Category Archives: Jonathan Warner

Local Hockey Media Crystal Ball the Postseason

We asked some of our favorite local voices covering the Caps to share with us a big-picture overview of this Capitals’ playoff club; specifically, we wanted them to address the team’s goaltending situation, its health, and its relative standing in … Continue reading

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Killer Comes Home

Discovery has its Shark Week; at OFB this week we’ll be celebrating and chronicling the brief but oh so memorable Caps’ career of Kevin ‘Killer’ Kaminski. Cause Killer’s coming home — he’s coming into town this weekend to take in … Continue reading

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Uninspired and Unwatchable

Like many in the region, I lost power in my home during Wednesday night’s storm. But I’ve a four-wheel drive and a flatscreen-laden Chili’s nearby, and I really wanted to watch the Capitals’ final game before the All Star break. … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Bruce Boudreau, Front Office, George McPhee, Jonathan Warner, Lisa Hillary, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, New Jersey Devils, Vancouver Canucks, Washington Capitals, Washington the hockey town | 22 Comments

‘Saturday Night Caps’ Blogger Insights

This past Saturday night I joined Off Wing Opinion’s Eric McErlain, Comcast Sportsnet’s hockey blogger Ben Raby, and veteran Capitals’ radio reporter Jonathon Warner in studio for Federal News Radio’s ‘Saturday Night Caps.’ Federal News Radio is the flagship station … Continue reading

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Airing Out the Play of the Caps in Month One

For me, radio appearances are a total blast. I never pass up an opportunity to go on the air — especially locally — and talk pucks. There’s something distinctive about radio as a media vehicle for conveying passion about a … Continue reading

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A Survey of Local Caps’ Media: Evaluating the Offseason

In the leadup to this fall’s training camp I reached out to local media long devoted to covering the Caps and asked them to respond to a single line of inquiry: relative to where they imagined the Caps to be … Continue reading

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New and Old Media Together on Local Air

Just a few of you were tuning in to the Masters this weekend while some local hockey media convened in the posh studios of Federal News Radio in Northwest Washington, to chat up the Caps’ remarkable season on Jonathon Warner’s … Continue reading

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Puck Talk on D.C. Radio This Weekend

With transitional weather returned upon us, you have a better cause for sticking indoors near a radio this weekend than last for a bit, although you’d do well to begin each and every Saturday morning with a cup-a-joe and Stephen … Continue reading

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A Welcomed New Link Between Washington and Hershey

This past weekend marked a broadcast first for hockey in Washington: the execution of virtual real-time audio swaps between Federal News Radio 1500, the local radio carrier of the Caps, and John Walton’s calls of the Hershey Bears, which Washington … Continue reading

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A Fresh Examination of D.C. Becoming a Hockey Town

Earlier this week WTOP radio Caps’ reporter Jonathon Warner, host of ‘Saturday Night Caps,’ aired a 5-minute feature examining Washington’s new-found claim to becoming a hockey town. It’s well worth a listen. Jonathan Warner Hockey Town Report – Click Here

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