Category Archives: Nate Ewell

Bradley Bandwagon Or Laing Love Train?

On Tuesday, the Caps’ PR man Nate Ewell posted the following on Twitter:
Who’s a bigger cult hero: Laing or Bradley? @dcsportsbog may lure some back to Lainger’s camp
The link is an article that the Post’s Dan Steinberg wrote about Quintin Laing and his thoughts on the win streak. However, most of the article was filled with praise for Laing, from his coach and teammates. How could you not like a guy like this? Continue reading


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100,000 for a Hockey Game? Maybe

Today brings word of an outdoor hockey game this December on the campus of the University of Michigan, between Red Berenson’s Wolverines and the Michigan State Spartans on December 11, in the Big House. Capacity? 106,000-plus. You have to imagine that this game’s … Continue reading

Posted in College Hockey, Nate Ewell | 4 Comments

Top of the Tweet for the Week of December 5

We thought it might be fun and interesting to highlight Top Tweets from the Captials’ Twitter community we came across during the past week. And we’ll probably offer up a roundup of Top Tweets each week. This week was filled … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, American Hockey League, Bengt Gustafsson, Chris Bourque, Corey Masisak, Dan Steinberg, Dmitry Chesnokov, John Walton, Media, Mike Vogel, Nate Ewell, National Hockey League, NHL, Twitter, Washington Capitals | Tagged , | 3 Comments

Super Teambuilding

Thanks to Capitals Director for Media Relations Nate Ewell for passing on a great photograph from the season ticket holder’s party.

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Boyd Gordon, Brent Johnson, Chris Clark, Dave Steckel, Donald Brashear, Eric Fehr, Jose Theodore, Matt Bradley, Mike Green, Nate Ewell, Nicklas Backstrom, Washington Capitals | 17 Comments

Ain’t No Party Like a ‘Vechkin Party

WASHINGTON, D.C.–Alexander Ovechkin is a machine. On the ice and off he constantly gives his all, to the delight of Capitals fans and lovers of hockey everywhere. Yet even Ovechkin looked a bit tired on Friday night at the party … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Mike Vogel, Nate Ewell, Peter Bondra, Ted Leonsis, Washington Capitals | 19 Comments

June 4, 1998: Washington Seriously Parties Over Hockey into the Wee Hours

Ten years ago today Joe Juneau scored what many Washington hockey fans consider to be the most significant goal in Capitals’ history — a game and series-ending, Wales Trophy earning tally, one catapulting Capsdom into delirium, 6:24 into overtime, on … Continue reading

Posted in Buffalo Sabres, Eastern Conference, Former Coaches & Players, Media, Nate Ewell, Olaf Kolzig, Washington Capitals | 9 Comments

INCH Podcast

No, we’re not referring to a podcast of the Pacino speech from Any Given Sunday, but a weekly podcast from the good folks at Inside College Hockey. Here is a snippet from yesterday’s podcast where the guys discuss the Caps’ … Continue reading

Posted in Brooks Laich, College Hockey, Donald Brashear, Nate Ewell, Nicklas Backstrom, Washington Capitals | Leave a comment

Developing a “Killer Instinct”?

By now you realize that the Caps secured their 70th point last night, equaling their totals for last two seasons, with still 15 games remaining. The rebuild is indeed over. This morning the Caps’ communications staff sent out its customary … Continue reading

Posted in Morning cup-a-joe, Nate Ewell, NHL Network, Print, Schadenfreude, Washington Post, Washington Times | 16 Comments

“This Was Fun . . . What a Great Day To Be a Caps’ Fan!”

That was the sentiment expressed by one of our readers early last evening, and it seems to us to capture Thursday’s wild ride and community-consuming euphoria rather perfectly and wonderfully. Another way of characterizing the most common reaction shared with … Continue reading

Posted in Mike Vogel, Nate Ewell, Sovetsky Sport | 24 Comments

Uniform Systems, We Hardly Knew Ya: Knee-jerks & Notes, Caps-Slugs, 12/14

Friday 6:05 p.m.: This evening at Verizon Center I’m thinking about the lovers of apple pie. Of the men who take their pleadings for the hands of the women they love first to the fathers, for permission. Of citizens who … Continue reading

Posted in Knee-Jerk, Nate Ewell, Olaf Kolzig | 29 Comments