Ben Sumner

ReporterWashington, D.C.


Carmen Brouwer had a case of clean-shaven bobbleheads made for his family and close friends.

  • Jan 5, 2015

After nearly missing the game due to a knee injury, Caps defenseman Brooks Orpik got the Honest Abe player of the game after Thursday’s 3-2 win in the Winter Classic. The award is given to the player who makes an ‘honest effort’ in a Caps victory.

  • Jan 1, 2015

They all picked the Caps.

  • Dec 31, 2014

  • Dec 22, 2014

Alzner may consider a broadcast career after playing, but also has more urgent matters, like the birth of his first child and his consecutive games played streak.

  • Nov 14, 2014

A couple celebrates their love, and fandom, despite different allegiances.

  • Sep 23, 2014

The Capitals announced that they added a new exhibit at Verizon Center, featuring all the hats thrown onto the ice after Caps hat tricks dating back to 2008.

  • Sep 18, 2014

Former Capitals coach and current Anaheim Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau stopped by the Gardens Ice House in Laurel to run drills with Craig Laughlin’s students.

  • Aug 13, 2014

Die-hard sports fans, who also happen to be amputees, have a place to go if they want their prosthetics decked out in team colors.

  • Aug 12, 2014

Coaches triumph over students, 1-0, after 15-9 student lead is wiped from scoreboard.

  • Aug 8, 2014
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