Category Archives: Vancouver Canucks

Stanley Cup Fever in Fredericksburg, Virginia

We spied the Stanley Cup in Fredericksburg, Virginia. These local Bruins fans are hoping for some more home ice magic tonight to force game 7. Advertisements

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Out West Tonight, Let There Be Whale Choking

On this spectacular spring day in the nation’s capital I saw the sun rise as I awaited the opening of my gym. It was a deeply spiritual moment — I was mere hours removed from the final horn of a … Continue reading

Posted in Chicago Blackhawks, Morning cup-a-joe, NHL playoffs, Pittsburgh Penguins, Vancouver Canucks, Washington Capitals, Western conference | 9 Comments

First-round Ruminations

This morning I’m thinking of David Poile, for this morning, the former Caps’ GM is savoring his first playoff series win since he arrived in Nashville to guide the expansion Predators in 1998, and his first postseason triumph since the … Continue reading

Posted in Carrie Underwood (the First Lady of Pucks), Chicago Blackhawks, David Poile, Michal Neuvirth, Morning cup-a-joe, Nashville Predators, New York Rangers, NHL playoffs, Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Vancouver Canucks, Washington Capitals | 9 Comments

Tête à tête: The President’s Trophy

[This is the second post in a series that focuses on the conversation behind the issue with Andrew Tomlinson and Alex Perlmutter. The President’s Trophy and what it really means in the grand scheme of things is the focus of this edition’s discussion. Take a look at our opinions and feel free to add your own.] Continue reading

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Uninspired and Unwatchable

Like many in the region, I lost power in my home during Wednesday night’s storm. But I’ve a four-wheel drive and a flatscreen-laden Chili’s nearby, and I really wanted to watch the Capitals’ final game before the All Star break. … Continue reading

Posted in Alexander Ovechkin, Alexander Semin, Bruce Boudreau, Front Office, George McPhee, Jonathan Warner, Lisa Hillary, Morning cup-a-joe, National Hockey League, New Jersey Devils, Vancouver Canucks, Washington Capitals, Washington the hockey town | 22 Comments

An Offseason in Bullets (with, Hopefully Soon, Our Old Bullets Back)

Let’s say that like me you approached this offseason as an occasion to distance yourself from hockey a bit, to treat our sport’s summer developments with comparative indifference relative to recent years. First-round flameouts by Cup heavies can breed that. … Continue reading

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How It’s Gonna Shake Out in Round One

We asked our OFB Young Guns, Andrew and Alex, to piece together an overview of the first round of the NHL playoffs. It’s an overview not necessarily designed to wager on, but if you do, and if you win with … Continue reading

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