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Unleash the Furry! Smithsonian National Zoo Selling Limited Panda-themed Hockey Merchandise to Support Capitals As they Enter the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs

With the start of the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs fast approaching, the entire Washington Capitals fanbase is gearing up for what will hopefully be a long postseason run. On Friday, the Smithsonian National Zoo announced the release of panda-themed hockey … Continue reading

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Join NoVa Caps’ NHL Bracket Challenge League For 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Photo: NHL.com Do you want a shot at going to a 2022 NHL Event worth $5,000,000? Well, here’s your chance. Join NoVa Caps’ NHL Bracket Challenge League. There are no limits on how many people can join, but you must … Continue reading

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COVID Restrictions Impact Home Ice Advantage

Photo: @thebbtcenter While every NHL team in the United States now has fans in the stands, they vary in capacity levels due to local COVID-19 restrictions. With the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs starting on Saturday, the disparity in crowd sizes … Continue reading

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A New Kind of Goalie Helmet: Braden Holtby Fan Puts New Spin on “Goaltending Helmet”

Photo: Ashley Cappetta When one thinks of NHL hockey fans in the state of Pennsylvania, people donning the apparel of the Pittsburgh Penguins and Philadelphia Flyers likely come to mind. However, there are always exceptions to the rule, and one … Continue reading

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Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser Approves Nationals’ Proposal To Start Season At Nationals Park Without Fans

According to News 4’s Mark Segraves, Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser approved the MLB’s Washington Nationals proposal to start the season at Nationals Park without fans. Washington’s health director told the team that they could have fans in the stands later … Continue reading

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Governor Andrew Cuomo Permits Three New York Teams To Allow Fans At Limited Capacity Starting February 23

Photo: Photo: Mike Lawrence New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced on Wednesday that pro sports teams can allow 10% capacity beginning on Tuesday, February 23. Fans will need to receive a negative PCR test within 72 hours of any game … Continue reading

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NHL Arenas Allowing Fans During 2020-21 Season

Photo: TD Garden After a few NHL teams started this season with fans, more are starting to open their doors again as COVID-19 cases decline across the United States and more vaccinations are given out. NoVa Caps provides a list … Continue reading

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10 Years After: A Fan’s Memory of the 2011 Winter Classic

Photo: Diane Doyle On July 27, 2010, the NHL announced that the Pittsburgh Penguins would host the 2011 Bridgestone Winter Classic at Heinz Field, the home stadium of the NFL’s Pittsburgh Steelers, and that their opponent would be the Washington … Continue reading

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Join NoVa Caps’ NHL Bracket Challenge League For 2020 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Do you want a shot at $1,000,000 or a $1,000 (USD) gift code to NHL Shop every year for the next 10 years? Well, here’s your chance. Join NoVa Caps’ NHL Bracket Challenge League (link to join: here).

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#PlaybyPlayofAnything: Sports Play-by-Play Announcers Keep Busy During Coronavirus Pandemic

Getty Images With the onset of the coronavirus cancelling, pausing, or suspending various sports leagues’ seasons and events in the last several weeks, the impact goes beyond just teams, players, and personnel. The broadcasting crews that cover these leagues have … Continue reading

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