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Looking Back At the Capital Centre: Local Non-Profit Putting Together Retrospective on Capitals’ First Arena

Photo: University of Maryland/University Libraries While Capital One Arena has served as the Washington Capitals’ home arena for nearly 30 years (opening as MCI Center in 1997), many fans who were around before then will recall the days of the … Continue reading

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NBC Sports Washington To Become Monumental Sports Network

Image: MSE Today, Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE) announced the official rebrand of its sports network, NBC Sports Washington, as Monumental Sports Network. The rebranding will take effect this September and will replace all instances of the NBC Sports Washington brand … Continue reading

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Silver Jubilee: Capitals Celebrate 25 Years At 7th And F Streets

25 years ago, the Washington Capitals and the Washington Wizards moved into the MCI Center, their new downtown home, located at the corner of 7th Street and F Street in Northwest DC.  Prior to that, both teams resided at the … Continue reading

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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 D.C. Grants Waiver For Increase Of Maximum Capacity At Capital One Arena To 25% Starting May 14

Photo: Washington City Paper D.C. Mayor Muriel Bower, D.C. Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency and D.C. Health granted approval to increase arena capacity from 10% percent (2,100) to 25% capacity, allowing approximately 5,000 fans at games – increasing to … Continue reading

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After Thirteen Months, Capital One Arena Opens Doors to Fans For Wednesday’s Wizards Game

Photos: washwizards/IG Excitement was in the air Wednesday night as Capital One Arena opened its doors to fans for the first time since March 10, 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Tonight’s NBA game between the Washington Wizards and Golden … 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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New Limited-Edition Capitals, Wizards, & Mystics Shirts Benefit COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Photo: MSE The Washington Capitals, Wizards, and Mystics unveiled new limited-edition T-shirt designs on Wednesday in conjunction with Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE) Foundation’s “Feeding the Frontlines” fund to provide meals to heroes in the medical community.

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MSE To Pay Part-Time Workers For Scheduled Capitals And Wizards Games Through April

Photo: Sportsvideo.org Monumental Sports and Entertainment announced on Thursday morning that their part-time employees will be paid for suspended games through April when the Washington Capitals and Wizards’ respective regular seasons were scheduled to end. They are also telling full-time … 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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