Category Archives: Puck Daddy

It’s Pick ‘Em Time

It’s that time of year — prognostication aplenty for pucks. We’re doing our part. In an engaging forum organized by the D.C. Pro Sports Report this week we joined our puck chums JP, Rob Yunich, Dave Nichols and more in … Continue reading

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Failing at the Unveiling

I’d be at pains to identify another NHL club who with respect to reissuing a quality facsimile of the sweater it wore for its first few decades of existence has as grave a difficulty at the endeavor as do the … Continue reading

Posted in Puck Daddy, Sweaters, Washington Capitals, Winter Classic 2011 | 27 Comments

Puck Daddy, at the Olympics: It Was Like ‘A Roman Orgy’

The story arrived on my eyes like a first centerfold does to the adolescent away at summer camp — an “emergency” shipment of condoms was headed to Vancouver during the second week of the Olympics. This after 7,000 Olympians had … Continue reading

Posted in Media, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, OFB Interviews, Puck Daddy, USA Hockey, Vancouver Olympics, Washington Capitals | 2 Comments

Alan May Makes Radio Waves

In his enforcer’s treatment of Comcast Sportsnet Capitals’ commentator Alan May today, Greg Wyshynski begins with a powerful and, in our judgment, accurate overview of the big-picture media climate for hockey in the nation’s capital: “There is a persecution complex … Continue reading

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Onward and Upward for Miss Virginia, She of the Low GAA

Our good friend Puck Daddy has taken our local (cutiepie) girl goalie’s story to his rarefied realm, with video of her successfully staring down the Virginia Tech’s men’s team shooters at a recent practice. Good on you, PD. 

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Lost in Transition: Old Media Remains Three Strides Behind Dmitry Chesnokov

Once again we are indebted to Dmitry Chesnokov for bringing us news the mainstream media couldn’t. You may have heard: our Alexander Semin recently shared a few reflections on the Obama of our sport with Chesnokov, which appeared in the … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Dmitry Chesnokov, Media, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, Pittsburgh Penguins, Print, Puck Daddy, Sovetsky Sport, Washington Capitals | 15 Comments

In Good Company

This week’s Sports Business Journal included their NHL Season Preview.¬† Along with the normal preview fare of “Turnaround Teams”, “5 issues to watch”, and a piece on the Capitals’ ticket and sponsorship sales, the Sports Business Journal looked at popular … Continue reading

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In Good Company

This week’s Sports Business Journal included their NHL Season Preview.¬† Along with the normal preview fare of “Turnaround Teams”, “5 issues to watch”, and a piece on the Capitals’ ticket and sponsorship sales, the Sports Business Journal looked at popular … Continue reading

Posted in Media, National Hockey League, OFB, Puck Daddy | 6 Comments

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

Posted in Atlanta Thrashers, Nashville Predators, Puck Bunnies, Puck Daddy, Washington Capitals | 8 Comments

Charmed, I’m Sure

Given Puck Daddy’s recent obsession with Alyssa Milano’s touch clothing line, I figured it was time to take a look. I saw her MLB designs last year, and wasn’t hugely impressed. So when I initially heard about her NHL offerings, … Continue reading

Posted in Puck Bunnies, Puck Daddy, Washington Capitals | 15 Comments