Category Archives: Fans

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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Capitals Fan From Germany Shares His “Capitals” Tour

Caps fan Bjoern Esperling from Hamburg, Germany, just arrived two days ago in New York City for the Rangers-Caps game on Tuesday night. It was the first of five Capitals games he will see in the next few weeks. He was … Continue reading

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Beard Guy Preparing for Caps Game In Denver with New Design

Colorado resident Eric Brooks, most famous for the “Great 8” beard he debuted during the Capitals-Avalanche game on CSN in November, 2013, has been preparing for the Capitals upcoming annual visit to Colorado, which will include a new beard design.

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Saturday in Smashville: A Road Trip Journal

Photo credit: Lisa Desabrais Not every hockey fan has the chance to attend an NHL game in person, and even more so when their favorite team are the visitors. For Capitals fan Lisa Desabrais and her husband, they were lucky enough … Continue reading

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Caps Fan Travels Far to Meet Ovi Ahead of a Big Night

Tonight has the potential to be a very special night for Alex Ovechkin, as he pursues 1,000 career points against the Caps’ biggest rival. For one of his fans, this morning is the beginning of an already special day. It … Continue reading

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