Colloquially known as the Caps, the Washington Capitals are a popular ice hockey team that competes in the NHL as a premier member the Eastern Conference’s Metropolitan Division. They are owned by Monumental Sports & Entertainment.
Representing the Washington DC area in professional basketball, the Washington Wizards have been playing out of our nation’s capital since 1973. Established in 1961, the franchise was originally known as the Chicago Packers, Chicago Zephyrs, and Baltimore Bullets before moving to DC.
Lovingly referred to as the Caps by their fans, the NHL’s Washington Capitals are a professional ice hockey team competing as a member of the Metropolitan Division in the Eastern Conference.
Making the move to from San Diego, the Los Angeles Chargers are a strong competitor in the NFL AFC West Division. Founded in 1959 as a charter member of the AFL (American Football League), they spent their first season in Los Angeles.
Members of the NBA’s Eastern Conference and playing in the Central Division, the Detroit Pistons represent the Motor City out on the court. Founded in 1937 as the Fort Wayne Zollner Pistons, the team would go pro in 1941 by joining the NBL before leaving for the BAA.
Detroit is known as “Hockeytown” and one only has to look at their NHL fans to understand why. The Detroit Red Wings are a beloved franchise and one of the original six teams from when the league formed.