Washington Capitals

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The National Hockey League (NHL) awarded Washington, D.C. with an expansion franchise in 1972, which became the Washington Capitals in 1974.  Washington has qualified for the playoffs 32 times – including the team’s Stanley Cup championship in 2018, the run to the Stanley Cup Final in 1998 and three Presidents’ Trophy-winning teams (2009-10, 2015-16, 2016-17), […]

Washington Wizards

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The Washington Wizards franchise originated in 1961 as the Chicago Packers and has also been known as the Chicago Zephyrs, Baltimore Bullets, Capital Bullets and Washington Bullets. Renamed again prior to the 1997-98 season, the Wizards opened play that year at a state-of-the-art arena, currently named Capital One Arena, in downtown Washington. With 17 members […]

Washington Mystics

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The Washington Mystics entered into history on Nov. 11, 1997, when the Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) announced that Washington, D.C., would join the league for the 1998 season as one of the first expansion cities. The Mystics have made the playoffs numerous times (2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2018, […]

Capital City Go-Go

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The Capital City Go-Go, the Washington Wizards’ NBA G League affiliate, play at the state-of-the-art Entertainment and Sports Arena in Congress Heights. The Go-Go were the the 27th member of the NBA G League when they debuted in the 2018-2019 season, and the first to ever be owned and operated by Monumental Sports & Entertainment.  […]

Wizards District Gaming

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Wizards District Gaming is a professional NBA 2K League team based in Washington, DC that began play in 2018 in the inaugural season of the NBA 2K League, a joint venture between the NBA and Take-Two Interactive.  The League features the best 2K players in the world and currently boasts 21 teams across North America.  […]

Caps Gaming

A new esports-focused sub-brand that aims to help foster the growth of the NHL competitive gaming community and create visibility for hockey’s esports scene. Caps Gaming will host the Caps Gaming Showcase – a 32-team, 6v6 EA Sports NHL competition on Xbox One.  Top NHL esports pro John “JohnWayne” Casagranda is an official streamer for […]

Hershey Bears

The Hershey Bears are the American Hockey League affiliate of the Washington Capitals. Based in Hershey, Pennsylvania, the Bears organization serves as the primary development club for the Capitals since the 2005-06 season. In June 2023, the Bears won the franchise’s 12th Calder Cup and fifth championship as Capitals’ top affiliate.