Monthly Archives: November 2009

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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The Legacy of a Favored Child: Abe Pollin’s Basketball and Hockey Teams

Parents take pains to shower — equally — their children with love. Children must be so loved. Woe is the child who feels slighted with respect to the love of mom and dad. An owner of two professional sports teams … Continue reading

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Ted Leonsis Statement on Abe Pollin

Here is Ted Leonsis’ statement on the passing of Abe Pollin, released by the Washington Capitals. Nov. 24, 2009 Ted Leonsis Majority Owner Lincoln Holdings Statement on the passing of Abe Pollin We are all saddened by the news of … Continue reading

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Abe Pollin Has Passed

Washington Wizards and Verizon Center owner Abe Pollin passed today at age 85. He formerly owned both the Washington Bullets and Capitals, selling the Capitals to Ted Leonsis in 1999. Leonsis subsequently formed Lincoln Holdings LLC, an investment partnership which holds … Continue reading

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A Forgotten Miracle Comes to Artistic Life

For hockey fans, it’s like a Christmas present received a month early: Andrew Sherburne and Tommy Haines, makers of the 2008 documentary ‘Pond Hockey,’ have reapplied their filmmaking skills and love of hockey to another puck project, ‘Forgotten Miracle.’ It tells … Continue reading

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