Monthly Archives: May 2007

Sami Lepisto signs with the Caps

Finnish blueliner Sami Lepisto has signed with the Washington Capitals. Lepisto, the 66th pick in the 2004 draft, had been playing with Jokerit in his native country. A decidedly offensive defenseman, Lepisto has a low, hard shot and has been … Continue reading

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Hockey Mole at WRC at It Again

Her WRC colleagues last evening were startled by the segment, occurring as it did in late May, with the Redskins mere weeks away from the start of training camp, but OFB Queen of Local Sports Media Lindsay Czarniak remained undaunted … Continue reading

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OFB in the Media

Pucksandbooks will appear on VoiceAmerica Sports, a newly formed†daily Internet†radio sports program, today at 12:30 EST†to discuss the Miracle on Ice†as one of the†”Five†biggest upsets in sports history.” You can listen to the exchange here. VoiceAmerica Sports debuted on May … Continue reading

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Bears on XM

As first heard on the May 30th edition of Capitals Report with Mike Vogel, John Walton announced that the Bears will be heard on XM Sattelite Radio Channel 204 as well as XM Canada. From the Bears website: The American … Continue reading

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Memorial Weekend Snowglobe: Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, 2007

Can there be anything more exhilarating than postponing spring home repairs — sanding, painting, minor roof repairs, all performed on high scaffolding — by virtue of snow and frost that confine one indoors to the leisure of world-class beer and … Continue reading

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Times’ Dave Fay Headed to Hockey Writers Hall of Fame

At a time when newspaper editors across the country are demanding that reporters compromise their commitment to their beats with additional and time-consuming assignments, today Mike Vogel discovered the news that the Washington Times’ Dave Fay will receive the highest … Continue reading

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An Offer They Can’t Refuse?

Yesterday rumor maven Spector presented the following in his mailbag section: My thanks to “John” for the following: Glen Macnow, a former sports reporter for the Phila Inquirer (hockey)and a current talk show host on WIP radio, said that he … Continue reading

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The Gazprom Cup – Hockey Legends Hit the Ice

In our continuing series of Moscow bonus coverage: photos from the 2007 Gazprom Cup, an old-timers’ benefit game that boasted an impressive roster for both teams. Continue reading

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Remembering (and Rooting for) Bryan Murray

For the past nine years I’ve watched the Stanley Cup Finals with dispassionate interest, not having a proverbial dog in the fights. That streak ends later today, with the arrival of Game 1 tonight in Anaheim. Twice during the regular … Continue reading

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Memorial Day 2007

In honor of all those who have served.

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