Category Archives: Corey Masisak

More Great Media Emerges To Cover the Caps

Two promising and appealing new media products have debuted recently and are worth highlighting. On February 3, the Capitals began a partnership with the Examiner, running an advertisement section wrapped around the cover of the daily titled ‘Caps Extra.’ It’s … Continue reading

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New Media Convergence on the Farm

This weekend OFB embarks on a roadtrip we’ve sought since our start — to Hershey, but hauling along with us a hearty contingent of D.C. hockey bloggers. We’ve long wanted to take our new media party up to Chocolatetown for … Continue reading

Posted in American Hockey League, Comcast SportsNet, Corey Masisak, Hershey Bears, Hockey Towns, John Walton, Media, Prospects, Tim Leone, Washington Capitals | 1 Comment

Colleague Lost

Today’s merriment and celebration is tempered greatly by a sad reality in Washington sports media: today marks the final edition of the Washington Times as Washingtonians have come to know it for the better part of of 30 years. The … Continue reading

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Top of the Tweet for the Week of December 5

We thought it might be fun and interesting to highlight Top Tweets from the Captials’ Twitter community we came across during the past week. And we’ll probably offer up a roundup of Top Tweets each week. This week was filled … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, American Hockey League, Bengt Gustafsson, Chris Bourque, Corey Masisak, Dan Steinberg, Dmitry Chesnokov, John Walton, Media, Mike Vogel, Nate Ewell, National Hockey League, NHL, Twitter, Washington Capitals | Tagged , | 3 Comments

A Homecoming Debut

By now you know the Washington Capitals have recalled defenseman Tyler Sloan from Hershey for this west coast road trip.¬† It is expected that Sloan will make his NHL debut tonight in his native city of Calgary. A nice piece … Continue reading

Posted in American Hockey League, Corey Masisak, Hershey Bears, John Walton, Minor Pro Hockey, Tarik El-Bashir, Washington Post, Washington Times | 2 Comments

Case Study in How Hockey Can Be Covered: This Week’s Washington Times

We’re posting the sports section fronts, with links,¬†for the Washington Times from each of the last three mornings, as they are¬†the visual equivalent of snazzy billboards beautifully boasting of Washington’s privileged status in the NHL these days. To the Times … Continue reading

Posted in Corey Masisak, Print, Washington Times | 13 Comments

Case Study in How Hockey Can Be Covered: This Week’s Washington Times

We’re posting the sports section fronts, with links,¬†for the Washington Times from each of the last three mornings, as they are¬†the visual equivalent of snazzy billboards beautifully boasting of Washington’s privileged status in the NHL these days. To the Times … Continue reading

Posted in Corey Masisak, Media, Print, Washington Capitals, Washington Times | 13 Comments

How a Cup Contender Candidate Is Identified

The flattering forecasts are coming in fast and furious. The Caps are a consensus selection to win the Southeast division for a second consecutive season, but additionally, they’re commonly identified either explicitly as a Stanley Cup contender or a “dark … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Boyd Gordon, Brooks Laich, Bruce Boudreau, Corey Masisak, Media, Michael Nylander, Mike Green, Morning cup-a-joe, Nicklas Backstrom, Prospects, Sergei Fedorov, Tomas Fleischmann, Washington Capitals, Washington Times | 5 Comments

Open File: Duchesne Cup Championship

[Check out the first published photos of the presentation of the Duchesne Cup.] I alone among camp chroniclers am sporting a playoff beard during the Duchesne Cup Challenge, but I was also a big Gator fan. Bruce Boudreau gets the … Continue reading

Posted in Bruce Boudreau, Corey Masisak, Former Coaches & Players, Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Lisa Hillary, Media, Prospects, Tarik El-Bashir, Washington Capitals, Washington Post, Washington Times | 9 Comments

Travel Agents Need Not Apply: My R&R at the September Rink

Welcome to my vacation. This week I have friends recreating in Switzerland, Canada, and Virginia Beach. Meanwhile, I’m spending my week-long R&R at Kettler Capitals. No offense to my traditional vacation-traveling friends, but I think mine the most alluring, fulfilling, … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Semin, Corey Masisak, Donald Brashear, Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Lisa Hillary, Media, Mike Vogel, Morning cup-a-joe, Prospects, Tarik El-Bashir, Washington Capitals | 9 Comments