Tag Archives: Fans

Who Now, If At All? A Rooting Case For and Against The Remaining Teams in the Stanley Cup Playoffs

Photo: Steve Babineau/NHL via Getty Images With the Washington Capitals eliminated from the 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs, their fan base has a decision to make: Should they “forget” about hockey until the Draft, or should they choose to root for … Continue reading

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A Message From Our Favorite Capitals Fan In Finland (Video)

As Game 1 of the First Round Series between the Washington Capitals and Carolina Hurricanes kicks off the Capitals’ Stanley Cup Playoff run on Thursday night, the Capitals’ biggest European fan sent NoVa Caps a video about how hockey gathers … Continue reading

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Nova Caps Mailbag: Your Questions About Tampa Bay, The Slingshot Formation, and Brooks Orpik’s Stickwork

In the midst of a busy stretch of games, including some so-called measuring stick contests, we dipped into the old NoVa Caps mailbag to answer your questions.

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The Tom Wilson Effect: How One Player Lives in the Minds of His Opponents

Photo: Joe Sargent/NHLI Via Getty Images Capitals right wing Tom Wilson is a lot of things to the Capitals as a player: a hard worker, fantastic teammate, physical presence, defensive commodity, and offensive weapon. But to other teams, their players, … Continue reading

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In Enemy Territory – A Road Review Of PPG Paints Arena

Photo: Sports & Exhibition Authority After visiting Xcel Energy Center in St. Paul and United Center in Chicago for Washington Capitals games last year, I had so much fun that I knew I wanted to do a road trip with … Continue reading

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13th Annual Northern Virginia Game-Worn Jersey Expo Set For March 16

Photo: Sunny Sohi Every season for the past 12 years, hockey fans and jersey collectors have attended the annual Northern Virginia Game-worn Jersey Expo, which is a showcase for jersey collectors, companies, and others to show off their game-worn jerseys, … Continue reading

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Capitals Hold VIP Season Ticket Holder Party at MGM Resort in National Harbor

Photo: @Capitals A night after scoring seven unanswered goals in a 7-2 drubbing of the Ottawa Senators, the Washington Capitals hosted their annual VIP season ticket holder party at the MGM National Harbor’s ballroom for the second consecutive year on … Continue reading

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All Present!: A Look At Where the Capitals Stand in Fan Attendance

Photo by Harry How/Getty Images In any major league sport, fans are what drives revenue for the individual league and each individual team. While it may not be the most popular of the four major North American sports leagues, the … Continue reading

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Lars Eller Answers How He Got Nicknamed “The Tiger” And More Questions From Capitals Fans On Reddit

Photo: Fanatics Washington Capitals center Lars Eller, one of the team’s unsung heroes in the team’s run to the Stanley Cup last season, took questions from Capitals’ fans on Reddit as part of Fanatics’ “Ask Me Anything (AMA) series” when he … Continue reading

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Barry Trotz Shows Gratitude To A Capitals Fan

Photo: NBC Sports Washington When New York Islanders head coach Barry Trotz entered the visiting tunnel prior to their game with the Washington Capitals on Friday evening for the first time after winning the Stanley Cup with the Capitals, I wanted … Continue reading

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