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Good Things Come to Those in Enemy Territory: Brendan Leipsic Gives Stick to Young Capitals Fan Before Game Against Flyers

NBC Sports Washington One of the best things about hockey is the relationship built between fan bases and the players on their respective favorite teams. The Capitals often have a good fan presence in the home buildings of opposing teams, … Continue reading

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#LueyStrongForever: Capitals Fan Alex Luey Passes Away

NHL Over the last three seasons, the term #LueyStrong has become synonymous whenever the Capitals have visited the Toronto Maple Leafs in Toronto, as Capitals and Alex Ovechkin superfan Alex Luey, a 15-year old who has battled cancer over the … Continue reading

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Welcome Back Beags! Jay Beagle Returns to MedStar Capitals IcePlex As Member of Vancouver Canucks, Receives Warm Welcome From Capitals Fans

Photo: Brendan Batchelor (@batchhockey) When the Washington Capitals captured their first Stanley Cup championship in 2018, a big reason for their victory was the effort by every player on the roster, including their bottom-six forward group. At the time, their … Continue reading

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The ‘Burg Is In Business: Washington Capitals, City of Fredericksburg, Virginia Officially Open New Outdoor Rink

Michael Fleetwood/NoVa Caps After over a year of planning, construction, and decision-making, the City of Fredericksburg, Virginia and the Washington Capitals officially cut the ribbon on the new outdoor roller and street hockey rink that is part of the Capitals’ … Continue reading

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Alex Luey, Capitals fan Battling Cancer For the Second Time, Joins Capitals at Scotiabank Arena, Reunites With Alex Ovechkin

Photo: Christine Simpson Over the years, there have been some stories in hockey and the NHL that prove to be far more important than just the game itself, and when it comes to Capitals fan Alex Luey, a cancer survivor … Continue reading

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Capitals, Monumental Sports Network Hold “Brews + Bites” Event At MedStar Capitals Iceplex

Photo: Monumental Sports While MedStar Capitals IcePlex is all business by day during training camp, with the 2019-20 season right around the corner, it was abuzz with high spirits Friday evening, as the Capitals and Monumental Sports Network hosted fans … Continue reading

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Ovi-shop: NHL Asks Fans to “Send” Alex Ovechkin Anywhere in the World After The Great Eight’s Trip to China

Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin recently spent several days in China as an ambassador to an NHL initiative to raise awareness and support for hockey and the league in China. Among the many stops The Great Eight made was the iconic … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Lars Eller Holds “Hockey Stars ’19” Charity Tournament in Rødovre, Denmark

A year and one day after bringing the Stanley Cup to Denmark for the first time ever, Washington Capitals center Lars Eller held a “Hockey Stars ’19” tournament at Rødovre Centrum Arena, his youth rink and home of the Rødovre … 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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A Look At Changes In NHL Fan Attendance During 2018-19 Season – Capitals Barely Change From 2017-18

Photo: The Denver Post NHLToSeattle.com released the league’s attendance report for the 2018-19 season on Tuesday morning. Attendance around the league decreased by just .2% but that is better compared to other professional leagues around North America. The NFL saw a … Continue reading

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