Monthly Archives: November 2007

Growing, and Perhaps Salvaging, from Within

I’ve felt a bit like the Steve Eminger of blogging the past week — a lot of action happening about the Caps, and I was a distant witness to it. It started late last Monday afternoon, when I was enduring … Continue reading

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The Worst NHL Arenas?

SI.com recently did a column about the five worst stadiums. It got me thinking about hockey arenas; we’re lucky in Washington to have a great one now (though some might argue that the Cap Centre had its charms). Of course, … Continue reading

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The Week That Was

Many, including our own pucksandbooks, were out of town and away from their computers during the holiday when the big news hit. To help catch you up on the week’s events, we’ve compiled some links to a number of articles. … Continue reading

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Back to Back Wins? Caps 5 / Canes 2

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Getting to Know Coach Boudreau

The Hockey News has an excellent profile of the Washington Capitals’ new head coach Bruce Boudreau, including tidbits like his (non-speaking) role in the film Slap Shot as a rookie with the Minnesota Fighting Saints. Click here and read on. … Continue reading

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A Ring of Fire in the Ring of Kerry

Cousin and I are in the really big city now – the capital. We arrived in time for Thanksgiving dinner Thursday, and while the land here is turkeyless (and snake-free of course, thanks to St. Patrick), cousin and I require … Continue reading

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Grapes on Dames at Games

We wanted to allow Liz to get settled in a bit here before we approached Grapes for his thoughts on our adding a member of the fairer sex to our townhouse of testosterone. In this week of giving thanks, we … Continue reading

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Lindsay A Covergirl

Congrats to NBC4’s Lindsay Czarniak who shares the December cover of Washingtonian magazine with WJLA’s Alison Starling for an article on happy hours. A slideshow of the photo soot can be viewed on NBC4’s web site.

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Corner Turned? Caps 4 / Flyers 3 in OT

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Hyannisport Prez #7 Makes Good

Now that Bruce Boudreau is the Caps’ interim head coach, I figured it was worth revisiting an article that appeared in the Toronto Star in June. He’s finally realized his dream, according to his comments from several months ago: “This … Continue reading

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