Category Archives: Comcast SportsNet

Farewell to a Broadcast King

As summer comes to a close we learn of another important and impassioned media voice for hockey leaving Washington for an exciting career opportunity. Comcast Sportsnet’s Russ Thaler begins the on-air portion of a new chapter in his broadcast career … Continue reading

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OFB TV: Comcast Sportsnet’s Jill Sorenson on Washington Blooming in Pucks This Spring

We had a chance to visit with Jill Sorenson of Comcast Sportsnet recently and call her out for some Avery-like behavior during the media skate the Capitals held at season’s start. More importantly, Jill shared with us some first-hand accounts … Continue reading

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A Warrior Moment To Remember for the Red Army

The Capitals may or may not go on to enjoy a prosperous and lengthy run in the 2011 NHL postseason. This morning, all we know for sure is that things are a heck of a lot better in late April … Continue reading

Posted in Bruce Boudreau, Comcast SportsNet, Jill Sorenson, Mike Green, Morning cup-a-joe, New York Rangers, NHL playoffs, Verizon Center, Washington Capitals, Washington the hockey town | 5 Comments

Return to Prominence

Stick-tap to Dan Steinberg for bringing this to our attention:

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OFB TV: Catching Up with Dmitri Orlov

Yesterday morning the Hershey Bears practiced at their grand old barn, Hersheypark Arena. I drove up for the practice with Ben Raby of Comcast Sportsnet and WTOP radio. Raby had never been inside HPA before, and he had the same … Continue reading

Posted in American Hockey League, Ben Raby, Comcast SportsNet, Dmitri Orlov, Dmitry Kugryshev, Federal News Radio, Grand Old Hersheypark Arena, Hershey Bears, KHL, OFB TV, Prospects, Radio, Washington Capitals | 6 Comments

‘Saturday Night Caps’ Blogger Insights

This past Saturday night I joined Off Wing Opinion’s Eric McErlain, Comcast Sportsnet’s hockey blogger Ben Raby, and veteran Capitals’ radio reporter Jonathon Warner in studio for Federal News Radio’s ‘Saturday Night Caps.’ Federal News Radio is the flagship station … Continue reading

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“Unfamiliar Territory” — Also, Intolerable

Can a legitimate Stanley Cup contender lose any hockey game by a touchdown — and to a middle-of-the-pack outfit at that? “Unfamiliar territory” is where the Caps are these days, according to the head coach after Sunday night’s preposterous 7-0 … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks for Being in the Nation’s Hockey Capital

In the spirit of the season, I offer a list of 10 things I’m thankful for while commissioned in the Red Army this fall. (10) The Moxie of Matt Hendricks. The longshot training camp candidate won a checking line center’s … Continue reading

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Dishonoring the Crest

We all have bad days at the office. Occasionally, we all have really bad days at the office. You know the ones — things start going wrong at 8:45, improve none over the course of the morning, lunch hour mercifully … Continue reading

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Postgame Live Chat Tonight

Similar to last season, tonight I’ll be hosting a chat on CSN Washington after the Caps-Devils game. The chat will be here. Please join me to share your thoughts about the game and discuss exciting topics such as the Devils’ woes and Erskine’s mustache (which, incidentally, would be a great band name). See you tonight! Continue reading

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