Category Archives: The Red Army

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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Plundering Western PA with a Reversal Invasion

It did not suck, slow shuffling out of Heinz Field late Saturday night, basking in the knowledge that Eric Fehr had fairly ruined the 2010 holidays for our friends in tattoos and mullets. This was no mere spectacle two points … Continue reading

Posted in Bruce Boudreau, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, Pittsburgh Penguins, Reversal Invasion, Ted Leonsis, The Red Army, Washington Capitals, Washington the hockey town, Winter Classic 2011 | 15 Comments

A Reveling Red Army Invasion of the Pittsburgh Riverfront

Surreal New Years Eve scene at Pittsburgh’s riverfront German bier hall Hofbrauhaus: from 9:00 on last night, easily 250-plus Capitals’ fans reveling with the aid of giant steins of frothy, bringing great spontaneous pageantry and passion to their chants of … Continue reading

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