Monthly Archives: November 2008

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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Capitals Raid The Farm For Reinforcements

With the injury bug decimating the Washington Capitals’ locker room, the club has summoned a quartet of Bears to bolster the lineup. The following Hershey players will be in D.C. tonight: Karl Alzner Chris Bourque Sami Lepisto Graham Mink No official … Continue reading

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My Thanksgiving Wine for Some Hockey Health

You won’t find criticisms of the Caps here these days because the team as we plan on following it in the postseason isn’t presently constituted. Which is to say, while it is fair to criticize mental errors (multiple players closing … Continue reading

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Onward and Upward for Miss Virginia, She of the Low GAA

Our good friend Puck Daddy has taken our local (cutiepie) girl goalie’s story to his rarefied realm, with video of her successfully staring down the Virginia Tech’s men’s team shooters at a recent practice. Good on you, PD. 

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CapsTV A Reality

For a long time OFB has hoped for some kind of CapsTV to find its way to broadcast television; since then, Comcast has provided an impressive array of “classic” games and Caps-related coverage, but nothing quite to the extent we … Continue reading

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Captain Clark at ESPN Zone Tuesday Evening

The 2008-09 Capitals Q&A Series kicks off at the Washington D.C. ESPN Zone on Tuesday, November 25, at 7pm with the Caps’ captain Chris Clark. Clark will share insight on the hometown hockey team, tell stories from his life on … Continue reading

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Boudreau in the Hall of Fame

On January 26, 2009, Bruce Boudreau will be inducted into the American Hockey League Hall of Fame.  The induction will take place during the Hockey Hall of Fame All-Star Classic Luncheon.  From the AHL Press Release: SPRINGFIELD, Mass. … The … Continue reading

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