Category Archives: Dan Steinberg

La Canfora Unloads, Again

Former Washington Post Capitals reporter Jason La Canfora was back on 106.7 the Fan today, ostensibly to discuss his present beat, the NFL, but studio host Danny Rouhier, to his credit, had his guest weigh in on the latest Capitals’ … Continue reading

Posted in 106.7 the Fan, Alexander Ovechkin, Dan Steinberg, Danny Rouhier, Jason La Canfora, Media, Radio, Washington Post | 6 Comments

Appreciated Callout

Scored us some love from WaPost today, and we send it right back. From Tarik to Steinz to Boz and all the paper’s photogs, there was rich and deeply reflective coverage of this historic week for hockey here by the … Continue reading

Posted in Bruce Boudreau, Dan Steinberg, Media, OFB, Tarik El-Bashir, Thomas Boswell, Washington Post, Washington the hockey town | 5 Comments

Reflections on the Post’s Survey of Our Sports Town Standing

If you haven’t read Dan Steinberg’s Washington Post essay on the District’s standing as a sports town, which ran on A1 this past Sunday, you really ought to. It’s underpinned by a significant survey of the region’s sports patronage/consumption patterns, … Continue reading

Posted in Dan Steinberg, Media, Morning cup-a-joe, Print, Washington Capitals, Washington Post, Washington the hockey town, Washington the would-be sports town | 7 Comments

A Reveling Red Army Invasion of the Pittsburgh Riverfront

Surreal New Years Eve scene at Pittsburgh’s riverfront German bier hall Hofbrauhaus: from 9:00 on last night, easily 250-plus Capitals’ fans reveling with the aid of giant steins of frothy, bringing great spontaneous pageantry and passion to their chants of … Continue reading

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Portis-ing Pittsburgh

I’m indebted to the Post’s Dan Steinberg for uncovering this latest fashion twist for local sports’ fans: I did not Photoshop in the ‘Enlarge’ button. I think this ought to serve as uniform for Caps’ fans making the trip up … Continue reading

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More Leadership from Brooks Laich

We know you’re feeling as we do today, and we also know there’s not a whole lot available to assuage our collective agony, but try this:┬áread this terrific tale about Brooks Laich’s Wednesday night/early Thursday morning. It goes like this: … Continue reading

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Great Blogging from Two Hockey Towns

More strong journalism in a spring that’s already offered an abundance of it: Dan Steinberg recorded an impressive testimonial from Alexander Ovechkin’s parents as part of his front-page portrait of the Gr8 from this past Sunday. As endorsements of hockey … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, American Hockey League, Dan Steinberg, Media, National Hockey League, Tim Leone, Washington Capitals, Washington Post | 3 Comments

A Capital Morning in the Post

Congratulations to Dan Steinberg of DC Sports Bog (and my fellow University of Delaware Fighting Blue Hen) who this morning snagged some prime real estate on The Washington Post‘s page A1 with his article about the Alex Ovechkin.

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Channeling Pain Into Productivity

The Washington Post’s Tarik El-Bashir has an article in today’s paper about Jose Theodore and the struggles he’s faced since the death of his infant son last year. The tragedy has been extremely difficult for him and his family, but one positive thing has come out of it. Theodore started a charity, Saves For Kids, that will benefit Children’s National Medical Center. Professionally, after some early-season struggles, he has played very well, despite the thoughts that torment him on a regular basis. Continue reading

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Bradley Bandwagon Or Laing Love Train?

On Tuesday, the Caps’ PR man Nate Ewell posted the following on Twitter:
Who’s a bigger cult hero: Laing or Bradley? @dcsportsbog may lure some back to Lainger’s camp
The link is an article that the Post’s Dan Steinberg wrote about Quintin Laing and his thoughts on the win streak. However, most of the article was filled with praise for Laing, from his coach and teammates. How could you not like a guy like this? Continue reading

Posted in Brooks Laich, Dan Steinberg, Matt Bradley, Nate Ewell, Washington Capitals | 5 Comments