Category Archives: Hartford Whalers

Bloggers’ Concluding Winter Classic 2011 Notebook

More than 500 members of the media representing more than 125 outlets descended upon Pittsburgh for the Winter Classic last weekend; we were fortunate enough to be included among them. This was a monumental moment in Washington Capitals history, and … Continue reading

Posted in Atlanta Thrashers, Hartford Whalers, hockey blogging, Media, National Hockey League, New media, OFB, Pittsburgh Penguins, Quebec Nordiques, Quebec the Very Serious Hockey Town, Southeast Division, Ted Leonsis, The Great Old Patrick Division, The Red Army, Washington Capitals, Winter Classic 2011 | 2 Comments

Big Letdown in the Big Apple (until Happy Hour)

Business travel delivered me to the Big Apple late this week, where I had a chance to visit the NHL Store on 6th Avenue. I’d been warned for a couple of years now to prepare to be underwhelmed by its … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Hartford Whalers, National Hockey League, TV, Washington Capitals | 6 Comments

Co-Habitating with Hockey

Hockey yesterday fell to one knee and offered me its hand. The NHL Network, you see, debuted some time yesterday afternoon on my cable television provider, Comcast. It would have been a same-sex marriage between us, and I’m not real … Continue reading

Posted in Gary Bettman, Hartford Whalers, National Hockey League, NHL Network | 9 Comments