Monthly Archives: February 2007

Zed Heads to Long Island

The Capitals have traded Richard Zednik to the New York Islanders, reportedly for a second round pick in the 2007 draft. Decent return for a rental — Zednik is an unrestricted free agent at the end of the season — … Continue reading

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Owner in a Skirt, City in Need of Sacking Up

With the devastating but clean hit Chris Neil put on Chris Drury last week and the responses it has occasioned from seemingly everybody in Buffalo — will the city’s Mayor next send a tear-stained letter to Gary Bettman? — we … Continue reading

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Broadband Delivery of NHL Center Ice

Hockey fans without DirecTV or Digital Cable will soon have access to heaven, NHL Centre Ice. According to an Associated Press report on the Broadcast Newsroom, the NHL is close to delivering its Center Ice package via broadband. The league … Continue reading

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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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