Monthly Archives: September 2007

Knee-jerks: The Washington Capitals’ New HD Home

The Capitals played a strong 44 minutes tonight, redeeming a shaky third period with Nicklas Backstrom’s OT gamewinner. In addition to the team’s home-ice debut, fans also got a taste of the the Phone Booth’s new HD screens and multimedia … Continue reading

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Watch the Caps Online

For those that will be unable to attend the home preseason games, you’re in luck. The Washington Capitals have announced that all home preseason games will have both audio and video in their broadcast on WashingtonCaps.com. The broadcast will be … Continue reading

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“I Love My Fans”

Yesterday, I participated in a media conference call with Alex Ovechkin. I figured that if a blogger was participating in a media press conference, it would be appropriate to ask a blogging question. Gustafsson: You recently started a blog. Granted, … Continue reading

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Washington Post Express – 25 Sep 2007

Post Express, 25 Sep 2007

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Lilliputian Ovechkin

November will see the release of the latest line of Todd McFarlane’s NHL figures. Die-hard hockey fan McFarlane’s new line of 3″ figures will include Alex Ovechkin sporting the new Reebok EDGE white Capitals uniform. No word on whether the … Continue reading

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Reebok’s New Uniform System: Drowning in Disaster

NHL players and equipment managers might have tolerated their new unforms being unsightly relative to their predecessors, but what if they not only don’t work as marketed (repelling moisture, making players more comfortable) but actually make player performance worse? That … Continue reading

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Reflections on Training Camp’s Opening Week

It’s a day of rest not only for Washington Capitals’ players and coaches — well, the players at least — but for the team’s frenzied communications staff as well. Being out at Kettler as much as I have been the … Continue reading

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Weekend Cuts

The Washington Capitals announced they have assigned Frederic Cassivi, Daren Machesney, Jason Morgan and Kyle Wilson to Hershey (AHL) and Michal Neuvirth to Plymouth (OHL).

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A Hockey Fan‚Äôs Comcastic Lament

Yesterday my stress was not related to wedding planning (I’m getting married in November), but rather provided courtesy of Comcast. I took the day off work to be home for the switch to Comcast’s Triple Play digital television-Internet-phone package — … Continue reading

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Sasha Sent to Hershey

The Washington Capitals have announced the assignment of defensemen Sasha Pokulok and Tyler Sloan to the Hershey Bears. The Capitals next travel to face the Tampa Bay Lightning tomorrow at 7:30. The Bears’ first preseason game is also tomorrow at … Continue reading

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