Category Archives: Fans

Let’s Get Kraken: Sights & Sounds From the NHL Expansion Draft in Seattle

Photo: @SeattleKraken Wednesday night marked the beginning of an era for the league’s newest franchise. The Kraken selected players during the NHL Expansion Draft in Seattle, forming the roster for their inaugural season this fall. Here were the scenes from … Continue reading

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Capitals’ T.J. Oshie Nominated for “Locker Room Legend” in NHL Fan Choice Awards

The NHL Fan Choice Awards are back and Washington Capitals‘ forward T.J. Oshie is up for the “Locker Room Legend” Award this year! Voting is open and closes on Monday, June 14.

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She Said Yes! Capitals Fan Proposes to Girlfriend Ahead of Game 5 on Sunday

Photo: Harrison Brown Love was in the air Sunday night ahead of Game 5 at Capital One Arena. Washington Capitals fan Douglas Rash proposed to his girlfriend Elizabeth L’Heureux prior to puck drop between the Capitals and Boston Bruins.

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Unleash the Furry! Smithsonian National Zoo Selling Limited Panda-themed Hockey Merchandise to Support Capitals As they Enter the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs

With the start of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs fast approaching, the entire Washington Capitals fanbase is gearing up for what will hopefully be a long postseason run. On Friday, the Smithsonian National Zoo announced the release of panda-themed hockey … Continue reading

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Report: D.C. Looking to Raise Attendance to Full Capacity at Sports Venues by June 11

Photo: NHL.com During Monday’s situational update, Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced that on May 21, restrictions on public and commercial activity, including capacity limits, types of activities, and time restrictions, will be lifted. This excludes bars, nightclubs, and large sports … Continue reading

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A New Kind of Goalie Helmet: Braden Holtby Fan Puts New Spin on “Goaltending Helmet”

Photo: Ashley Cappetta When one thinks of NHL hockey fans in the state of Pennsylvania, people donning the apparel of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers likely come to mind. However, there are always exceptions to the rule, and one … Continue reading

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Fans Return to Capital One Arena For Tuesday’s Game Against Islanders; Capitals Recognize Frontline Workers

Photos: @Capitals It’s been thirteen months — 418 days specifically — since Washington Capitals fans were in Capital One Arena cheering on the boys. On Tuesday, it was Fans Opening Night as the arena was filled at 10% capacity (2,100 … Continue reading

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Capitals to Host Fans Opening Night in Partnership with MedStar Health on Tuesday, April 27

Graphic: Capitals The Washington Capitals will celebrate the return of fans to Capital One Arena for the remainder of the 2020-21 season with Fans Opening Night in partnership with MedStar Health on Tuesday, April 27 at 7 PM when the … Continue reading

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After Thirteen Months, Capital One Arena Opens Doors to Fans For Wednesday’s Wizards Game

Photos: washwizards/IG Excitement was in the air Wednesday night as Capital One Arena opened its doors to fans for the first time since March 10, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tonight’s NBA game between the Washington Wizards and Golden … Continue reading

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Teammates, Fans Send Best Wishes & Share Favorite Moments of Former Capitals Player Jakub Vrana

Photo: NHL.com Just after 3 PM on the Trade Deadline on Monday, the Washington Capitals dealt forwards Jakub Vrana and Richard Panik along with a 2021 first-round pick and a 2022 second-round pick for forward Anthony Mantha from the Detroit … Continue reading

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