Category Archives: Nate Ewell

OFB TV: Running on Empty Against the Sharks

Elisabeth talks about how Tuesday’s 2-0 loss to the San Jose Sharks may have been the result of an emotional let down and how there seemed to be a lack of energy. Continue reading

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The Best Friend a Hockey Blogger Could Have

Being on the new media beat for hockey here the past five years has meant exchanging warm hellos to others with an extraordinary passion for our great game during the long calendar of the hockey year, and above everything else … Continue reading

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Hockey’s Hardest Working Man, Not on Skates (Part 2)

After his tenure at Michigan State was complete, Ewell moved into the sport and league he had always wanted to be a part of, the NHL. The Vice President of the Washington Capitals called him and offered him a position in the Capitals’ Public Relations department. Despite finally making it to league he had always wanted to be a part of though, Ewell’s experience was not what someone would call perfect. Not only was the team one of the older ones in the league, but there were some guys Ewell thought were very tough to work with. Of every experience over his year and a half with the team, Ewell remembers one incident that encapsulated his whole time there. Continue reading

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The Hardest Working Man, Not on Skates (Part 1)

Leaning forward in his tailored brown striped suit, Nate Ewell runs through a final check of his Blackberry. His end seat in the press box is still surrounded by vacant folding chairs as the Verizon Center press box has yet to fill with members of the print, radio and television media. Ewell has climbed through the Caps media ranks and is the now the team’s Vice President of Communications. While he gets to travel with some of the biggest athletes in hockey and certainly enjoys what he does, it doesn’t mean his job is not stressful. Often times, he can be so busy he forgets to do some of the menial tasks in life, including one time forgetting to eat. Continue reading

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Debut of the Ewell Cup

There were actually two sets of fierce competition out of the ice at KCI yesterday. The Duchesne Cup was decided during Tuesday’s lunch hour, but that was followed by the main event: the inaugural Ewell Cup, named for the host … Continue reading

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From Two Intrepid New Media Reporters, a Marvelous Look Inside a Bittersweet Hockey Season

It was a privilege and a thrill for me to be a part of the audience at Sirius XM’s D.C. studio last night for the debut of ‘The Hockey Diaries: The Almost Season,’ a stunning achievement in very new media … Continue reading

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