Category Archives: Fans

#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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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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Can’t Keep A Hockey Kid Down: Boy With Cerebral Palsy Lives His Dream to Play Hockey With Support Of His Family, Community, and Some Inspiration From the Capitals

Photos: Meghann Roper What makes hockey such a unique and special sport is that it can be played by everyone and it’s family atmosphere makes it appealing to people all over the United States, Canada, and other parts of the … Continue reading

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A Message From Our Favorite Capitals Fan In Finland (Video)

As Game 1 of the First Round Series between the Washington Capitals and Carolina Hurricanes kicks off the Capitals’ Stanley Cup Playoff run on Thursday night, the Capitals’ biggest European fan sent NoVa Caps a video about how hockey gathers … Continue reading

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Nova Caps Mailbag: Your Questions About Tampa Bay, The Slingshot Formation, and Brooks Orpik’s Stickwork

In the midst of a busy stretch of games, including some so-called measuring stick contests, we dipped into the old NoVa Caps mailbag to answer your questions.

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Collector’s Profile: Inside The Collection Of Capitals’ Super-Collector Tom Coleman

Photos: Tom Coleman As sports has become arguably one of the biggest sources of entertainment in North America and around the world, memorabilia from games and other collectible items have become more sought-after and coveted by fans and serious collectors. … Continue reading

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Capitals Hold VIP Season Ticket Holder Party at MGM Resort in National Harbor

Photo: @Capitals A night after scoring seven unanswered goals in a 7-2 drubbing of the Ottawa Senators, the Washington Capitals hosted their annual VIP season ticket holder party at the MGM National Harbor’s ballroom for the second consecutive year on … Continue reading

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All Present!: A Look At Where the Capitals Stand in Fan Attendance

Photo by Harry How/Getty Images In any major league sport, fans are what drives revenue for the individual league and each individual team. While it may not be the most popular of the four major North American sports leagues, the … Continue reading

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Thank You, Grubi! – A Letter to A Great Player, Teammate, and Person

During parts of six seasons in Washington, Colorado Avalanche goaltender Philipp Grubauer became a beloved member of the Capitals as a result of many things: his hard work ethic on the ice, his reciprocation of love for the city and … Continue reading

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