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Garnet Hathaway Participates in KABOOM! Playground Design Day

The Bladensburg Community Center will be getting a brand new playground this fall

by Washington Capitals @capitals / WashCaps.com

ARLINGTON, VA - Washington Capitals player Garnet Hathaway visited the Bladensburg Community Center on July 21 to participate in a playground design session with children from the surrounding community. 

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Caps Pick Six on Saturday in 2021 NHL Draft

Caps draft class of 2021 includes a quartet of defensemen, a center and a goaltender

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / washingtoncaps.com

A year after they made five picks without selecting any defensemen in the 2020 NHL Draft, the Caps went for blueliners with each of their first three choices - and four of six overall - in the 2021 NHL Draft this weekend.

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Capitals Make Six Selections on Second Day of 2021 NHL Draft

The Caps selected Vincent Iorio, Brent Johnson, Joaquim Lemay, Haakon Hanelt, Dru Krebs, and Chase Clark

by Washington Capitals @capitals / WashCaps.com

ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals selected defenseman Vincent Iorio (55th overall), defenseman Brent Johnson (80th overall), defenseman Joaquim Lemay (119th overall), center Haakon Hanelt (151st overall), defenseman Dru Krebs (176th overall) and goaltender Chase Clark (183rd overall) on the second day of the 2021 NHL Draft. 

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Caps to Make First of Five Picks at No. 55

Washington holds five picks heading into this weekend's NHL Draft; here's a look at the history of those draft slots

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / washingtoncaps.com

For the second straight summer, the NHL will conduct its annual draft of amateur players remotely. Last year's draft also took place remotely on Oct. 6-7, 2020 after the COVID pandemic forced postponement of the event, which was originally slated to be held in Montreal in June of 2020. The first round of this year's draft will start at 8 p.m. tonight on ESPN2; rounds 2-7 will be conducted starting at 11 a.m. on Saturday, airing on The NHL Network.

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Caps Unveil 2021-22 Regular Season Schedule

Washington opens upcoming campaign on Oct. 13 when it hosts the New York Rangers

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / washingtoncaps.com

Two distinctly different versions of the NHL's 2021-22 schedule have been hanging in the balance for the last several weeks, as the League awaited final word on whether its players would or would not participate in the upcoming 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing. Although the NHL's participation in the 2022 Olympics is anticipated but not yet confirmed at this time, the 32 NHL teams released their 82-game regular season schedule for the upcoming 2021-22 season today.

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Capitals Announce 2021-22 Regular-Season Schedule

Washington hosts the New York Rangers in season opener on Oct. 13 at Capital One Arena

by Washington Capitals @capitals / WashCaps.com

ARLINGTON, Va. - The National Hockey League today announced the 2021-22 regular-season schedule for its 32 member clubs. Washington will open the season with a three-game homestand, beginning with a home opener against the New York Rangers on Oct. 13 at Capital One Arena. Start times for all 82 games and broadcast information will be released at a later date. 

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Capital One Arena Opens for a Summertime Garage Sale July 23

Unique items from all the Monumental Sports properties as well as Capital One Arena events have been consolidated across the organization to be made available for fans, priced for quick sale

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashCaps.com

Washington, D.C. (July 20, 2021) - The DMV community is invited to a fun one-day sale of specialty team merchandise pulled from across all Monumental Sports & Entertainment's professional sports team brands: the Washington Capitals, Wizards, Mystics, Capital City Go-Go and Wizards District Gaming. In addition, items from the various entertainment events held at Capital One Arena over the years will be available, too. 

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Creating the Kraken: Protected Lists Unveiled

Caps and 29 other NHL clubs submit protected lists as expansion Seattle Kraken gets set to shape its roster on Wednesday

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / washingtoncaps.com

This Wednesday night, the NHL's 32nd team will begin to take shape. The city of Seattle was officially granted an expansion franchise in December of 2019, and the club unveiled its logo and name - Seattle Kraken - last summer. On Wednesday, Kraken general manager Ron Francis will start filling those new sweaters with bodies ahead of the team's on-ice debut in October at the outset of the 2021-22 NHL season.

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Martha's Table, Delivering Good, MSE Foundation to Support 5,000 Families

Pre-registration now open for "Get Ready 4 School," a free, festive event for D.C. families and caregivers of kindergarten to college-starting students offering brand-new clothing, school supplies, backpacks, and PPE items for the new school year

by Washington Capitals @capitals / WashCaps.com

Washington, D.C. - (July X, 2021) - Three powerhouse nonprofits have partnered to launch the "Get Ready 4 School Giveaway," a safe, socially distanced back-to-school event with the goal of providing 5,000 D.C. families with all-new, all-free back-to-school clothing, supplies and health and wellness services. On Saturday, July 31, 2021, from 11:00am - 5:00pm, families can come to the Pavilion at Gateway DC, 2700 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue, SE, and pick up school supplies, snacks, and clothing for the whole family - and be surrounded by family-friendly fun. This event is being organized by Martha's TableDelivering Good and Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation

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Capitals Announce 2021-22 Preseason Schedule

The schedule will feature six games against three opponents and will include three games at Capital One Arena.

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals have released their 2021-22 preseason schedule, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today. The schedule will feature six games against three opponents and will include three games at Capital One Arena. 

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