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Update: Dasher Boards, Benches, and Fencing Installed In Capitals’ Legacy Project Rink in Fredericskburg, Virginia

Photo: FredericksburgHockey Over the last several months, NoVa Caps has been providing updates on the progress of construction to a outdoor, roller hockey rink being built in the city of Fredericksburg, Virginia in partnership between the Capitals and their Legacy Project initiative … Continue reading

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Crossing Continents and Growing the Game: What Alex Ovechkin’s Visit to China Means for the Reach of Hockey

Photo: @Capitals Alex Ovechkin is one of the National Hockey League’s and hockey’s most recognizable and popular faces. The surefire future Hall of Famer has compiled numerous accolades throughout his career, with his 2018 Stanley Cup the cherry on top. … Continue reading

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Update on Capitals’ Legacy Project Rink in Fredericksburg, Virginia: Dasher Boards Added, Opening Aimed For Fall Time Slot

Photo: FredericksburgHockey Over the last several months, NoVa Caps has been providing updates on the progress of construction to a outdoor, roller hockey rink being built in the city of Fredericksburg, Virginia in partnership between the Capitals and their Legacy … Continue reading

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#BowieGotIce: City of Bowie to Get New Ice Arena After Strong Support From Community and Vote By City Council

Photo: Bowie ISI Team A few weeks ago, NoVa Caps shared the story of the Bowie Ice Arena, which was under threat of being closed if the arena did not receive enough support for the approval of a new, two-sheet … Continue reading

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Construction Begins On Roller Rink in Fredericksburg, Virginia; Part of Capitals’ Legacy Project Initiative

Photo: Fredericksburg Hockey Last year, NoVa Caps shared news of a planned roller hockey rink to be built in Fredericksburg, Virginia that would be funded partly by the Capitals as part of their Legacy Project, which focuses on growing the … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Pending Free Agent Defenseman Brooks Orpik Helps Fans Tidy Fort DuPont Ice Arena

Photo: Monumental Sports and Entertainment After conducting their exit interviews following their first round playoff exit in April, many of the Capitals’ players and staff have returned home or are enjoying vacation away from the hustle and bustle of the … Continue reading

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Can’t Keep A Hockey Kid Down: Boy With Cerebral Palsy Lives His Dream to Play Hockey With Support Of His Family, Community, and Some Inspiration From the Capitals

Photos: Meghann Roper What makes hockey such a unique and special sport is that it can be played by everyone and it’s family atmosphere makes it appealing to people all over the United States, Canada, and other parts of the … Continue reading

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Craig Laughlin and Family Announce Founding of The Laughlin Family Foundation, Dedicated to Research and Advancement of Rare Cancers

Photo: NHL Shortly before the Capitals won the franchise’s first-ever Stanley Cup, Capitals Television color analyst and former player Craig Laughlin and his family were hit with the news that Craig’s wife of 37 years, Linda, had been diagnosed with … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals To Open Roller Hockey Rink In Fredericksburg, Virginia in 2019

Photo: Free Lance Star The Washington Capitals, their players, coaches, and other members of the organization have always been known off the ice for their exceptional work in the communities surrounding D.C.. The team has worked with dozens of cities … Continue reading

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Town in Loudoun County Closing in on Changing its Name to “Capitalsville”

Photo: The Eisen Group One town in Northern Virginia is now looking to change its name to celebrate the Washington Capitals run to the Stanley Cup Finals. Lovettsville, a population of around 2,000, located in Loudoun County, Virginia, is looking to … Continue reading

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