Monthly Archives: January 2008

“Outdoor Hockey Is Beautiful”

That’s the sentiment of a couple of Minnesotans behind the making of the documentary¬†‘Pond Hockey’,¬†now in¬†final editing and awaiting a distributor. The filmmakers believe it’s mere weeks from showing at a theater near you. Eighty minutes of cinema we can’t … Continue reading

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“It’s Good to be Ovie”

It is good to be Ovie. Alexander Ovechkin won over the fans during the Breakaway Challenge at the All-Star SuperSkills competition last night. Take a look: What will AO have for us this evening during the All-Star game? Perhaps more … Continue reading

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Waives Crash On Beech, Again

Kris Beech is on his way back to Pittsburgh, his fourth NHL team this month. The Pens grabbed Beech off waivers as the Capitals attempted to assign him to Hershey.

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Winning the Washington Way

Not only did the Hershey Bears welcome Bruce Boudreau back to Giant Center last night, they wore their affiliate’s colors. They resembled the Caps in another way as well: they battled back from an early deficit en route to victory. … Continue reading

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All-Star Memories

Here’s a trip down Memory Lane: a compilation of clips from 1990’s All-Star Weekend in Pittsburgh, the first time the All-Star ceremonies were expanded to a whole weekend. Watch in amazement as Al Iafrate wins the hardest shot contest! Check … Continue reading

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Alexander Ovechkin in Super Slo-Mo

We won’t be able to “skate alongside” Ovechkin in this years All-Star game like we did last year with the Rail Cam, but we will be able to watch him move very slowly. According to an article on the Sports … Continue reading

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One Cheesesteak With a Side of Double Standards, Please

While the Capitals were holding hot-dog eating contests and beating the Leafs last night, the Battle of Pennsylvania was being waged. The Penguins lost to the Flyers, 4-3, but that wasn’t the big story in either town. No, the big … Continue reading

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