Tag Archives: Ted Leonsis

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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Ted Leonsis is Open to Playing More Games in Baltimore, Under One Condition

Photo: Toni L. Sandys/The Washington Post Ted Leonsis, owner of the NHL’s Washington Capitals, the NBA’s Washington Wizards, the WNBA’s Washington Mystics as well as Monumental Sports, recently said he was open to the idea of having the Capitals and Wizards … Continue reading

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What Does It Cost an Owner For An NHL Goal?

Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images Now that we’ve officially entered into the Capitals bye-week, we have a little time to look at some of the less important aspects of the Capitals 2016-2017 season. We start with a look at one … Continue reading

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