Monthly Archives: November 2007

“I always get up… That’s what a captain does.”

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Quintin Call Up – Official Word

Per the official press release: ARLINGTON, Va. — The Washington Capitals have recalled left wing Quintin Laing from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League (AHL), vice president and general manager George McPhee announced today. Laing will join the … Continue reading

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Kids Day at the Booth

I may be the only Caps blogger with a kid (two now, actually), at least for now. My four year old is really starting to get into hockey now. He’s accompanied Mrs. Gustafsson and me to several games this year. … Continue reading

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Quintin Call Up

According to the Patriot-News, the Capitals have called up winger Quintin Laing to help fill in the holes created by the injuries to Chris Clark and Boyd Gordon.

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Boudreau on the John Thompson Show

Interim Caps Coach Bruce Boudreau was a guest on yesterday’s John Thompson Show on SportsTalk980. Topics discussed were: The death of Sean Taylor. Coaching in the NHL. Approaching the game. No “X” in Boudreau. The task at hand vs. Florida … Continue reading

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Knee-jerks and Notes: Florida, 11/28

It was an exciting night up in the press box, as the producers for “Hockey Night In Canada” were interviewing bloggers for an upcoming segment. (CBC’s Elliotte Friedman, who also writes a blog, did the actual questioning.) A View from … Continue reading

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Slow Motion Struggles on a Sheet of Slop

Let’s stipulate that by virtue of being a distinctly busy, multi-use venue — home to the Hoyas, Wizards, Mystics, Caps, an annual horse show, various figure skating events, scores of concerts — the Verizon Center is metaphysically prohibited from achieving … Continue reading

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