Monthly Archives: December 2006

The Hockey News’ Superman

I’m looking forward to my next copy of The Hockey News. Thanks to JP and hockey nut for finding the image.

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Holiday Greetings from Donald Brashear Part II

The Donald wishes Colton Orr a Happy New Year…. … and Brendan Shanahan … and Ward.

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Nine U.S. Colleges Go Ugly This Weekend

College campuses have ever been known for informal, indecent, immoral, and irreverent fashion. And so this weekend it continues on the ice.

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Happy Holidays to Terry Frei from OFB hockey columnist Terry Frei’s latest file occasions a rousing salute from this blog. Among his New Years resolutions for the sport of hockey: U.S. newspaper sports editors, Part I: To come to grips with the reality that hockey-first fans, … Continue reading

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Denver-Envy: Where’s My Winter?

A Mid-Atlantic resident virtually all of my life, I can’t quite just dial-up delivery of a white Christmas, but is it too much to ask that it be cool enough on Christmas Eve so as to mandate riding to mom’s … Continue reading

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Knee-jerks: vs. Montreal, 12/27/06

No rest for the weary last night, as the Caps played their second consecutive game against a good Northeast division opponent. After losing in Buffalo last night, the Caps hosted a strong Montreal club. Buffalo beat Washington with offense on … Continue reading

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Holiday Greetings from Donald Brashear

Here’s a clip of Donald Brashear wishing Aaron Downey a Happy New Year. This came one night after Brashear sent holiday greetings to Andrew Peters in Buffalo. Thanks to for posting the videos.

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Knee-jerks: @ Buffalo, 12/26/06

Alex Ovechkin knew he was going to be a marked man tonight, but he probably didn’t guess that Daniel Briere would be spearing him in the jingle bells. As for the game itself, not a lot to say. The Sabres … Continue reading

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The IIHF 2007 World Junior Championship — A Preview

I highly recommend a visit to the official web presence for this year’s World Juniors, which takes place in Sweden and commences the day after Christmas. In the past 5 years or so, this tournament has gained a richly deserved … Continue reading

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The OFB All-Time Five: Final Tally

Bobby Hull Wayne Gretzky Gordie Howe Bobby Orr Ray Bourque Patrick Roy

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