Monthly Archives: March 2007

Bloody Anniversary in Detroit

Ten years ago today, in Detroit, fans witnessed one of most brutal games in hockey history. 144 penalty minutes, a bloody goaltender fight (c.f. Patrick Roy’s dazed look), and the significant deepening of a great hockey rivalry between the Red … Continue reading

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Must-See (Again) TV

If like us you greatly appreciated MASN’s stellar coverage of the NCAA puck postseason this past weekend — the outlet ended up televising fully five games in their entirety Friday through Sunday — drop management there a kind word of … Continue reading

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Per Tarik: New Threads Coming

In his blog today, WaPost Caps reporter Tarik El Bashir claims that the Caps will be switching to Red, White, and Blue beginning next season.

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When Extra Helpings Are Nutritious

As best as I can tell, English has no word for the ubiquitous wish hockey fans harbor for prolonged and momentum-shifting sudden death overtime drama, be it contested in the NCAA or NHL postseasons. As we settle in for this … Continue reading

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Jason Voorhees Would Be Proud

I saw one of the oddest things on Kukla’s Korner last night. A collection of over 95 goalie masks from the past.

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From Boston, With Love

An interesting tidbit from Boston.com writer Kevin Paul Dupont about Milan Jurcina. Seems like there’s some serious regret about Jurcina’s departure in Boston . . . I, for one, hope to see Jurcina in a Caps jersey for many years: … Continue reading

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2007 Frozen Four

The 2007 Frozen Four is now set. Here is the updated bracket: After a break next weekend, St. Louis, Missouri, will host North Dakota vs. Boston College and Maine vs. Michigan State in semifinal games on April 5th. Both games … Continue reading

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The Good Ol’ Hockey Game

Video of first-graders at Watkins Elementary School on Capitol Hill singing Stompin’ Tom Connors’ “The Hockey Song.” It warms my heart to see such hockey love from these Washington D.C. muchkins.

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Early Returns from College Hockey’s Most Chaotic Weekend

I have friends who are spirited WCHA partisans, and for a week now I’ve heard moans and groans from them about their conference being slighted by the NCAA selection committee. The WCHA placed three teams in the field of 16 … Continue reading

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Knee-jerks: @ Montreal, 3/24/07

Just quick knee-jerks this evening, as I have to spend the rest of the night figuring out who to blame for the fact that I can watch the Notre Dame/Michigan State game on three different channels, but can’t watch the … Continue reading

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