Category Archives: Hockey fights

Hatred and Violence Are at the Heart of Our Sport, and Sunday All the World Saw It

In their bloodlust, Arabs and Jews have nothing on the Flyers and Penguins. (Isn’t it grand!) Really, in a relative sense, what transpired on the ice in Philadelphia yesterday made the Middle East seem one big, happy, if diverse, family. … Continue reading

Posted in HBO's 24/7, Hockey fights, Morning cup-a-joe, NHL playoffs, Old Time Hockey, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Sidney Crosby | 24 Comments

Killer Chronicle: A Weekend of Fun On and Off the Ice in D.C.

Probably about two  months ago, reading something on this blog, I first learned of the first-ever Capitals Alumni game. I fly into town this week to participate, and I’ve been looking forward to Friday night pretty much all summer. As … Continue reading

Posted in Capitals' greats of the past, Hockey fights, Hockey hearts, Hockey Heroes, Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Kevin Kaminski, Washington Capitals | 4 Comments

Matt Bradley, Always the Gentleman (Sorta)

Some memorable things happened in 1998. Google was founded. Windows 98 launched. James Cameron produced Titanic.  We were all swaying to Celine Dion (admit it). And Matt Bradley, playing in the OHL, won the William Hanley Award as the league’s … Continue reading

Posted in Hockey fights, Matt Bradley, National Hockey League, Old Time Hockey, Washington Capitals | 1 Comment