Washington Capitals

November 20, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Dewey Local Park Gets Makeover Featuring New Street Hockey Rink

Dewey Local Park in Silver Spring has gotten a makeover for the first time since 1990. The renovations are part of Montgomery Parks’ “refresher program.” The refresher has brought several new features to the park, including an outdoor gym, a playground, picnic area, a dog park area, a “tyke track,” and a $140,000 street hockey […]

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October 12, 2020 | Brendan Hartlove

Washington Capitals Open New Street Hockey Rink in Kensington

The Washington Capitals have teamed up with Montgomery Parks to open a new street hockey rink at Dewey Local Park as part of the recently completed major renovations. “The Washington Capitals are excited to partner with Montgomery Parks to help include a street hockey (and futsal court) as part of this renovation,” said Peter Robinson, […]

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July 14, 2020 | Emma Shuster

MedStar Sports Medicine To Perform Free Pre-Participation Sport Physicals

On Thursday, July 30, MedStar Sports Medicine will be conducting free pre-participation sport physicals at Medstar Montgomery Medical Center in Olney. The physicals will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. All examinations will be administered by the staff of MedStar Sports Medicine. All exams include: height and weight, vision, blood pressure and pulse, general […]

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February 19, 2020 | Deirdre Byrne

Caps Star Carlson Greets Fans at Olney Giant

Washington Capitals star defenseman John Carlson visited fans at the Giant Food in Olney on Wednesday to sign autographs and take photos. Carlson, 30, is a native of Natick, Mass. but lives in Montgomery County. He’s in his 11th season with the Caps, and is in the midst of a career year with 70 points […]

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September 24, 2019 | Staff Writer

Capitals Name Olympian, Rockville Native Skarupa as Hockey Ambassador

The Washington Capitals named Wootton High School graduate Haley Skarupa as their new hockey ambassador this week. Skarupa, a Rockville native who helped the U.S. women’s national hockey team win a gold medal at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games, will assist the Capitals in developing and engaging with the youth hockey communities across the […]

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April 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Caps Street Hockey Equipment Debuts at College Gardens Elementary

College Gardens Elementary School is the first Montgomery County public school to test out the new Washington Capitals street hockey gear. MCPS announced Monday morning that they’re partnering with the Washington Capitals to introduce street hockey to more students. All public elementary and middle schools in Montgomery County will soon have street hockey equipment — […]

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April 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

MCPS Announces New Partnership with Washington Capitals

Montgomery County Public Schools is officially #ALLCAPS! The Washington Capitals are donating street hockey equipment to all MCPS middle and elementary schools. The equipment — which includes hockey sticks, balls, nets, and pucks — is all branded with the Capitals’ popular logo. View this post on Instagram Montgomery County Public Schools’ Superintendent Jack Smith was […]

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April 11, 2019 | Staff Writer

Caps Begin Quest to Defend the Cup

Alex Ovechkin and his teammates will begin their defense of the Stanley Cup tonight against the Carolina Hurricanes at Capital One Arena. Games one and two of the best-of-seven NHL playoff series will be at home followed by games three and four at Carolina. If the series goes beyond four games, they would play in […]

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June 8, 2018 | Mitti Hicks

Celebrate the Stanley Cup with the Capitals During Parade on June 12

The Washington Capitals made history Thursday night during the National Hockey League’s Stanley Cup Finals. For the first time in the franchise’s history, the Capitals won a Stanley Cup after beating the Vegas Golden Knights 4-1. Fans can celebrate with the Capitals during a parade scheduled for Tuesday, June 12, according to the team’s website. […]

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June 7, 2018 | Staff Writer

Metro to Stay Open Late for Washington Capitals Game 5

Metro trains will run a whole hour later to accommodate fans returning from the Capitals Game 5 watch party at the Capital One Arena on Thursday.  Monumental Sports will cover the $100 thousand needed to keep the 234-mile, 91-station train system open. The Capitals will take on the Vegas Golden Knights at 8 p.m. in […]

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