Category Archives: NHL Network

It’s Just the Second Round, but the Caps This Spring Are Standing Tall

There are eight teams left vying for hockey’s grand prize, and this morning, it’s interesting to reflect on the relative status of our Capitals. Put bluntly: have the Capitals ever looked quite as formidable and buzz-worthy relative to their remaining … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Semin, Brooks Laich, Bruce Boudreau, Dennis Wideman, Michal Neuvirth, Morning cup-a-joe, NHL Network, Southeast Division, Tampa Bay Lightning, Washington Capitals | 5 Comments

Less than Classic Marketing Instincts

A consumer of NHL hockey for more than three decades, I’ve never once imagined it a clever and effective marketing idea to take NHLers, place them out on a football field, and have them fire pucks through the goalposts and … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Gary Bettman, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, NHL Network, Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals, Winter Classic, Winter Classic 2011 | 8 Comments

Finding a Coveted Connection with Home Three Thousand Miles Away

I’m 2,700 miles from home, my business is finished for the day, and all I want in this world at 3:00 Pacific Coast Time on Wednesday is some manner of sports bar within walking distance of my Orange County, California, … Continue reading

Posted in Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, NHL Network, Pittsburgh Penguins, TV, Washington Capitals | 13 Comments

Avert Your Eyes Away from Fresh Media Malfeasance

Nature Herself this week is condemning local media, freezing hard and fast our Canal and urging us to recreate outside, far away from media’s maelstrom of malfeasance. Once again, burgundy and gold incompetence is being feted and celebrated by the … Continue reading

Posted in Chris Clark, Hershey Bears, Hockey Towns, John Carlson, Mathieu Perreault, Media, Mike Green, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, NHL Network, Washington Capitals | 6 Comments

Friday Schadenfreude: A Whole Lot of Losing up in Western Pa.

We interrupt our Caps’ coverage to bring you an update from the Land of Unregulated Mullets: the Pens are losing, a lot, lately. Last night the visiting Devils took the barber clippers to Sidney & Co., 4-1. Since Halloween, the … Continue reading

Posted in National Hockey League, NHL, NHL Network, Pittsburgh Penguins, Washington Capitals | Tagged , | 6 Comments

College Hockey Fans, Rejoice

The NHL Network has added 18 live college hockey games to its schedule over the coming months, starting with tonight’s tilt featuring Wisconsin at North Dakota. Per the press release, “NHL Network today announced it has reached a one-year extension … Continue reading

Posted in College Hockey, NHL Network | 2 Comments

In The Zambonis We Trust

Given the uncertain economic climate, I’ve been looking for somewhere safe to put my money. After watching XM’s NHL Live on the NHL Network on Friday night, I found it. Apparently The Zambonis are branching out into the world of … Continue reading

Posted in NHL Network, Radio | 3 Comments