Monthly Archives: April 2010

So Does Your Boyfriend . . .

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Posted in NHL, Nicklas Backstrom, Washington Capitals | Tagged , | 27 Comments

Capitals Curse?

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Posted in National Hockey League, NHL playoffs, OFB Polls, Washington Capitals | 12 Comments

Another Final Four Appearance for Hershey

Where would we in Hockey D.C. be without the springtime performance of the Hershey Bears as agony-salve? They did it again last night. Mathieu Perreault scored the equalizer with 1:13 to play in game 4 in Albany, then added the … Continue reading

Posted in American Hockey League, Hershey Bears, John Walton, Mathieu Perreault, Media, Prospects, Radio | 7 Comments

More Leadership from Brooks Laich

We know you’re feeling as we do today, and we also know there’s not a whole lot available to assuage our collective agony, but try this:¬†read this terrific tale about Brooks Laich’s Wednesday night/early Thursday morning. It goes like this: … Continue reading

Posted in Brooks Laich, Dan Steinberg, Hockey Heroes, Washington Capitals, Washington Post | 15 Comments

How About a Round with an Old Friend?

I don’t know if George McPhee is a golfer, or if he even owns a set of clubs, but early this offseason I’d urge him borrowing a set of clubs if need be and¬†setting up a round out on the … Continue reading

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A Plea for Piss-‘n-Vinegar Hockey

Turns out, R.J. Umberger was right. Really right. This is what Umberger said after his Columbus Bluejackets lost a close game at home to the Caps just a couple of weeks ago, right before the start of the NHL postseason: … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Bruce Boudreau, Front Office, Jason Chimera, Mike Green, Montreal Canadiens, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, NHL playoffs, Tomas Fleischmann, Washington Capitals | 42 Comments

New Generation, Same Old Agony

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“Fate Loves the Fearless”

In the NBA, home teams seem to win game 7s approximately 102 percent of the time, which is partly why life here has seemed so special the past couple of days. We have no idea what will happen in our … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Media, Mike Vogel, Montreal Canadiens, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, Washington Capitals | 16 Comments

Let This Winning Call Inspire More Winning

Like you, we’re looking for winning karma in the leadup to game 7. Maybe, just maybe, the Hershey Bears provided it with Tuesday night’s overtime thriller up in Albany. Jay Beagle ended game 3 against the River Rats with just … Continue reading

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