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District of Champions: D.C. Sports Teams Support and Cheer as Capitals Enter Playoffs Saturday

Photo: @Nationals The 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs are officially here and the Washington Capitals are chasing after Lord Stanley for the second time in three years. Local sports teams across the District have tweeted their support and good wishes to … Continue reading

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Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser Approves Nationals’ Proposal To Start Season At Nationals Park Without Fans

According to News 4’s Mark Segraves, Washington Mayor Muriel Bowser approved the MLB’s Washington Nationals proposal to start the season at Nationals Park without fans. Washington’s health director told the team that they could have fans in the stands later … Continue reading

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All Together: Local Sports Teams and Others Wish Washington Capitals Luck On Start of New Season

NHL The Washington Capitals are set to begin a pandemic-shortened 2020-21 season tonight against the Buffalo Sabres in New York, and with a set roster, lines seemingly in place, and enthusiasm to begin play once again, the team has been … Continue reading

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They Went 1-0: Recalling the Champion Nationals’ Epic Visit to Capital One Arena and Celebrations with the Capitals

Photo: Al Drago/AP We put a Curly W in the books on November 3, 2019, when the World Series Champion Washington Nationals visited and celebrated at Capital One Arena. In the Capitals’ final rewind of the “Best of Capitals Entertainment” … Continue reading

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Nationals’ Ryan Zimmerman, Joe Ross Opt Out Of 2020 MLB Season

Photo: Federal Baseball Washington Nationals pitcher Joe Ross and first baseman Ryan Zimmerman opted out of the 2020 MLB season, the team announced on Monday. Zimmerman made it clear on Twitter that he is not retiring.

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Capitals’ Alex Ovechkin Accepts “All In Challenge” for COVID-19 Relief; Auction Winner Receives Private On-Ice Lessons from His Office

Washington Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin accepts the “All In Challenge” by Fanatics, which encourages every athlete, sports team, celebrity, and artist to join the challenge to provide food for those in need during the Coronavirus pandemic. Ovechkin is auctioning off … Continue reading

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Capitals’ Nicklas Backstrom Donates $20,000 to Pros for Heroes, a COVID-19 Relief Fund Started by Nationals’ Ryan Zimmerman

Photo: Al Drago/AP Washington Nationals first baseman Ryan Zimmerman and his wife Heather started a fundraiser called Pros for Heroes COVID-19 Relief Fund, which gives meals and supplies to medical workers in Northern Virginia who are helping treat patients with … Continue reading

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“I’m A Huge D.C. Sports Fan, So It’s Fitting That I’m Making These Masks D.C.-Themed.”: How a Local Oncology Nurse is Helping to Protect Her Colleagues & Patients

Photo: Vanessa E. Last week, we brought you the story of two nurses, one a Washington Capitals fan and one a Philadelphia Flyers fan, making masks for D.C. first responders in response to the Coronavirus pandemic. I had the chance … Continue reading

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Voices of D.C. Sports: Local Broadcasters Help to Feed the City Through New Initiative

Photo: @WaltonCaps The Coronavirus pandemic forced all professional sports leagues to be put on hold or suspend their respective seasons. In the DMV, local sports broadcasters are coming together through the initiative, Voices of D.C. Sports: Helping to Feed the … Continue reading

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Samsonov Will Start On Thursday Against The Devils; Nationals’ Ryan Zimmerman Visits: News From Capitals’ Practice

The Washington Capitals held practice Wednesday morning ahead of their clash against the New Jersey Devils on Thursday (7:00 P.M. ET on NBC Sports Washington). Here is the latest from Medstar Capitals Iceplex.

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