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Reverse Retro Rush: Capitals Fans Flock to Purchase Reverse Retro Gear On Day of Release

NHL After much anticipation following the initial reveal and first in-game look, fans of the Washington Capitals are now able to purchase the 2022-23 Reverse Retro jersey and other gear, with products both in-person and online becoming available at 9:00 … Continue reading

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“I’m Excited For This New Chapter, New Adventure, Can’t Wait to Start It Tomorrow”: Darcy Kuemper Speaks Ahead of His Capitals Debut

Screenshot: Capitals The Capitals will have a number of new faces taking the ice on Opening Night on October 12, as their 2022-23 regular season kicks off against the Boston Bruins. Among them will be goaltender Darcy Kuemper, who enters … Continue reading

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This Old House? A Look At The Aging Of NHL Arenas

Are the Washington Capitals in need of a new home? Not a new city, but a new building? Not surprisingly, answering that question is extremely complex and multifaceted, as the pertinent factors in determining the appropriate service life of an … Continue reading

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Oh No Captain, My Captain: Alex Ovechkin Leaves Game Against Toronto Maple Leafs With Upper-Body Injury

With the 2021-22 NHL regular season nearing an end, the Washington Capitals will soon be looking forward to the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs. However, the collective beats of the Capital One Arena faithful skipped a beat in the third period … Continue reading

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Apples For N1Ky: Nicklas Backstrom Scores On Night He Is Honored For Reaching 1,000 Points

On the night the Washington Capitals honored alternate captain and franchise cornerstone Nicklas Backstrom for reaching 1,000 career points, the team’s 2006 first-round pick scored, resulting in one of the most memorable nights at Capital One Arena.

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MSE Announces Capital One Arena Will Require Spectators To Have At Least One Dose Of COVID-19 Vaccine

Photo: MSE MSE continues to monitor the latest regarding the COVID-19 virus and variants and remains in close contact with local and federal health officials. Fans are encouraged to visit monumentalsports.com and follow MSE on social media for any updated … Continue reading

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Monumental Sports Reinstates Mask Mandate At Capital One Arena

Monumental Sports and Entertainment announced on Monday that Capital One Arena will reinstate their mask mandate just under a month after removing it.

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Capitals Announce COVID-19 Protocols At Capital One Arena Prior To Sunday’s Preseason Opener

Photo: SBC Americas Prior to their exhibition opener against the Boston Bruins at Capital One Arena on Sunday (5 PM ET, NBC Sports Washington locally, NHL Network nationally), the Washington Capitals sent an email to season ticket holders regarding COVID-19 … Continue reading

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Sportsbook Officially Opens Inside Capital One Arena

Screencap: Darren Rovell The box office at Capital One Arena was originally transformed into a sportsbook at the end of last July. The temporary facility was implemented to provide a temporary sportsbook until construction on a permanent facility inside Capital One … Continue reading

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Washington D.C. Grants Waiver For Increase Of Maximum Capacity At Capital One Arena To 25% Starting May 14

Photo: Washington City Paper D.C. Mayor Muriel Bower, D.C. Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency and D.C. Health granted approval to increase arena capacity from 10% percent (2,100) to 25% capacity, allowing approximately 5,000 fans at games – increasing to … Continue reading

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