Category Archives: Donald Brashear

Winter Classic Alumni Lines and Pairings

Can’t use any of these combos for tomorrow night’s game versus Anaheim, but this should look a lot like what Caps’ fans who travel to Pittsburgh New Years weekend could see should they take in the Caps-Pens Alumni game early … Continue reading

Posted in Alan May, Caps-Pens Winter Classic Alumni Game, Donald Brashear, Hockey Heroes, National Hockey League, Peter Bondra, Pittsburgh Penguins, Rod Langway, Washington Capitals, Winter Classic 2011 | 27 Comments

From Boudreau(x)’s to Brashear, TX: My Summer Vacation

When my cousin in Dallas announced last year that she was getting married, I mentioned to Chanuck that we should go, especially since my parents live in Houston and we could visit there first. For a variety of reasons too boring to list, I decided that it should be a road trip. Surely I must be a masochist- who in their right mind does a 3000-mile drive with an active 13-month-old? Continue reading


Posted in American Hockey League, Bruce Boudreau, Chicago Blackhawks, detroit red wings, Donald Brashear, Washington Capitals | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Minor Moments That Matter

Check out Mike Vogel’s engrossing post about the small moments in a game that constitute turning points; his fascinating article delving into the details of the Washington Capitals’ home opener victory makes for a terrific read. Check it out here.

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Brooks Laich, Bruce Boudreau, Chicago Blackhawks, Dave Steckel, Donald Brashear, Matt Bradley, Mike Green, Mike Vogel, Sergei Fedorov, Washington Capitals | Leave a comment

Are You Ready To Rock?

In case you missed the opening video for 2008-2009, here it is: For those of you who attended the taping, have you spotted yourself in the video? If you want to update your CapsMix, the song is Hell Yeah by … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Brooks Laich, Donald Brashear, Jose Theodore, Mike Green, Nicklas Backstrom, Video Clips, Washington Capitals | 6 Comments

Opening Night Roster Set

The Washington Capitals announced that Karl Alzner and Chris Bourque have been assigned to the Hershey Bears. Quintin Laing was placed on waivers and, if cleared, will report to Hershey. 2008 Washington Capitals Opening Night Roster FORWARDS   #   Player Ht. … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Boyd Gordon, Brent Johnson, Brooks Laich, Chris Bourque, Chris Clark, Dave Steckel, Donald Brashear, Eric Fehr, John Erskine, Jose Theodore, Karl Alzner, Matt Bradley, Michael Nylander, Mike Green, Milan Jurcina, Nicklas Backstrom, Sergei Fedorov, Tom Poti, Tomas Fleischmann, Washington Capitals | 17 Comments

Super Teambuilding

Thanks to Capitals Director for Media Relations Nate Ewell for passing on a great photograph from the season ticket holder’s party.

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Boyd Gordon, Brent Johnson, Chris Clark, Dave Steckel, Donald Brashear, Eric Fehr, Jose Theodore, Matt Bradley, Mike Green, Nate Ewell, Nicklas Backstrom, Washington Capitals | 17 Comments

That’s Jose, But Those Aren’t Pussycats

OFB reader cows3500 was kind enough to share photos from the Caps’ recent video shoot (see Puck Daddy for more info). Click on the photo for a full-size view.

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Brooks Laich, Chris Clark, Donald Brashear, Jose Theodore, Matt Bradley, Mike Green, Nicklas Backstrom, Washington Capitals | 10 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

For Love of the Goon

My friend’s wife, a Minnesota native, loves a good hockey fight. Oh, she’ll attend fight-free games and enjoy them, but it’s really the fights that get her blood boiling and make the game exciting for her. She is not alone. … Continue reading

Posted in American Hockey League, Donald Brashear, Ted Leonsis, Washington Capitals | 15 Comments

Caps / Flyers Post Game 1 Interviews

Posted in Dave Steckel, Donald Brashear, Mike Green, Philadelphia Flyers, Ted Leonsis, Video Clips, Washington Capitals | 3 Comments