Category Archives: Dave Fay

Put Cancer On Ice

This is a great event for a great cause. We encourage you to attend. If you can’t attend, we encourage you to make a donation however large or small. PUT CANCER ON ICE to hold Fourth Dave Fay Charity Hockey … Continue reading

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More Hockey in July? You Bet!

Although development camp wrapped up last Saturday and the kids have boarded flights to destinations across the world, there is still hockey in July in DC. Tomorrow marks the third annual Dave Fay Memorial Hockey Game in honour of the long time Caps beat writer for the Washington Times who lost his battle with cancer in July of 2007. Continue reading

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Dave Fay Memorial Hockey Game and Silent Auction – Sat, 19 July, 2008

It is not often we publish the full text of a press release — in fact we have never.¬† It is also not often we are asked to help spread the word of such an important event.¬† We encourage you … Continue reading

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Enshrinement Day for Two from D.C.

Two members of the Washington Capitals’ family today get inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame: Scott Stevens, who played eight seasons with the Caps, and the late Dave Fay, the team’s beat reporter for the Washington Times for nearly … Continue reading

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The Primitive Timing of Season Previews

I received helpful feedback recently from Associated Press reporter Peter Kerzel, who penned the Caps’ preview for this season’s THN Annual Yearbook. You may recall my suggesting that Kerzel’s file, which featured curious forecasted line combinations among other personnel considerations, … Continue reading

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Wide Open Observations of Opening Night (at Home)

An attempt to provide a sense of the atmosphere I encountered in and about Verizon Center beginning late Saturday afternoon: 4:45 p.m.: We do not have anything approaching hockey weather. In fact, walking down 6th St. under a blazing sun, … Continue reading

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Truer Words

Jason LaCanfora had the great honor of delivering the eulogy for Dave Fay this past weekend. Jason got to know Dave quite well as they shared the Caps’ beat for rival newspapers for five years. It was a moving and … Continue reading

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Hit the Ice to Beat Cancer

Our friends at PutCancerOnIce.org will be holding their monthly charity hockey game on July 29th from 2 – 3:30 pm at Kettler, and will be donating the proceeds to Hockey Fights Cancer in the name of the recently departed Dave … Continue reading

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Funeral Arrangements for Dave Fay

From the Washington Capitals PR Staff: Viewing and funeral arrangements for legendary Caps beat writer Dave Fay have been made for Friday and Saturday, July 20-21: Viewing: Friday, July 20, 2-4 p.m. and 6-9 p.m. Stauffer Funeral Home 8 E. … Continue reading

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Dave Fay: A Hall of Famer Passes on

The hockey world in general, and the Washington D.C. area hockey community in particular, lost a great friend last night, as Washington Times hockey writer Dave Fay finally succumbed to a lengthy illness. Fay, a fixture on the Caps’ beat … Continue reading

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