Monthly Archives: November 2009

Dark Cloud Overshadows Caps Win: Caps 3 / Canes 2 / Ovi ?

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Late-Game Wilting: Surmising Its Causes and Cures

At the one-quarter mark of the season, a glaring character flaw has perniciously and persistently permeated the Capitals’ young season: the team weakens as the game goes along. Leads are often acquired early and disconcertingly — alarmingly — lost late. … Continue reading

Posted in Joe Finley, John Carlson, Karl Alzner, Milan Jurcina, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals | 6 Comments

Bears Best Mini-Mullets in Blanking Fashion

It was a 5-0 Hershey whitewash over Wilkes-Barre Scranton at Giant Center early Sunday evening. Incredibly, Michal Neuvirth has stopped 123 of the 124 petite Pens’ shots he’s faced in his last four games at Giant Center. Hershey’s 32 points … Continue reading

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Washington’s Night in Canada: Caps 4 / Habs 3 – SO

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Holiday Weekend in Habs-land

My wife and I are taking a quick Thanksgiving weekend trip to Montreal for a Hockey Night in Canada game. The grandparents are watching the kids, so we’ll be able to enjoy more of what 24 hours in Montreal has … Continue reading

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OFB Correspondent Saturday Night-Seated in a Hockey Cathedral

Alexandre Giroux apparently purchased 14 tickets for tonight’s game in Montreal. Mathieu Perreault was on the hook for 17. Our own Gustafsson purchased just two, for his wife and himself in a one-night getaway fit of fun from the far-reaching … Continue reading

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Snapshot of Sacrifice

Imagine going on live TV with your jaw broken in two places and wired shut! That’s what Quintin Laing did with Comcast Sportsnet’s Lisa Hillary during the second intermission of last night’s 2-0 victory over Buffalo. I don’t know how … Continue reading

Posted in American Hockey League, Hershey Bears, Washington Capitals | 3 Comments

Happy Thanksgiving from On Frozen Blog

Loved this holiday-perfect image from The Pond Ice Arena, in my alma mater’s home town of Newark, Delaware (Go Fighting Blue Hens!). May you and yours have a healthy and happy Thanksgiving. Continue reading

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Varly Perfect, Ovi 1 G & 15 PIM: Caps 2, BuffaSlugs 0

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Alzner Back in DC

The Washington Capitals have recalled Karl Alzner from the Hershey Bears today. With Tom Poti, Shaone Morrisonn, and Milan Jurcian all still day-to-day, Alzner may make his 09-10 season debut on the blueline tonight when the Caps host the Buffalo Sabres. Continue reading

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