Category Archives: Fans

Beyond the B(rink): How the Washington Capitals Changed My Life (Essay)

 Anyone that truly knows me or merely recognizes me from across my university campus can tell you that I seem to be the biggest Washington Capitals fan in existence. I’m practically a walking advertisement: wearing two pairs of pants, shirt, … Continue reading

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Coming Full Circle: It’s Time for the Capitals to Rewrite History & Their Fans to Believe

Gregory Shamus/Getty Images  While the Capitals have seen the scenario they face tonight when they take on the Pittsburgh Penguins at PPG Paints Arena, a must-win game in the Stanley Cup Playoffs that determines their fate, there is much more … Continue reading

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Meet Joe, the Caps Fan with a Sweet Ride

Photos provided by Joe Masson Here at NoVa Caps we love to profile special Caps fans. 18,506 fill the Verizon Center nightly whenever there’s a hockey game. Many of these fans have great stories on how they became a fan … Continue reading

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Caps Fans, Get Ready to Rock The Red in the Round 2 Rematch vs. Penguins

The whole city of Washington is getting behind their Capitals as they take on the defending champion Penguins in the second round. Now the Capitals have made it easier for fans to get involved with the team with tons of … Continue reading

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Why am I a Caps fan?

 I woke up this morning still feeling the effects of last night’s loss and hearing game commentary from both analysts and fans like myself.  The word “fan” kept popping up in both my Twitter and Facebook notifications so I decided … Continue reading

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Welcome Home! Images from Capitals Practice (Photos)

The Capitals returned to practice on Friday morning, following a much deserved day-off on Thursday. This was the Caps first practice at home since March 27th. NoVa Caps photographer Debbie Pierce was on hand to capture a few of the images from the team’s … Continue reading

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Barry Trotz Makes Request of Caps Fans

 CSN’s Capitals pregame show, which aired before Sunday’s game against the Columbus Blue Jackets, aired a clip of an interview by Jill Sorensen with Head Coach Barry Trotz.  In it, Trotz made a direct appeal to Caps fans: Don’t be nervous, … Continue reading

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How a Year as a Capitals Fan Changed My Life (Essay)

It’s the beginning of 2016, and I’ve never seen a hockey game before in my life. I’m not a sports person in general, barring a fading allegiance to my hometown Red Sox and a casual interest in the Nats. If … Continue reading

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Capitals Practice Schedule – 3/27 thru 4/10

Please be advised that practice times are subject to change. Please check “Caps Today” for the latest schedule before heading to Kettler Capitals Iceplex. You can also follow @CapitalsPR on Twitter for all of the latest changes to the Capitals … Continue reading

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German Caps Fan Updates Us on His U.S. ‘Capitals’ Tour

Germany – Eastcoast – Westcoast – Eastcoast – Germany. That’s the tour of German Capitals fan Bjoern Esperling. We wrote about his trip before when he visited a Capitals win at Madison Square Garden. 

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