Can the Washington Capitals finally win the Stanley Cup this year? Which players make the best interviews? What makes Alex Ovechkin one of the greatest goal scorers in NHL history? And how close did Washington come to losing the team altogether in the 1980s?
Join sports reporter and Capitals radio host Ben Raby as he discusses his own professional journey while sharing behind-the-scenes stories from his new book, '100 Things Capitals Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die.'
Books will be available for purchase and there will be a book signing at this event.
About Ben Raby
Ben Raby is a broadcast and print sports journalist based out of
Washington, D.C. He is currently in his eighth season as part of the broadcast
team on the Washington Capitals Radio Network. Raby is the host of the
broadcast’s pregame, intermission and postgame shows.
In addition to his
on-air work with Monumental Sports and Entertainment, Raby serves as a sports
anchor on Washington's WTOP 103.5FM and on Sirius XM Radio.
In September 2016, he signed with Triumph Books to
author '100 Things Capitals Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die.' The
book was released in November 2017.
Since moving to Washington, D.C. in 2009, Raby has
primarily covered the Capitals, Nationals, Wizards and NCAA Basketball for both
broadcast and print media outlets. He has also served as a Capitals
correspondent for NHL.com, CSNWashington.com and The Washington Post Express
while also contributing to MLB.com, The Associated Press, The Washington Times,
Toronto Star, Canadian Press and Montreal Gazette.
Raby was born and raised in Montreal. He received a Masters Degree
in Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse University.
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED