Category Archives: Nashville Predators

A Desperation Move by a Desperate GM

Once upon a time, Capitals General Manager George McPhee was viewed, rightly I think, as cautious and shrewd each spring around trade deadline time. Never one to radically revamp his roster with wheeling and dealing then, McPhee in fact over … Continue reading

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The Young Guns Win It For The Old Man’s 1000th: Caps 4 / Preds 1

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First-round Ruminations

This morning I’m thinking of David Poile, for this morning, the former Caps’ GM is savoring his first playoff series win since he arrived in Nashville to guide the expansion Predators in 1998, and his first postseason triumph since the … Continue reading

Posted in Carrie Underwood (the First Lady of Pucks), Chicago Blackhawks, David Poile, Michal Neuvirth, Morning cup-a-joe, Nashville Predators, New York Rangers, NHL playoffs, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Vancouver Canucks, Washington Capitals | 9 Comments

The Morning After: It Was Sloppy, But It Was A Win

Washington’s win over the Islanders last night was definitely not one of their best from the last few years. If it was not for a soft goal let in by Dwayne Roloson and a Nick Backstrom power play redirection, we all could be talking about a very different game today. Continue reading

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How It’s Gonna Shake Out in Round One

We asked our OFB Young Guns, Andrew and Alex, to piece together an overview of the first round of the NHL playoffs. It’s an overview not necessarily designed to wager on, but if you do, and if you win with … Continue reading

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Game Day Open Thread: Washington at Nashville

Chat about tonight’s game here, but keep it clean because Chris Hansen may be watching. Continue reading

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Hockey Sweater Obsessives, Your Ship Has Arrived

Paul Lukas of Uni Watch fame has published his NHL preview, chock full of hockey uniform photos from new sweaters, to memorial patches, to the sneaky “C” that Roberto Luongo added to his mask since by NHL rules no goaltender … Continue reading

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Breaking Into Sports in Nashville

Now here’s a great idea: Is your dream to work in the Sports & Entertainment Industry? Well, you are not alone and it is never too early to start gaining the skills and information you need to get a head … Continue reading

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From the Mouths of Babes

Certain members of OFB are thrilled that the Capitals are starting auditions for the Spirit Squad today. My only hope is that the Spirit Squad has a blog, similar to the Nashville Predators Dancers and Goal Girls, or the Blue … Continue reading

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Well His Name Isn’t Gary Fretman

The NHL ownership scandals continue; and it’s beyond Boots Del Baggio and his shady tactics for buying the Nashville Predators . . . Anaheim Ducks owner Henry Samueli has pleaded guilty to lying to federal authorities. Gary Bettman seemed unperturbed: … Continue reading

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