arena Upgrades

Photo: Monumental Sports Network On Wednesday morning, Monumental Sports and Entertainment released details for an upgraded in-game experience for the 2018-19 Washington Capitals and Washington Wizards games. 

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“Life’s a Journey, Not a Destination” Our Journey Continues and our Memories Will Last a Lifetime.

As we all watched – many of us with tears in our eyes – the Washington Capitals celebrate their Stanley Cup Championship on the ice at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, after their victory in Game Five of the Stanley … Continue reading

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