Monthly Archives: November 2008

Capitals Sign and Recall Defenseman Bryan Helmer

The Washington Capitals have another healthy body to play defense tonight as they have signed and recalled a Bryan Helmer.  From the press release: WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Washington Capitals have signed defensemen Bryan Helmer and recalled him from the … Continue reading

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Black Friday Blues

It’s Black Friday.  You’ve thought about heading out to the mall looking for bargains on Christmas presents, but you don’t want to be another small fish in the sea of humanity, fighting for parking spaces, and standing in long lines. … Continue reading

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Rocking a Brand-Altering Identity: The Genesis of the Caps’ ‘Rock the Red’ Campaign

What if instead of ‘Rock the Red’ the Capitals last spring had unveiled ‘Believe in Red,’ ‘Red Rage,’ or ‘The Rise of the Red’ as a marketing slogan? Doesn’t quite carry the same ring or flair, does it? Those branding … Continue reading

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Pilgrims Play Hockey

On Thanksgiving here in the United States, we thought it would be appropriate to post the 2008-009 Pilgrim team picture. Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at OFB.

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A Little Home Cooking: Caps 5, Atlanta 3

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Alzner Talks About NHL Debut

A tap of the stick on the ice to the Caps Media Relations Blog for the pointer to this video of Karl Alzner talking about his NHL debut this evening.

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The NHL Keeps Going, And Going, And Going

The NHL season is long; some would say too long. Hockey’s intensity over 82 games takes a significant toll on its players–a fact for which Capitals fans currently see ample evidence–with few players able to take the ice for the … Continue reading

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