Monthly Archives: February 2011

Arnott Acquired for Steckel and a 2nd

[3:36pm] Bob McKenzie reports Arnott for Steckel and a 2nd round pick. Probably in 2012.
[3:13pm] LeBrun Confirms
[3:07pm] Have the Capitals acquired Jason Arnott from the Devils? Early word is Steckel is a Devil.

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Trade Day for Caps

[12:13am EST] King clears waivers.
[11:50am EST] Mike Vogel is reporting the Caps have traded Jake Hauswirth and a 3rd round pick in 2011 to Florida for defenseman Dennis Wideman.

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McPhee’s Moment

Is this the most important day in the NHL executive career of Capitals’ General Manager George McPhee? You could make a compelling case that it is. Publicly, McPhee is standing solidly behind his 33-20-10, second-place-in-the-Southeast squad. (The team’s 20 regulation … Continue reading

Posted in 106.7 the Fan, Eastern Conference, Ed Frankovic, George McPhee, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, New media, NHL trade deadline, Radio, Sergei Fedorov, Sky Kerstein, Ted Starkey, Washington Capitals | 8 Comments

Caps Comeback: Caps 3 / Isles 2

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Because We *Badly* Need Feel-Good Distraction

Patriot News Bears’ beat reporter Tim Leone needed only 20 minutes Saturday night to develop a man-crush on a buzz-prospect:  

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Caps Claim And Waive A King?

Sturm claimed? Update: Yep. Confirmed. The natural left winger was claimed today by the Capitals. Read into it what you will. Meanwhile, D.J. King has been waived.

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OFB TV: Lis and Ed Talk ‘What Now?’

Oh so ugly at the rink last night, and oh so hard to talk hockey passionately when the players you cover evince so little of it on a winter Friday night before another full house, but our Lis and Ed … Continue reading

Posted in Eastern Conference, Ed Frankovic, Hockey hearts, National Hockey League, New media, NHL Trades, OFB TV, Washington Capitals | 1 Comment