Monthly Archives: May 2010

A Moment of Remembrance


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More Love For The Capitals’ Classic Sweaters

Yesterday I waxed rhapsodic about the return of a Capitals throwback. I contacted The Washington Capitals regarding what the team will wear for the 2011 Winter Classic, and they understandably have no comment on which jersey (or pants for that … Continue reading

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Resurrecting a Lost Capitals Classic

In light of the just-announced 2011 Winter Classic, will we finally see the return of the Capitals’ classic sweaters to face off against the Penguins’ baby-blue classics?
Let’s bring the stars back when the superstars meet at Heinz Field. Continue reading

Posted in Dale Hunter, Mike Gartner, NHL, Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals, Winter Classic | Tagged , , , , | 12 Comments

Classic Rivalry To Open 2011 In Pittsburgh

Well it’s official: The Pittsburgh Penguins will host the Washington Capitals for the 2011 Winter Classic on New Year’s Day at Heinz Field. Continue reading

Posted in National Hockey League, NHL, Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals, Winter Classic | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

Cup Check

Online Surveys & Market Research

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Conversion Testimony Via Twitter

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Who Wants to Date a Faux Canadian?

As a hockey fan, yesterday’s entry from My Very Worst Date (MVWD) caught my eye for a number of reasons. Here’s a suggestion for both sexes: if you’re going on a date and absolutely have to watch the game, don’t ignore your date. It’s probably better to schedule the date for a non-game night. Bonus tip: no one is turned on by fake Canadian accents. (Real ones are a different story.) Continue reading

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How Hershey Wins and Wins, and How Word of Its Winning Is Spreading Fast

Radio, most particularly of the minor pro sports variety, isn’t supposed to be a money maker, let alone a cash cow. Try telling that to members of the Hershey Bears Radio Network this week, maestro-ed by John Walton. Late yesterday … Continue reading

Posted in American Hockey League, Hershey Bears, John Walton, Media, Morning cup-a-joe, Radio, Washington Capitals | 6 Comments

OFB Point-Counterpoint: Trade a Semin or a Green?

Remember the ‘Point-Counterpoint‘ spoof-skits of SNL’s heyday? We’re trying our own this summer, but more respectfully, with our undergraduate interns, Alex and Andrew. Actually, Alex is no longer an undergrad. (Congrats, graduate!) Anyway, to get a hot topic kicked off … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Bruce Boudreau, Front Office, Mike Green, National Hockey League, NHL Trades, Washington Capitals | 13 Comments

This Would Be Devotion by a Bears Fan

When it comes to admiration for former Caps’ mucker-agitator Lou Franceschetti, we’re at the front of the cheering section, and while it’d be super cool to own his Hershey Bears’ sweater from 1980 — a Calder Cup winning season — … Continue reading

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