Monthly Archives: February 2009

The Canadian Way?

The February 28th edition of Coach’s Corner finds Don Cherry complaining about Alexander Ovechkin’s goal celebrations. Cherry wants to teach Canadian kids the “Canadian Way” so they don’t start acting like “those goofy soccer guys”. After showing some soccer goal celebrations, he compares them to Alexander Ovechkin. The segment ends with Cherry linking Ovechkin with Sean Avery. Continue reading

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3-0-1 versus Boston; Fastest to 40 Wins in Franchise History: Caps 4 / Bruins 3 – OT

3-0-1 versus Boston; Fastest to 40 Wins in Franchise History: Caps 4 / Bruins 3 – OT Continue reading

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Of Semin, Gabby says Greatness Is Already Here, and More Is on the Way

SovetskySport’s Dmitry Chesnokov passed along an audio file of an interview he conducted this week with Capitals’ Head Coach Bruce Boudreau. It was an illuminating exchange, with much of it focused on Alexander Semin’s development as an NHLer. Chesnokov asked the coach to assign a numerical rating, 1 to 10, for Semin on an array of evaluative categories such as “tactical ability,” “skating,” and “work ethic.” Continue reading

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A Former Capital Embarrasses Himself

The New York Islanders’ Brendan Witt shows little respect for the game with this concussion-causing elbow that knocked Nicklas Hagman out of the game. Continue reading

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On Frozen Pod, Episode 3 – Lost In Washington Post Wonderland

Dan Steinberg of the Washington Post and the D.C. Sports Bog graciously hosted us recently in an infamous colleague’s office. We discussed local media’s bandwagon embrace of the very winning Capitals, and if it was likely to last; if the Caps became consistent winners, could there be a re-orienting of local media’s coverage hierarchy; and would he get a tattoo when the Caps win the Cup. Continue reading

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Neuvirth Remains Undefeated: Caps 4 / Thrash 3

Neuvirth Remains Undefeated: Caps 4 / Thrash 3 Continue reading

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Game Day Open Thread: Thrashers @ Capitals

Chat about the game before, during, and/or after. Or caption this image of a Brown Thrasher. Continue reading

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