Monthly Archives: April 2007

From Russia with Love – World Class Puck

Seeking Mel Kiper-free TV? Weary of all-baseball, all-the-time this spring? How about a bit of world class puck to supplement Versus’ NHL Playoff coverage? From USA Hockey: COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Team USA’s games at the upcoming International Ice Hockey … Continue reading


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Off to Round 2: Bears 4, River Rats 2

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When Is a Loss Not a Loss?

This offseason should be one of great import for the Capitals, as its GM tries to assemble the pieces to solve the playoff puzzle. But no one doubts that the Capitals, in their current form, are not deserving of a … Continue reading

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The Wear and Tear of Rink Repair

If your notion of a rink’s ice sheet being created involves little more than cooled flooring and a fella standing on it and flooding it with a garden hose, prepare yourself to be disabused of that. A modest celebration is … Continue reading

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Some Breathing Space: Bears 3, River Rats 1

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Change is Coming: 22 June 2007

Per the Washington Capitals: The Washington Capitals will unveil their new uniforms at a special Draft Day Party on Friday, June 22, held at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex in Arlington, Va. The event will be held in conjunction with the … Continue reading

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That ‘Other’ Caps’ Goalie Prospect

These days, London Knights’ Head Coach Dale Hunter isn’t much interested in hearing about the feats of Caps’ 2006 draft pick Michal Neuvirth. He’s getting an eyeful of them this postseason. Through two games in the Ontario Hockey League’s Western … Continue reading

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J’accuse, Hockey Outaouais!

The story of Jared Murray, an eight-year-old banned from Quebec-based league Hockey Outaouais, has made the rounds north of the border. Despite being the appropriate age for the league, Murray is “too big and too talented” according the league’s officials … Continue reading

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Calder Cup Bracket Update — 23 April 2007

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Bears Back in Control: Hershey 6, Albany 5

Who would have guessed that in a 6-5 game Alexandre Giroux would have been held off the scoresheet? Jacub Klepis, however, was not — he had three helpers tonight. Chris Bourque skated a +3 on the evening. The Bears, who … Continue reading

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