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Capitals’ Garnet Hathaway Hosts Arlington Fire Dept. And A Meet And Greet After Monday’s Game Against Columbus

Photo: ArlingtonVaFD via Twitter Earlier this week, the Washington Capitals fell to the Columbus Blue Jackets by a score of 5-2 at Capital One Arena. However, it was not a total loss for firefighters from Station 1B of the Arlington … Continue reading

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T.J. Oshie ‘Wish Experience’: Brock’s Time With The Capitals

Photo: Capitals It was a moment he will always remember. Make-A-Wish Kid, Brock, spent time with Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie and the team during Friday morning’s practice, Hockey Fights Cancer skate and participated in the starting lineup for Saturday’s … Continue reading

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The ‘Burg Is In Business: Washington Capitals, City of Fredericksburg, Virginia Officially Open New Outdoor Rink

Michael Fleetwood/NoVa Caps After over a year of planning, construction, and decision-making, the City of Fredericksburg, Virginia and the Washington Capitals officially cut the ribbon on the new outdoor roller and street hockey rink that is part of the Capitals’ … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Nick Jensen & John Carlson Surprise Navy Veteran Laurie Wood

Photos: Washington Capitals Incredible moments go beyond the game. Washington Capitals’ defensemen Nick Jensen and John Carlson gave a major surprise to Navy veteran and USA Warriors player, Laurie Wood after Saturday’s morning skate. 

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Ready to Roll – Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Roller Hockey Rink in Fredericksburg, Virginia Set For October 27

Photos: FredericksburgHockey Throughout the past year, NoVa Caps has been providing updates (see HERE, HERE, HERE, and HERE) on the development and construction progress of a roller hockey rink in Fredericksburg, Virginia, one of several new rinks updated or constructed … Continue reading

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Special Delivery and Ovi-O’s on Aisle 8! Alex Ovechkin Delivers Boxes of Special Ovi-O’s Cereal to Local Elementary School and Hospital, Works a Shift at D.C. Giant Food Ahead of Cereal’s Release

Photo: Washington Capitals During his 14 seasons thus far in Washington, Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has become a fixture when it comes to giving back to the community and making a difference. With the anticipated release of a special “Ovi-O’s” … Continue reading

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Capitals Nurturing Growth Of The Game Of Hockey In The D.C. Region

Between indoor ice rinks and outdoor roller rinks, hockey is growing rapidly around the DMV. Since Alex Ovechkin’s debut in 2005, hockey has grown exponentially around the area, and in recent years, as a large result of the Washington Capitals … Continue reading

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Update: Dasher Boards, Benches, and Fencing Installed In Capitals’ Legacy Project Rink in Fredericskburg, Virginia

Photo: FredericksburgHockey Over the last several months, NoVa Caps has been providing updates on the progress of construction to a outdoor, roller hockey rink being built in the city of Fredericksburg, Virginia in partnership between the Capitals and their Legacy Project initiative … Continue reading

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Crossing Continents and Growing the Game: What Alex Ovechkin’s Visit to China Means for the Reach of Hockey

Photo: @Capitals Alex Ovechkin is one of the National Hockey League’s and hockey’s most recognizable and popular faces. The surefire future Hall of Famer has compiled numerous accolades throughout his career, with his 2018 Stanley Cup the cherry on top. … Continue reading

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Update on Capitals’ Legacy Project Rink in Fredericksburg, Virginia: Dasher Boards Added, Opening Aimed For Fall Time Slot

Photo: FredericksburgHockey Over the last several months, NoVa Caps has been providing updates on the progress of construction to a outdoor, roller hockey rink being built in the city of Fredericksburg, Virginia in partnership between the Capitals and their Legacy … Continue reading

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