Category Archives: Schadenfreude

Helping Haters Hate Even More

Our pledge: If indeed the Penguins-Flyers series produces exquisite agony, night after night, a special set of schadenfreude for Washingtonians, we will screen-capture the finest representations of it. Why not start with last night’s epic chokejob by the Pens. This … Continue reading

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February 6, 2011: Washington’s Super Bowl of Schadenfreude

I’m declaring February 6 a new and permanent holiday, unique to Washington: Shit the Bed Sunday by the ‘Burghers. Or, the Super Bowl of Schadenfreude. Let us have commemorative flags for all our autos — black and gold in color, … Continue reading

Posted in Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, Other sports, Pittsburgh Penguins, Schadenfreude, Washington Capitals, Winter Classic 2011 | 2 Comments

Schadenfreude in Seven: Habs 5 / Pens 2

Posted in Montreal Canadiens, NHL playoffs, Pittsburgh Penguins, Schadenfreude | 15 Comments

Schadenfreude Special on Versus Tonight

Winless Philadelphia visits the city in need of more Hair Cutteries tonight; Versus has the broadcast at 7:30. With another defeat, in regulation, the Orange and Black would fall to 0-3 on the season. A regulation loss by Sid & … Continue reading

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Schadenfreude Special on Versus Tonight

Winless Philadelphia visits the city in need of more Hair Cutteries tonight; Versus has the broadcast at 7:30. With another defeat, in regulation, the Orange and Black would fall to 0-3 on the season. A regulation loss by Sid & … Continue reading

Posted in Media, National Hockey League, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Schadenfreude, TV, Versus | 1 Comment

Hey Ref! The Finalists Await Your Votes

First OFB readers shared their favorite Capitals moments. This time we see Capitals fans creatively directing their passion at the game’s zebras ‚Äî with often hilarious results We’ve listed our top 6 OFB reader submissions below. Your votes will determine … Continue reading

Posted in National Hockey League, OFB Polls, Schadenfreude, Washington Capitals | 6 Comments

Ref, You Suck! Insulting Hockey’s Men in Stripes

The hockey-less heat of August provides one welcome relief for the NHL fan: freedom from the often egregious and grotesque officiating of NHL referees. Continue reading

Posted in NHL Rules, OFB Polls, Puck Sodas, Schadenfreude, Video Clips | 55 Comments

Another Solid Draft Hauling in Adherence with the Blueprint

So how did the Caps do at the draft this weekend? One answer is, a lot better than the Islanders and especially Pittsburgh. Here’s a Hockeysfuture reflection from an Isles’ fan attending a Friday night draft party, grading out his … Continue reading

Posted in DraftGeek, Entry Draft, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, New York Islanders, Pittsburgh Penguins, Prospects, Schadenfreude, Washington Capitals | 11 Comments

A Draft Hole Impacting the Washington-Pittsburgh Rivalry Years Hence?

Below you will find the order of selection for next weekend’s first four rounds of the 2008 NHL Entry Draft, held in Ottawa. You will note from our highlighting in bold the wealth of selections the Capitals enjoy — six … Continue reading

Posted in American Hockey League, Calder Cup, DraftGeek, Entry Draft, Hershey Bears, National Hockey League, Pittsburgh Penguins, Schadenfreude, Washington Capitals | 8 Comments

Stephen Colbert Solves the HNIC Theme Controversy

Stephen Colbert ruminates on global warming’s impact on the melting ice caps, and what treasures might be unearthed. One that he thinks the U.S. might steal is the HNIC theme. As Colbert puts it, “The theme to ‘Hockey Night in … Continue reading

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