Tag: Washington Capitals

Capital One Arena getting Devils Backbone lounge, ‘gravity-defying SkyRing display’

 WASHINGTON — Monumental Sports & Entertainment, which completed a $40 million renovation of Capital One Arena last summer, is investing another $15 million to make the arena more of a digital experience, including the largest center-hung scoreboard in an indoor arena. Concessions will get another upgrade. Phase II renovations will start this summer and […]

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Fort Dupont Ice Arena’s future rests with DC Council, Mayor

WASHINGTON — D.C. has invested heavily in sports facilities in recent years, from the completion of Audi Field and the Entertainment & Sports Arena to the first stages of RFK’s redevelopment coming online this spring and discussions of a new NFL Stadium. But one project has stalled out — and its future depends on the outcome of […]

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Caps lose against Trotz-led Islanders in 2-0 shutout

This article was written by WTOP’s news partner, NBC Sports Washington. Sign up for NBC Sports Washington’s free email subscription today. Former Capitals head coach Barry Trotz led the New York Islanders to a 2-0 shutout victory over the Capitals after two scoreless periods gave way to a decisive third. This is the fourth straight loss for the […]

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Capitals face off against former coach Barry Trotz, Islanders

This article was written by WTOP’s news partner, NBC Sports Washington. Sign up for NBC Sports Washington’s free email subscription today. The Washington Capitals are welcoming Barry Trotz and the Islanders to town for the first time since Trotz celebrated the Capitals’ first-ever Stanley Cup Championship with the team. Trotz’s return will be commemorated by a video tribute […]

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Caps’ Todd Reirden named among head coaches for NHL All-Star Game

WASHINGTON — Washington Capitals’ Head Coach Todd Reirden will coach the Metropolitan Divisions team for the NHL All-Star Game Jan. 26 in San Jose, California, the National Hockey League announced Saturday. Reirden, in his first season at the helm for the Capitals, will be joined by Tampa Bay’s Jon Cooper of the Atlantic Division, the […]

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Caps take a break from the ice to bring smiles to sick children

WASHINGTON — At one table, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Braden Holtby are entertaining some children with games of Tick-Tack-Toe. At a another, Pheonix Copley and Jonas Siegenthaler are channeling their inner artist to help other kids build a gingerbread house. As they play and build, smiles abound. The children at Georgetown University Hospital are getting a […]

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WATCH: Caps take a break from ice to bring smiles to sick children

WASHINGTON — At one table, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Braden Holtby are entertaining some children with games of Tick-Tack-Toe. At a another, Pheonix Copley and Jonas Siegenthaler are channeling their inner artist to help other kids build a gingerbread house. As they play and build, smiles abound. The children at Georgetown University Hospital are getting a […]

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PHOTOS: Washington Capitals’ visit at DC school came with some surprises

WASHINGTON — A number of surprises marked the Washington Capitals’ visit to a Southeast D.C. elementary school Tuesday. At an assembly announcing gifts for Hendley Elementary School, students learned from Caps players Nicklas Backstrom and Braden Holtby that when they were in school, their favorite subject was math. The Caps’ Tom Wilson told the kids that […]

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Caps’ home opener: Red carpet event, outdoor viewing party among festivities

WASHINGTON — The Caps are poised to start their 2018-2019 season, which means it’s time to raise the Stanley Cup Champions banner at Capital One Arena. And even those who can’t get inside to see the history firsthand Wednesday night will still be able to celebrate outside during an outdoor viewing party at G and […]

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Major upgrades inside Capital One Arena are almost finished

WASHINGTON — A $40 million renovation of Capital One Arena has been underway for months, and the vast majority of the improvements will be finished in time for the Washington Capitals’ home opener next month. “We’ve actually put a lot of money into the building over the years. (But this is) the first complete face-lift […]

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Washington Capitals re-sign forward Tom Wilson

WASHINGTON — Washington Capitals forward Tom Wilson is staying in D.C. The team tweeted that Wilson has been re-signed to a six-year contract with an average annual value of $5.17 million. NEWS | Capitals re-sign forward Tom Wilson to a six-year contract worth an average annual value of $5.17 millionhttps://t.co/8DVbI8QV1i — Washington Capitals (@Capitals) July […]

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Will Barry Trotz Return To Capitals After Cup Winning Run?

By Steve Silverman Barry Trotz is currently a free agent. He is living in the euphoria of having led the Washington Capitals to their first Stanley Cup, and he clearly did a brilliant job of leading the Caps through four rounds of the postseason, beating the Blue Jackets, Penguins, Lightning and Golden Knights in the […]

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The Washington Capitals Win Their First Stanley Cup

The team’s captain and longest-tenured player, Ovechkin, 32, endured more disappointment than anyone else on the Capitals. He has spent all 13 seasons of his transcendent career with the team, who drafted him first over all in 2004. George McPhee — the general manager who selected Ovechkin and constructed Washington’s spine, from Nicklas Backstrom to […]

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