Category Archives: Dainius Zubrus

We Got Slightly Atwitter Over Marcus Johansson Yesterday

It is the season for families to unite, convene in good cheer and warm embrace and, over seasonal spirits and large-portion meals, share a year’s worth of trials and triumphs, and spiritedly debate politics and sports, and soon thereafter rupture … Continue reading


Posted in American Hockey League, Dainius Zubrus, hockey blogging, John Carlson, Marcus Johansson, Mathieu Perreault, Media, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, New media, Nicklas Backstrom, Twitter, Washington Capitals | 8 Comments

OFB TV: Could the Caps Be ‘Zubrus-ing’ Marcus Johansson?

We leave the Caps’ 4-2 triumph over Buffalo with a “big-picture” concern related to rookie Marcus Johansson, and my colleague and mentor warmly remembers my 21st birthday of last week.

Posted in Alexander Semin, American Hockey League, Buffalo Sabres, Dainius Zubrus, Marcus Johansson, OFB TV, Prospects, Southeast Division, Washington Capitals | 3 Comments

Washington Capitals’ Playoff Math Redux

The Washington Capitals’ season is down to the proverbial wire: one or two games remain for each of the teams in the Eastern Conference race, and that race is tighter than fitting these guys into adjacent Metro Rail seats. The … Continue reading

Posted in Boston Bruins, Buffalo Sabres, Carolina Hurricanes, Dainius Zubrus, Montreal Canadiens, New Jersey Devils, New York Rangers, Ottawa Senators, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals | 11 Comments

Buzz Trades, a Big Game, a Big-Buzz Atmosphere Stream of Consciousness

Was in the then MCI Center the night of March 13, 2001 — also deadline day — when earlier in the day GMGM dealt Zednik and Bulis and a pick to Montreal for Zubrus and Linden, and the mood in … Continue reading

Posted in Brooks Laich, Corey Masisak, Dainius Zubrus, Gary Bettman, Lindsay Czarniak, Mike Vogel, Morning cup-a-joe, NHL Trades, Olaf Kolzig, Peter Bondra, Print, Tarik El-Bashir, Washington Post, Washington Times | 8 Comments

Trevor, the Morbidly Obese Goalie

From time to time, we get emails from our readers informing us of hockey tidbits or other happenings that we might otherwise miss. Some are blog worthy, some are not. Our most recent email comes on the heals of OFB’s … Continue reading

Posted in Dainius Zubrus, Ted Leonsis | 1 Comment

Caps’ Season Overview: “A Work in Progress”

From our vantage, the Washington Capitals have not yet assembled the key roster pieces that ownership and management need to supplement the rebuilding blocks laid during the first two post-lockout seasons — and which can deliver the Caps to springtime … Continue reading

Posted in Boyd Gordon, Dainius Zubrus, Milan Jurcina, NHL Trades, Olaf Kolzig | 14 Comments

Missing a Vitally Important Middle Man

Dainius Zubrus was last in action in Washington the weekend of February 24, when the team had a home-and-home set with New Jersey. The team played fantastic on the road that Saturday, easily winning 4-2, a late Devils’ goal making … Continue reading

Posted in Buffalo Sabres, Dainius Zubrus, Morning cup-a-joe | 9 Comments