Category Archives: Rush

Best Hockey Night in Canada Open. Ever.

Fine work on the open by Tim Thompson (@b0undless).

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Let There Be Well-Aged Rock

The Holy Triumvirate of rock came to town on Sunday evening, and hockey sweater weather made for a memorable evening for yet another memorable set.  

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Farewell to a Broadcast King

As summer comes to a close we learn of another important and impassioned media voice for hockey leaving Washington for an exciting career opportunity. Comcast Sportsnet’s Russ Thaler begins the on-air portion of a new chapter in his broadcast career … Continue reading

Posted in Comcast SportsNet, Hockey blogging, Media, New media, Rush, Russ Thaler, Washington Capitals, Washington the hockey town | 2 Comments

Live on Letterman – Neal Peart

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Now That’s the Spirit (of Radio)

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DJ Stretch: Pumping Up the Volume of Verizon Center

There was something mischievously odd about the smirk on Brett Leonhardt’s face as he approached me in the Verizon Center pre-game press box a few weeks back. “Did you hear ‘Tom Sawyer’?” he asked me, alluding to the ’80s Rush … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Brett Leonhardt, Karl Alzner, Media, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, Rush, Verizon Center, Washington Capitals | 2 Comments

If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made A Choice

We pardon this interruption of your regularly-scheduled programming: Mike, John, and Gary were at the pretty-damned-amazing Rush concert last night. We will shortly resume your Capitals coverage, already in progress. Continue reading

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Remedying Roadtrip for Two Healing Hockey Hearts

My final fond memory of the 2009-10 hockey season: being seated in Bar Louie, hard by Verizon Center, and taking in the optimism-infusing action of Caps-Habs game 4 with my pal Stephen Pepper, the maestro of Japers’ Rink radio. The … Continue reading

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The Hockey Song’s New Beat

Technical issues kept us from recording the TSN feed on Thursday to check out Neil Peart’s take on “The Hockey Song”. Luckily, HockeyWebCast had our backs. BTW, that drum kit has all 30 NHL logos on it.

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An Old Song Gets a New Beat

Last week Rush’s Neil Peart recorded a fresh take on the ‘Hockey Night in Canada’ theme song — ‘Canada’s second national anthem’ — which TSN purchased the rights to last year. The re-recording took place last Monday in Hollywood, where Peart lives.  … Continue reading

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