Monthly Archives: February 2008

Summer Training Partners, Now Winter Teammates

Sovetsky Sport today provided OFB with photos of Alexander Ovechkin and Sergei Fedorov training together in Russia last summer. Unlike many UFA transactions, it seems the league’s leading scorer already has some chemistry with the new Capitals centerman. Welcome to … Continue reading

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Buzz Trades, a Big Game, a Big-Buzz Atmosphere Stream of Consciousness

Was in the then MCI Center the night of March 13, 2001 — also deadline day — when earlier in the day GMGM dealt Zednik and Bulis and a pick to Montreal for Zubrus and Linden, and the mood in … Continue reading

Posted in Brooks Laich, Corey Masisak, Dainius Zubrus, Gary Bettman, Lindsay Czarniak, Mike Vogel, Morning cup-a-joe, NHL Trades, Olaf Kolzig, Peter Bondra, Print, Tarik El-Bashir, Washington Post, Washington Times | 8 Comments

Woodrow Wilson High School Hockey – Online Donations

For those of you who cannot join us at Clyde’s of Gallery Place on Friday night, the link to donate via Paypal to the Wilson High Hockey Team can be found below in this post as well as at the … Continue reading

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Backstrom’s Team 4 / Backstrom’s Team 1 – Wild Night for Laich

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McPhee and Boudreau Speak

Both George McPhee and Bruce Boudreau met the Washington media prior to the Caps/Wild game. The Capitals have since released the audio from the press conferences. George McPhee: http://downloads.capitals.nhl.com/audio/02262008_GeorgeMcPhee.mp3 Bruce Boudreau: http://downloads.capitals.nhl.com/audio/02262008_BruceBoudreau.mp3

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First Impressions: Huet and Cooke

The Capitals hosted a conference call this afternoon with Cristobal Huet and Matt Cooke. First things first: when are the new additions arriving in Washington? Huet comes in tonight during the game, Sergei Federov arrives tomorrow morning and will be … Continue reading

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Motzko Moved

TSN is now reporting that RW Joe Motzko has been traded by the Capitals. Details to follow. [Update] TSN reports Joe Motzko was traded to Atlanta for Alexandre Giroux. [4:33pm Update] From the Washington Capitals press release: ARLINGTON, Va. – … Continue reading

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