Category Archives: Community

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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Crossed Hockey Lines, Crossed State Lines, Brought Together Skills, & Helped Each Other Out: How Two Nurses Sewed Over 30 Capitals Masks For D.C. First Responders

Photo: @ChooChooTre Even in the darkest of times, light can still shine. Our communities and our nation are working together to fight this Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Two nurses sewed more than 30 Washington Capitals masks for D.C. first responders. I had … Continue reading

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Golden Knights’ Chandler Stephenson & Girlfriend Tasha Maltman Participate in The Front Steps Project

Photo: @tasha_maltman/IG Vegas Golden Knights center and former Washington Capitals player Chandler Stephenson and his girlfriend, Tasha Maltman joined “The Front Steps Project“, which is an effort to bring everyone virtually together when feeling isolated by documenting photographs. This initiative … Continue reading

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