Category Archives: Brian Pothier

Chris Clark: The Long Road to an Important Return

His return has been long in the making,. After a career year three years ago Captain Chris Clark faded into obscurity. Two groin pulls, a wrist injury and a demotion to the third line later; the Captain has finally made his return from the abyss to become a critical part of the Washington team yet again. Continue reading

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A City’s Love Affair with a Pint-Sized Playmaker Is Blossoming

Verizon Center had a new and novel synergy within its passion Friday night. On a couple of occasions Mathieu Perreault was chased out of the faceoff circle, and the soldout rink booed its displeasure. When the puck was on Perreault’s stick … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Semin, Brian Pothier, Bruce Boudreau, National Hockey League, NHL, Verizon Center, Washington Capitals | Tagged , | 6 Comments

First Fifth Review

The first fifth of the Capitals’ season leaves the club with a 10-3-4 record, 24 points, and a first-place tie for the the conference lead with the archrival Penguins. But is the Capitals position in the standings reflective of an … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, American Hockey League, Brian Pothier, Bruce Boudreau, Colorado Avalanche, Dallas Stars, Eastern Conference, Entry Draft, Florida Panthers, Hershey Bears, Jeff Schultz, Jose Theodore, Mathieu Perreault, Mike Green, Milan Jurcina, New Jersey Devils, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Tarik El-Bashir, Tom Poti, Washington Capitals | 1 Comment

Game Day Open Thread: Caps at Thrashers

Chat about the game here. Continue reading

Posted in Atlanta Thrashers, Brian Pothier, National Hockey League, Southeast Division, Washington Capitals | 16 Comments

Pothier Skating at Kettler

OFB reader vanzabdan emailed this photo of Brian Pothier from Kettler yesterday: “I was pleasantly surprised Saturday morning, as I sat with my 3 year old watching the injured Caps skate, to see Brian skating with the boys. Best wishes … Continue reading

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Brian Pothier, Not Playing but Not Forgotten

The Washington Capitals’ Brian Pothier is my wife’s favorite player. Oh, she enjoys watching lots of Caps on the ice, and after her Hockey ‘n Heels evening she’s developed a few crushes (Laich, Jurcina… and perhaps others but I’m afraid … Continue reading

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