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Retro Recap – All-Star Game At The Capital Centre – February 9, 1982

On February 9, 1982, the NHL All-Star game came to the Capital Centre in Landover, Maryland. It marked the first and only time that the All-Star game took place in the Washington DC area.

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Fight Night in Landover: Retro Recap – New York Rangers @ Washington Capitals – October 13, 1989

Photo: NHL The Washington Capitals and New York Rangers have been rival clubs for the majority of the Capitals’ time in the National Hockey League. Over the nearly 47 seasons the Capitals have been in the league, the two Eastern … Continue reading

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Looking Back at the Capitals’ Last Game in Maryland

Photo: Getty Images 20 years and five months have passed since the Capitals last game at the U.S. Airways Arena/Capital Centre in Landover, Maryland. Since that time, the Capitals have been playing at MCI/Verizon/Capital One Arena at the corner of … Continue reading

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Mr. (Team) President: Dick Patrick’s Dedication to the Capitals Has Been A Key to Their Success

Photo: Justin K. Aller/Getty Images In their 43 years of existence the Capitals have been a relatively stable team when it comes to front office personnel and team operations. They’ve had just two owners (Abe Pollin from 1974-99 and Ted Leonsis … Continue reading

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Reader’s Poll: Which is the Best Capitals Uniform of All-Time?

Photo: The NHL The Capitals have been known to wear some of the freshest uniforms in the NHL. We wanted to ask our readers, which uniform is the best of all time? Please vote at the end of the article. 

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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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A Look Back at the Only NHL All Star Game Washington has Hosted

Photo: @TedStarkey via Getty Images 35 years ago today, the Capitals hosted the NHL All Star Game at the old Capital Centre in Landover, Maryland. At the time, this was the 34th NHL All Star Game. 

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The Capital Centre: Remembering the Caps’ First Home

The day the Capitals moved to the Verizon Center (then known as the MCI Center) on December 2, 1997, was a day many longtime fans of the franchise found difficult to fathom. The team’s longtime home, the Capital Centre, had … Continue reading

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