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Twenty Years Strong

The Capitals' home at 7th and F Street has hosted some of the greatest moments in team history

by Ben Raby @BenRaby31 / WashingtonCaps.com

Twenty-years ago this month, professional sports in Washington, D.C. experienced a significant shift. In December 1997, both the NHL's Capitals and the NBA's Bullets - who would be rebranded as the Wizards - moved from U.S. Airways Arena in Landover, MD., to the MCI Center in northwest D.C.

This meant that after playing all of their prior home games in Maryland, the Washington Capitals would finally play within the city's limits.

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Power Up DC with Caps Alumni

Capitals alumni Sylvain Cote and Paul Mulvey participated in the Power Up DC program at Hendley Elementary School in Ward 8 on Oct. 26.

by Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation @MSEFndn / MonumentalFoundation.org

Capitals alumni Sylvain Cote and Paul Mulvey participated in the Power Up DC program at Hendley Elementary School in Ward 8 on Oct. 26. Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation, Athletes for Hope and Explosive Performance have partnered to bring Power Up DC to Hendley, the adopted school for Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation and its teams. 

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Peter Bondra Participates in KaBOOM!'s 3,000th Playground Build

On Oct. 18, more than 400 volunteers joined forces to build KaBOOM!'s historic 3,000th playground at THEARC

by Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation @MSEFndn / MonumentalFoundation.org

On Oct. 18, more than 400 volunteers from KaBOOM!, THEARC, community partners and surrounding local residents from Ward 8 joined forces to build KaBOOM!'s historic 3,000th playground at THEARC. Washington Capitals alumnus Peter Bondra, Kim Trotz and Monumental Sports & Entertainment (MSE) and Capitals staff participated by assembling equipment, painting storage boxes and laying the rubber playground surface.

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Caps Hire Bondra as Director of Alumni Affairs & Business Development

Bondra will serve as the managing director of the Capitals Alumni Association with a focus on program and event development, alumni recruitment efforts and revenue development.

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

ARLINGTON, Va. - The Washington Capitals have hired former Capital Peter Bondra as director of alumni affairs and business development, president of business operations and chief commercial officer of Monumental Sports & Entertainment Jim Van Stone announced today.

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Ron Weber inducted into Washington D.C. Sports Hall of Fame

Former Capitals radio play-by-play announcer Ron Weber was inducted into the Washington D.C. Sports Hall of Fame on Sunday at Nationals Park.

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

Former Capitals radio play-by-play announcer Ron Weber was inducted into the Washington D.C. Sports Hall of Fame on Sunday at Nationals Park. 

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2017 Capitals Alumni Summer Classic

The Caps Alumni Summer Classic featured Peter Bondra, John Druce, Mike Knuble, Olaf Kolzig and more squaring off at Kettler Capitals Iceplex during 2017 #CapsFanFest.

by Capitals Alumni @capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Caps Alumni Summer Classic featured Peter Bondra, John Druce, Mike Knuble, Olaf Kolzig and more squaring off at Kettler Capitals Iceplex during 2017 #CapsFanFest.

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2017 WCAA Bourbon and Cigar Event

The Washington Capitals Alumni Association, in partnership with the Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation, hosted the inaugural Bourbon & Cigar fundraiser on Monday, June 26 at the W Hotel Rooftop in Washington, D.C.

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The inaugural Washington Capitals Alumni Association Bourbon & Cigar event, in conjunction with the Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation, proved to be a huge success. The night was full of memorable moments, complete with gorgeous views from the W Hotel Rooftop in the heart of Washington, D.C.

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Expansion Time Again

For the eighth time since joining the NHL as an expansion team in 1974, the Caps must expose some assets in another expansion draft.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / Monumental Sports Network

Forty-three years ago at this time, the Washington Capitals had just begun to take shape. Months away from playing the first game in franchise history, the Caps were comprised of a group of 25 young and unproven prospects chosen in the 1974 NHL Amateur Draft in May, and another group of two dozen players chosen in the 1974 NHL Expansion Draft on June 12, 1974.

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MSE Foundation and Playworks Host Hockey Extravaganza

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation teamed up with Playworks, Washington, D.C., to host its annual "Hockey Extravaganza" at Bunker Hill Elementary School in northeast D.C. on May 16.

by Washington Capitals @VogsCaps / WashingtonCaps.com

Monumental Sports & Entertainment Foundation teamed up with Playworks, Washington, D.C., to host its annual "Hockey Extravaganza" at Bunker Hill Elementary School in northeast D.C. on May 16. Nearly 70 students from Playworks partner schools participated in learn to play hockey drills taught by the Capitals' street team and games led by Playworks coaches. Capitals alumni Alan Hangsleben, Paul Mulvey and Errol Rausse, as well as Capitals mascot Slapshot, played games with the students and helped teach important hockey and teamwork skills during the drills. 

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Caps Alumni Biographies: Craig Laughlin

Craig Laughlin was traded to Washington along with Rod Langway, Brian Engblom, and Doug Jarvis.

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

Craig Laughlin was a talented right-winger who played over 500 NHL games in the 1980s. He was a fine skater with a quick shot who topped the 20-goal mark three times in his career and was asset on the power play.

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