Category Archives: Lisa Hillary

Some Call It God’s Tears, and Soon They’re Falling Upon Us

We figured that you needed some good news today, and we’re here to deliver the best . . . in the history of humanity.  The greatest beer on planet Earth (that we’ve ever consumed) soon, at long last, will be … 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

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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

A Predator and a Pretty Girl

Two things are terribly wrong with this video. First, Philadelphia’s Danny Briere claims that his head-hunting of Saturday night, for which he was suspended a modest three games by the NHL (as a “repeat offender” in his own words), was … Continue reading

Posted in Comcast SportsNet, Lisa Hillary, National Hockey League, Philadelphia Flyers, Washington Capitals | 3 Comments

An Offseason in Bullets (with, Hopefully Soon, Our Old Bullets Back)

Let’s say that like me you approached this offseason as an occasion to distance yourself from hockey a bit, to treat our sport’s summer developments with comparative indifference relative to recent years. First-round flameouts by Cup heavies can breed that. … Continue reading

Posted in Comcast SportsNet, D. J. King, Lisa Hillary, Media, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, Tarik El-Bashir, Ted Leonsis, TV, Vancouver Canucks, Washington Capitals, Washington Post | 2 Comments

Lisa Hillary’s Greatest Hits

Via CSN Washington: For our money, the rat is still the best clip. And kudos to Chick for the multiple digs at Philadelphia.

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Snapshots of a Blogger’s Season, 2009-10

[Hockey season’s over. Herewith, 25 of my favorite, most personal moments covering hockey in Washington during the 2009-10 campaign, relayed in no particular order.] (25) Not one, not two, but three blizzards buried Washington in the heart of hockey season. … Continue reading

Posted in American Hockey League, Bruce Boudreau, Hershey Bears, Hockey Towns, John Carlson, John Walton, Lisa Hillary, Mathieu Perreault, Media, National Hockey League, OFB Interviews, Shinny, Tara Wheeler, Tim Leone, Washington Capitals | 2 Comments

A Change of Fortune and Fate in the Crease

Well, who has the goaltender controversy now? And, how’s that Caps’ defense look right about now? For a team that was rather thoroughly maligned for its defensive play upon arriving in Montreal on Sunday, the Capitals in game 3 gave … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Semin, Brooks Laich, Comcast SportsNet, Eastern Conference, Hockey Night in Canada, Hockey Towns, Jason Chimera, John Carlson, Lisa Hillary, Mike Vogel, Montreal Canadiens, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, Semyon Varlamov, Washington Capitals | 34 Comments

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

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Bruce Boudreau, Comcast SportsNet, Dmitry Chesnokov, Jonathan Warner, Lisa Hillary, Washington Capitals | Leave a comment

Captain My Captain!

It’s never a bad week to be Ovi, but this past one was especially special for our captain. He scored his 50th goal on the season, but his most impressive move may have come off the ice. Comcast Sportsnet’s Russ … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Comcast SportsNet, Lisa Hillary, Media, National Hockey League, Nicklas Backstrom, Print, Washington Capitals | 12 Comments

Lisa Hillary Sits Down with Ted Leonsis

In a two-part interview series Comcast Sportsnet’s Lisa Hillary visited with Capitals’ majority owner Ted Leonsis this week and honed in on some real meat and potatoes issues with him: his satisfaction level with where the Caps are in the … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Comcast SportsNet, Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Lisa Hillary, National Hockey League, Ted Leonsis, USA Hockey, Vancouver Olympics, Video Clips, Washington Capitals | 1 Comment