The Washington Capitals entered the National Hockey League as an expansion team in 1974 and were owned by Abe Pollin. Pollin also owned the Washington Bullets/Wizards of the National Basketball Association and built the Capital Center in Landover, Maryland so both his teams would have a home. With so many teams playing professional hockey in two different leagues at the time it was difficult to attract talented players.
That was mostly because the salaries paid by some teams were way out of the reach of the Washington Capitals until an ownership change in 1999. Ted Leonsis, a former AOL executive, had the financial resources to assist the team in drafting star players as they built a solid on-ice product. The change in ownership was proven correct when the team won their first-ever Presidents’ Trophy in 2009-2010. The team has not won a Stanley Cup but has one Conference Championship and eight Division Championships.
The team also won the 4th annual Winter Classic in 2011. If you have a Washington Capitals hockey puck, you’ll want to store it in our Washington Capitals Double Hockey Puck Display Case.
Our NHL Two Hockey Puck Display Case features:
Has space to hold two hockey pucks (not included)
Features a mahogany base
Comes with a FREE two line nameplate
Includes an engraved Washington Capitals logo
Officially licensed by the NHL