Category Archives: The President’s Trophy

A State of the Nation That Comes Up Small

On May 5, the morning after his hockey team had been swept out of the playoffs in the second round by the no. 5 seed, Capitals owner Ted Leonsis, to his credit, logged in to his blog, congratulated the victorious … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Eastern Conference, Morning cup-a-joe, New media, NHL playoffs, Southeast Division, Tampa Bay Lightning, Ted Leonsis, The President's Trophy, The Red Army, Washington Capitals | 28 Comments

Potentially a Landscaping-Altering — and Enhancing — Moment

In a Sports Illustrated column listing holiday gifts he’d give to each NHL club, what Darren Eliot offered the Capitals yesterday caught my attention: “A remote control to fast-forward the regular season because anything they do now is inconsequential. They … Continue reading


Posted in HBO's 24/7, Mathieu Perreault, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, Other sports, Southeast Division, The President's Trophy, Verizon Center, Washington Capitals, Washington Redskins, Washington the hockey town, Washington the would-be sports town, Winter Classic 2011 | 9 Comments

Airing Out the Play of the Caps in Month One

For me, radio appearances are a total blast. I never pass up an opportunity to go on the air — especially locally — and talk pucks. There’s something distinctive about radio as a media vehicle for conveying passion about a … Continue reading

Posted in 106.7 the Fan, hockey blogging, John Walton, Jonathan Warner, Media, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, special teams play, The President's Trophy, Washington Capitals | Leave a comment