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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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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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