Monthly Archives: December 2010

Day 1 Guide at Heinz Field: The Ice, the Players, and the New Start Time

Mike Green said after the Caps skated Friday afternoon (by 5 pm, it was still in the 50’s) that he probably skated in weather this warm before as a kid, but never with his full gear on for a full … Continue reading

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Caps Welcomed Warmly in Pittsburgh

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On a Pond of Legends, Evason’s Play Stood Out

Caps assistant coach Dean Evason was fairly well-conditioned for the verbal give-and-take between players at Friday’s Capitals-Penguins alumni game, which ended in a 5-5 tie. He’d been subjected to his own round of ribbing from current Capitals when they heard … Continue reading

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Bonzai Delivers a Last-Minute New Years Eve Dagger!

With the Alumni Pittsburgh Penguins clinging to a 5-4 lead and with Caps’ netminder Don Beaupre pulled for a sixth attacker this morning, old no. 12 seriously dampened the New Years spirits of the hosts with an equalizer strike! “BONZAI!!!” … Continue reading

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A Salute to History: Caps Alumni 5/ Pens Alumni 5

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Gearing Up for the Winter Classic

Comcast’s Corey Masisak offered an informative and should-be-read piece on recently about the equipment-preparation side of the Winter Classic. We wanted to add in a few details from a conversation OFB had with the Capitals’ head equipment manager, Brock … Continue reading

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Who Has The Upper Hand?

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