Category Archives: Brett Leonhardt

The A’s Grueling Grind, and a Carousel of Goalies

The Hershey Bears (39-21-1-4) dropped a shootout decision in Portland, Maine, last night. Let’s just hope their bus driver is fresher than the skaters he’ll convoy through week’s end. When John Walton told me last weekend that beginning Saturday night … Continue reading

Posted in American Hockey League, Braden Holtby, Brett Leonhardt, Dmitry Orlov, Hershey Bears, Hockey roadtrips, John Walton, Prospects, Semyon Varlamov, Tim Leone | 2 Comments

Reason to Arise Early in Pittsburgh on New Years Eve

Some details have emerged about a Capitals-Penguins alumni game associated with this season’s Winter Classic at Heinz Field. First, the game will be played at 9:30 a.m. New Years Eve, on an auxiliary rink set up near the football stadium. … Continue reading

Posted in Alan May, Brett Leonhardt, Mike Gartner, Peter Bondra, Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals, Winter Classic 2011 | 8 Comments

Now That’s the Spirit (of Radio)

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DJ Stretch: Pumping Up the Volume of Verizon Center

There was something mischievously odd about the smirk on Brett Leonhardt’s face as he approached me in the Verizon Center pre-game press box a few weeks back. “Did you hear ‘Tom Sawyer’?” he asked me, alluding to the ’80s Rush … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Brett Leonhardt, Karl Alzner, Media, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, Rush, Verizon Center, Washington Capitals | 2 Comments

Spend Your Caps’ Convention Evening with Bloggers and Beer

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Give Blood, Play Hockey – Saturday’s Charity Hockey Classic

Heading to Kettler on Sunday to catch the opening day of the Washington Capitals’ Rookie Camp? Why not stop by a day early for the Second Annual Charity Hockey Classic?

The Charity Hockey Classic is an exhibition game between the Virginia Coaching Cardinals and the NCR Eagles joint military team – all to benefit Inova Blood Donor Services. The event is Saturday, September 11, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Continue reading

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Puck Talk on D.C. Radio This Weekend

With transitional weather returned upon us, you have a better cause for sticking indoors near a radio this weekend than last for a bit, although you’d do well to begin each and every Saturday morning with a cup-a-joe and Stephen … Continue reading

Posted in Braden Holtby, Brett Leonhardt, Hershey Bears, John Walton, Jonathan Warner, Media, National Hockey League, Radio, Washington Capitals | 1 Comment

From the Author of Gabby, a First-Rate Take on New Media and Hockey

A reporter of Tim Leone’s accomplishments and stature doesn’t need any advice from me on how to tackle a story, but when he interviewed me last month about bloggers and their role in covering the Caps, I emphasized the importance … Continue reading

Posted in Brett Leonhardt, Mike Vogel, Tarik El-Bashir, Ted Leonsis, Tim Leone, Washington Capitals, Washington Post | Leave a comment

Goaltending 3.0: Brett Leonhardt’s Ongoing Development as a Goaltender

This weekend marks the one-year anniversary of Capitals’ website production specialist Brett Leonhardt signing an amateur tryout contract, donning goalie pads and dressing in a Caps’ sweater, and taking warmups and briefly serving as a backup goalie for a regular season NHL … Continue reading

Posted in Brent Johnson, Brett Leonhardt, Jose Theodore, Michal Neuvirth, Semyon Varlamov, Washington Capitals | 5 Comments