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The Great Eight Effect: How Alex Ovechkin Has Defined Capitals Hockey For A Generation of Fans

Chase Petersen/Getty Images Four games short. That’s how many wins the Washington Capitals needed to capture the Stanley Cup in June of 1998, falling short in a series sweep of the repeating champion Detroit Red Wings. As the 20th Century … Continue reading

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A Field Trip For the Ages: Arlington Public Schools Attends Capitals Practice, Celebrate Alex Ovechkin’s Historic Season

Photo: Washington Capitals On Friday, school children from five elementary schools in Arlington, Virginia, attended the Washington Capitals’ practice at MedStar Capitals Iceplex to celebrate captain Alex Ovechkin’s historic season thus far.

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The Ovi Jr. Show: Sergei Ovechkin Laces ‘Em Up at Capitals Practice and Naturally Scores Some Goals, Practices Goal Celebrations

Photo: Washington Capitals As he took the ice, all eyes in MedStar Capitals Iceplex locked on him, and cheered as he put the puck in the net. Players and coaches alike watched as No. 8 skated around the ice, so … Continue reading

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Alex Ovechkin’s Son Sergei Helps Capital One Arena Crowd Honor His Father’s 800th Career Goal

Washington Capitals After a brief return to the road, on which Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin scored his 800th career goal to complete a hat trick against the Chicago Blackhawks on December 13, Capitals faithful finally got their chance … Continue reading

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Capitals Fans Vote For Top 12 Games To Look Forward To In 2022-23

With training camp for the 2022-23 NHL season starting in under two months and the regular-season shortly after, NoVa Caps asked fans which Washington Capitals games they are most looking forward to for the upcoming campaign.

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St. Louis Blues Fan Laila Anderson, Inspiration During Team’s 2019 Stanley Cup Run, Pumps Enterprise Center Crowd Up Ahead of Game 6

NHL In the 2019 Stanley Cup Final, the St. Louis Blues captured their first Stanley Cup in franchise history, defeating the Boston Bruins in seven games. Aside from the team’s run to the Cup, the biggest story surrounding the team … Continue reading

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“You Deserve A Longer Run and Parties in the Streets…Again”: Capitals Thank Fans After Season-Ending Loss to Panthers

John McCreary/NHLI via Getty Images The Washington Capitals’ 4-3 overtime loss to the Florida Panthers in Game 6 of their first round playoff series on Friday night ended the team’s season earlier than hoped, despite a heroic comeback effort by … Continue reading

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A Man of the People: Alex Ovechkin Indulges Rangers Fans From Press Box

Samantha Pell/Twitter While Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin was not on the ice for the team’s tilt against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden, The Great Eight still put on a show for the fans in attendance, having … Continue reading

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Join NoVa Caps’ Bracket Challenge For 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs

Photo: NHL.com Do you want a shot at going to a 2022-23 NHL Event worth $5,000? Well, here’s your chance. Join NoVa Caps’ NHL Bracket Challenge League for the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs. There are no limits on how many … Continue reading

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“If Anything Comes From This, I Hope More Fans Realize the Power Our Voices Have”: Local Hockey Fan Hopes Her Twist on An Iconic Image Can Help Expand the Reach of Hockey

Kaylin Markart/Metropolitan Riveters One reason professional sports, and hockey in particular, is such a beloved commodity among fans is the feeling of unity among fan bases, camaraderie through the good moments and bad, as well as the willingness of others … Continue reading

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