Monthly Archives: October 2008

Cartoon Classic: Hockey Homicide

For your Sunday morning cartoon-viewing pleasure: The Loose Leafs take on the Ant Eaters in this 1945 Disney classic starring Goofy and, apparently, thousands of Goofy clones. Despite the oddly disturbing ‘toon title, it’s good stuff:

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Big Win in Big D: Caps 6, Stars 5 (OT)

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It’s Hockey Movie Night Again During the Holidays in D.C.

Last year in the middle of the holidays we helped spread the word about a single-night screening of ‘The Rocket’ at the historic Avalon Theater in Northwest D.C. We’re doing the same thing this year — Washington is hosting another … Continue reading


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Now This Is Hockey

We love the Bruins’ Milan Lucic. This is why:

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Trouble Signing

I agree with JP — the Erskine signing’s a serious head-scratcher. He entered this season lodged somewhere between 7th and 9th on the Caps’ blueline depth chart. When you think about his skill set (such as it is), you don’t … Continue reading

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Promising Pros of Tomorrow Have Compelling Stories To Tell Today

The hockey crowd in Hershey has had good sport with me over the past couple of years with my exuberance over some Caps’ hockey prospects. This is a chief symptom of the DraftGeek. I’d only watched Andrew Gordon’s games at … Continue reading

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Note to the Oilers: The Internet Is On Computers Now

If I’ve learned nothing else from Homer Simpson (and I haven’t), it’s that any idiot can attempt to use the Internet for personal gain. Case in point: the Edmonton Oilers. The only problem is that they don’t seem to understand … Continue reading

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A Would-Be Zebra’s Code of Behavior

A morning shower train of thought: were I an NHL referee, how would players, coaches, and fans commonly characterize my officiating style? For starters, I would¬†well withstand¬†charges of blindness; thanks to Lasik, I’m a fella who can read the tiny … Continue reading

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2-1 Yawner as PP Woes Linger

Q: What do you get when you have over 11 minutes of power play time? A: 5 shots and no goals, if you’re the Capitals in Calgary. The Caps’ poor power play continued tonight in their loss to the Flames; … Continue reading

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Team Building with the Army

Before the season started, the Caps went on a team building field trip.  Here is their report: Tap of the stick to Alex Ovetjkin for the assist.

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