Tag Archives: Verizon Center

What’s the Fouss? A Closer Look at the Niskanen-Crosby Hit, and the Shameful Outcry of Reporters

A closer look at the Matt Niskanen-Sidney Crosby collision and the Pittsburgh media Continue reading

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Caps Fan Tosses Beer at Sidney Crosby

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images Frustrations and tempers began to boil over Thursday night following two quick goals by the Penguins Sidney Crosby, all in a span of 52 seconds. The maddening minute of hockey even caused one … Continue reading

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Do You Dare Ride the Metro to Games at Verizon Center?

Photo: @EmilyFox5DC  With the second game of Round 1 of the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs on our agenda for the night of April 15, 2017, we attended the game at Verizon Center. 

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Fan Behavior II – The Caps need YOU.

 I’ll say it outright.  During Caps games, the Verizon center is way too quiet.  Not to knock the fans, because we are some of the best in the NHL, but my goodness, soft-spoken much? (Part I here).

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“Black Friday” Caps Games are the Best!

Photo: Washington Capitals The Washington Capitals have had a long-standing tradition of hosting games on the night before Thanksgiving, as they did this last Wednesday. Another, newer tradition of hosting a game at 5:00 PM on “Black Friday” is also … Continue reading

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“Good Evening Caps Fans! Welcome to Etihad Arena” …Wait, What?

Photo: Jonathan Hopwood As many may already know, the “Verizon Center” naming rights agreement is coming to an end. What originated in 1997, then under the name ” MCI Center”, and ultimately migrating to “Verizon Center” in 2006, will expire in 2018. … Continue reading

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2016 World Cup of Hockey Bridges the Gap to October: A Primer

Take heart hockey fans. While the regular season is still two months away, the mother ship, AKA the NHL, in conjunction with the NHLPA and the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF), is benevolently bringing us a pre-season hockey fix with … Continue reading

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A summary of the Capitals “Select a Seat” Event, held last night. By Robert Kruck

The Capitals 2014-2015 was my first season as a full season ticket holder as the previous 5 years I had been a 10 game partial plan holder.  I was pretty lucky to come in my first year with seats in … Continue reading

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