Monthly Archives: July 2007

Funeral Arrangements for Dave Fay

From the Washington Capitals PR Staff: Viewing and funeral arrangements for legendary Caps beat writer Dave Fay have been made for Friday and Saturday, July 20-21: Viewing: Friday, July 20, 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Stauffer Funeral Home 8 E. … Continue reading

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Leading by New Example

The captain of a hockey club obviously leads his teammates on the ice and in the dressing room, but his†influence can extend†outside an organization as well. During this afternoon’s Caps’ conference call to announce Chris Clark’s contract extension, one that … Continue reading

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Dave Fay: A Hall of Famer Passes on

The hockey world in general, and the Washington D.C. area hockey community in particular, lost a great friend last night, as Washington Times hockey writer Dave Fay finally succumbed to a lengthy illness. Fay, a fixture on the Caps’ beat … Continue reading

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The Best of the Rest

Now that the last echoes of the free agency starting gun have faded, NHL signings have settled down to a more sedate pace. Most hockey transactions of late involved AHLers or depth players. Yet a significant stable of hockey talent … Continue reading

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Eminger, Suts Re-up

The Caps this morning announced the resigning of defenseman Steve Eminger and center Brian Sutherby. Terms were not disclosed. Update: Tarik has the details — both received one-year pacts, Eminger’s for a million bucks, Suts at 800k. Also, the Caps … Continue reading

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The Spirit of the CyberRadio

Add to the names of the Revolutionaries Allen Popels, who a few months ago asked the question, “Is it too much to ask that we the hockey loving and Caps’ fans have a broadcast fan forum for 30 or 60 … Continue reading

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More Postcards from Summer Camp

Here are some more pictures from the final two days of development camp from OFB reader sk84fun_dc. OFB would like to thank her for allowing us to post her photos.

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Camp Home Movies

Encouraged by the positive reaction to the scrimmage video from day one, I rolled some more tape yesterday during the final scrimmage. I told Al Koken, who was standing next to me, that I have a new respect for his … Continue reading

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Rookie Camp Wrapup, 2007

Saturday’s concluding scrimmage to Rookie Camp 2007 drew far and away the largest Kettler crowd of the week, and the faithful were rewarded with the week’s most entertaining outing. Blue bested White 7-3 in a full three periods of stopped … Continue reading

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Mathieu Perreault: Lightning in a (8-oz.) Bottle

Thirty minutes prior to Friday night’s Rookie Camp scrimmage Drummondville, Quebec native Matheiu Perreault could be seen standing behind the players’ benches, not yet in gear, twirling his hockey stick with a puck seemingly taped to his blade. I say … Continue reading

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