Category Archives: History

Celebrating 80 Years of Hockey Tradition (Video)

In 1932, Milton S. Hershey had a grand vision and established the Hershey Hockey Club, starting what would become a rich and storied hockey tradition. Originally the Hershey B’ars, they competed in the Tri-State Hockey League and the Eastern Amateur … Continue reading

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History Behind A Number: No. 8

Photo: USA Today Throughout the Capitals’ 42 years in existence, they’ve issued a total of 87 different jersey numbers to the hundreds of players that have suited up in the District. In NoVa Caps’ feature, History Behind A Number, NoVa … Continue reading

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Third Round and Beyond: Past Heroes Who Helped the Washington Capitals Advance in the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Photo: NHL Given that the Capitals have advanced past the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs just twice in their 42 years of existence, the players who have helped them advance that far have a special place in the hearts … Continue reading

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History Behind A Number: No. 20

Photo: Rob Carr/Getty Images Throughout the Capitals’ 42 years in existence, they’ve issued a total of 87 different jersey numbers to the hundreds of players that have suited up in the District. In NoVa Caps’ feature, History Behind A Number, … Continue reading

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History Behind A Number: No. 44

Photo: Sports Illustrated Throughout the Capitals’ 42 years in existence, they’ve issued a total of 87 different jersey numbers to the hundreds of players that have suited up in the District. In NoVa Caps’ brand new feature, History Behind A … Continue reading

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Seventh Heaven: A Review of Game 7’s in Capitals History

Len Redkoles/Getty Images North America With the Capitals set to host the Pittsburgh Penguins tomorrow night in what promises to be an unforgettable Game 7, the 15th in the 42-year history of the franchise, NoVa Caps is looking back at … Continue reading

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The Capitals Can Rewrite History…… or Repeat it

Can the Washington Capitals rewrite history in Game 6? 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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History Behind A Number: No. 9

Photo: NHL Throughout the Capitals’ 42 years in existence, they’ve issued a total of 87 different jersey numbers to the hundreds of players that have suited up in the District. In NoVa Caps’ brand new feature, History Behind A Number, … Continue reading

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University of Maryland to Host Capital Centre Family Reunion

Washington Post The Capital Centre was the first-ever home of the Washington Capitals and was constructed in 1972 under former Capitals Owner Abe Pollin, who owned the team from its inception in 1974 to 1999, when he sold the team … Continue reading

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