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Smokin’ Al Koken: A Look At Al Koken’s Illustrious Broadcasting Career With the Capitals

Photo: Washington Capitals Al Koken is a name that is synonymous with Washington Capitals hockey, and for good reason. For more than 30 seasons, “Smokin Al” has helped bring the experience of Capitals television broadcasts into fans’ living rooms. From … Continue reading

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Monumental Sports and Entertainment Introduces New Capital One Arena Upgrades

Photo: Monumental Sports Network On Wednesday morning, Monumental Sports and Entertainment released details for an upgraded in-game experience for the 2018-19 Washington Capitals and Washington Wizards games. 

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Joe Beninati Wins 12th Capital Emmy Award as Capitals’ Play-by-Play Announcer

Unless one is new to Capitals hockey, every Capitals fan who has watched a game broadcast on television will know and have had the pleasure of listening to the broadcasting duo of Capitals TV play-by-play announcer Joe Beninati and color … Continue reading

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Knights-Capitals TV Ratings for the Historic Game 1 of Stanley Cup Finals

Photo: NHL via Getty Images In October, the odds of the Las Vegas Golden Knights winning the Stanley Cup were 500 to 1. The Washington Capitals haven’t made it to the Stanley Cup Finals since 1998. This combination of teams … Continue reading

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Capitals TV Play-by-Play Announcer Joe Beninati Named D.C. Sportscaster of the Year

Photo: NBC Sports Washington Every Capitals fan has likely heard the spectacular and captivating play-by-play commentary of NBC Sports Washington broadcaster Joe Beninati, who along with color analyst Craig Laughlin, has been calling Capitals’ TV broadcasts for nearly 25 years. … Continue reading

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Barry Trotz: “I Think it Would Be Criminal if John Carlson is Not in the All Star Game”

Barry Trotz was a guest on 106.7 The Fan’s Sports Junkies on Wednesday morning. Fresh off a win over the Canucks the night before, Trotz talked about Philipp Grubauer’s performance against Vancouver, Devante Smith-Pelly sticking up for Brooks Orpik, whether … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why Capitals Fans Should be Thankful

Photo: Washington Capitals In honor of Thanksgiving day, there are several things Capitals fans should be thankful for. Here are 10: 

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Capitals Give Players, Fans Red Carpet Treatment Ahead of Home Opener

For the third consecutive year, the Capitals held their annual Rock the Red Carpet before their home opener against the Montreal Canadiens.  A couple hundred of fans showed up hours early to get autographs and see their team before the … Continue reading

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