Abu Dhabi phenom Fatima Al Ali joins Capitals for practice, shows off her skills

Fatima Al Ali impressed Peter Bondra with her skills in a hockey camp in Abu Dhabit. On Wednesday, she showed off those skills in person to the Caps.
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16 days ago

Box Score 2/7: Still working off our Super Bowl hangover

Want more news first thing in the day? Sign up for the Yardbarker Morning Bark newsletter here.Happy birthday to Kristin Otto, Peter Bondra, Juwan Howard, Steve Nash, Matt Stafford, Steven Stamkos and Isaiah Thomas. On this date in 1998, the Winter Olympics kicked off in Nagano, Japan. It was the first Games that saw women's hockey and snowboarding as medal sports, and curling returned...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Hockey Is for Everyone Month in Washington

Hockey is for everyone. Really, it’s Hockey is For Everyone™ month. February features one day devoted to love – and possibly invented by Hallmark – while the hockey community associates every day in February with love for the sport. The 28-day festival invites members of the LGBTQ community, of low socioeconomic backgrounds, of ethnic minorities and those suffering from physical...
Via The Hockey Writers
17 days ago

Backstrom & Bondra: Falling Short of 100 Greatest

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the NHL and at a recent event in Los Angeles commemorating this occasion, six former and current Capitals received the distinction as the League’s 100 Greatest Players. These six players were Mike Gartner, Scott Stevens, Adam Oates, Jaromir Jagr, Sergei Fedorov and Alex Ovechkin. Among this group, Gartner and Ovechkin were the two players...
Via The Hockey Writers
25 days ago

Caps give hockey phenom from Abu Dhabi incredible surprise

As a hockey ambassador, former Capitals star Peter Bondra goes to a lot of plays you would necessarily think of as hockey hotbeds. One of
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
December 21, 2016

Capitals surprise United Arab Emirates star with trip to Washington

The Washington Capitals are giving back this holiday season. The organization posted a video on Twitter, surprising United Arab Emirates national team member Fatima Al Ali with the trip of a lifetime. In partnership w/ @EtihadAirways, @MSE's Monumental Global Academies surprised Fatima to be part of Hockey Is For Everyone Month. #CapsHIFE pic.twitter.com/7StdzlXBBI — Washington...
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December 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Women’s hockey player from United Arab Emirates moved to tears by Capitals’ surprise

In November, Washington Capitals great and team ambassador Peter Bondra traveled to the United Arab Emirates to serve as a coach at the Pavilkovsky Hockey School in Abu Dhabi. During the trip, Bondra met Fatima Al Ali, a member of UAE’s women’s national team, who dazzled him with her stickhandling skills. This is Fatima. She represents the […]
Via DC Sports Blog
December 21, 2016

Video: United Arab Emirates women’s national team player is a wizard with the puck

Former Washington Capitals sniper Peter Bondra was in Abu Dhabi representing the Washington Capitals efforts to promote hockey across the globe and it appears the country’s women’s national team is in good hands. Bondra posted a video of a United Arab Emirates National team member named Fatima and she’s got some serious skills with the puck. This is Fatima. She represents...
Via Puck Drunk Love
November 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Must watch: Peter Bondra surprises British Capitals superfan

One Capitals superfan flew over from England to watch his favorite team - so we surprised him with a visit from his favorite player - legend Peter Bondra. You gotta watch this one!
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March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Some Awesome Ovechkin Goal-Scoring Stats

Ovi got to 50 on the season the other night and 472 on his career, tying Peter Bondra for No. 1 in Caps history. A few cool stats/bits of trivia to celebrate the occasion, starting with: Mike Bossy, Wayne Gretzky, Marcel Dionne, Guy Lafleur, and Mario Lemieux are the only other players to hit 50 goals six times. And they all played in eras with significantly more goal-scoring. Putting...
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April 02, 2015  |  Discuss

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