Monthly Archives: February 2007

Knee-jerk reactions: vs. New Jersey, 2/25/07

Nice game overall by the Caps today. Given yesterday’s win in the swamps of Jersey, there was a good chance the Devils would come to town and take a pound of flesh from the Caps in the form of an … Continue reading

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Knee-jerk reactions: @ New Jersey, 2/24/07

A welcome win in the swamp, against a top-notch goaltender on a team that is leading its division. What I thought was going to be the first game in the most boring home-and-home series in recent memory turned out to … Continue reading

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Caps 4 / Devils 2

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Deadline Day Looms

Ah, the Trade Deadline — when NHL General Managers’ thoughts turn to flights of fancy, seeing what’s behind Door #2, and trading their second-round draft pick, if you’re Brian Burke. With so much rumor, innuendo, and plain baloney flying around, … Continue reading

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Quality Depth at the Washington Times

Great news on Dave Fay, the Caps’ beat reporter for the Washington Times: he’s recovering well, and his colleagues expect him to begin writing again on hockey soon, likely in the form of some analysis pieces. Dave has been a … Continue reading

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New World Bloggerman and the Analog Press Corps

He picks up scraps of information He’s adept at adaptation Because for strangers and arrangers Constant change is here to stay He’s got a force field and a flexible plan He’s got a date with fate in a black sedan … Continue reading

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We Will Never Forget

“Old men forget; yet all shall be forgot, But he’ll remember, with advantages, What feats he did that day. Then shall our names, Familiar in his mouth as household words . . . Be in their flowing cups freshly rememb’red. … Continue reading

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USA 4, USSR 3

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CGACsSW4Iqw

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The Architect

Coach Brooks, rest in peace.

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How Do You Celebrate Miracle on Ice Day?

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