Tag Archives: Ted Leonsis

Capitals to Honor Ovechkin with Pre-game Ceremony Prior to Friday’s Game

The Capitals will hold a pre-game ceremony this Friday, March 16, before they faceoff against the New York Islanders, to honor Alex Ovechkin and his 600 goals. Capitals owner Ted Leonsis and president Dick Patrick will join Ovechkin’s wife Nastya Ovechkina, … Continue reading

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If There’s One Man Who Can Bring the NHL All-Star Game to Washington, it’s Ted Leonsis

Photo: Getty Images With the recent announcement that the San Jose Sharks will be the hosts of the 2019 NHL All-Star Game, and the conclusion of a memorable weekend in Tampa Bay, the thought among some Capitals fans (certainly myself) … Continue reading

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Despite the Capitals’ Playoff Futility, Alex Ovechkin’s Mega-Contract Was and Is Not A Wasted Investment

Aftwr the Capitals turned the corner and their misfortunes around during the 2007-08 season after a long, arduous rebuild, team owner Ted Leonsis signed the undisputed face of the franchise, young superstar Alex Ovechkin, to a record 13-year, $124 million … Continue reading

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Washington Capitals Evening News Links – Monday, 9/11/17

Previews for Ovechkin and Kuznetsov, remembering Caps family and 9/11, Nisky Business, a wedding in the family, a word from the dog pound and more in tonight’s links: 

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NHL Arena Trends: Down-sizing or Right-sizing?

After years of “bigger is better” sports facility planning and design, trends are now pointing towards smaller venues. In response to the trend, facility owners are removing seats in existing arenas and replacing them with space for a wide array … Continue reading

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With New Building Name and Renovations, Ted Leonsis is Changing the Game

Photo: Adam Jeffery/CNBC Technology and the world around us is changing and evolving and the most successful sports owner in the DMV area is embracing these changes. Even though the newly named Capital One Arena will still be the same building that was … Continue reading

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Report: Verizon Center to Become Capital One Center

Photo: Monumental Sports and Entertainment Capitals fans, soon enough we can call our home the Capital Centre again. Well, sort of. According to Domain Name Wire, the Verizon Center could be renamed the Capital One Center. 

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Are Big Changes Necessary for the Capitals or Should they Try and Stay the Course?

Bruce Bennett/Getty Images  So here we go again, another disappointing start to the summer. The Capitals were eliminated in the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs once again by their rivals, the Pittsburgh Penguins. It’s a stinging feeling that never goes … Continue reading

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What’s the Fouss? The NHL Is Not Going to the Next Olympics… Now What?

Is there still a glimmer of hope for the NHL to go to the PyeongChang Olympics? Continue reading

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If You Attended the Game Last Night in Minnesota, Ted’s Got Your Back

Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports For those of you fortunate fans that got to witness Alex Ovechkin’s hattrick last night in Minnesota, owner Ted Leonsis is ready to help you out. 

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