Category Archives: Quebec Nordiques

Bloggers’ Concluding Winter Classic 2011 Notebook

More than 500 members of the media representing more than 125 outlets descended upon Pittsburgh for the Winter Classic last weekend; we were fortunate enough to be included among them. This was a monumental moment in Washington Capitals history, and … Continue reading

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Must-see Saturday Night Puck on Long Island? Yes, for Nordiques’ Fans

I love stories like this: tonight the New York Islanders host the vastly improved but still seriously under-loved at home Atlanta Thrashers. As you might imagine, tickets on eBay for this battle not so royale are fetching something less than … Continue reading

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In Quebec, a Saturday Sea of Blue Bolsters the Call Home for Les Nordiques

While 7,000 or so Washington hockey fans redded-out the D.C. Convention Center Saturday for Capitals Convention II about ten times that number — perhaps more — rallied in support of returning NHL hockey to Quebec City, in what’s quickly become … Continue reading

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Mes Amis, Let Us Contract and Realign!

A few of our readers yesterday thought us advocates for General Sherman’s re-entry into, and reigniting of, Atlanta. Not true. We only want the rink there burned down. The good news is that were you to do that on a … Continue reading

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