Tag Archives: Boston Bruins

Capitals Moving Up A Peg

Tonight’s hard-fought Eastern Conference Finals victory by the Boston Bruins assures one thing: The Capitals are moving up… on a list they’d rather not be on in the first place.

The Vancouver Canucks have never won a Stanley Cup. The Boston Bruins last won in 1972. Therefore, regardless of who wins the 2011 Stanley Cup, the Capitals will find themselves in 6th place on the list of teams with the longest Stanley Cup droughts. Continue reading

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Who’ve You Got?

As the pain of the Caps’ loss fades to a dull ache, I find myself watching the Bruins-Lightning series with great interest. It’s exciting stuff—unpredictable, fast-paced, and… confusing. Because while I’m a fan of neither team, I still like to pick a horse if I’m going to bother watching a race. Whom to pick?

My wife takes a simple yet elegant approach: root for whoever’s losing at that exact moment. Stay with that team while they’re losing or tied… then switch to the other team if the lead changes. Effective, if a bit murky before the game’s first goal. Continue reading

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After Last Night, King Is Out to Hunt More Bruins

Capitals head coach Bruce Boudreau described D.J. King’s presence in Tuesday’s preseason game like having “a big brother out there.” But when a hit from the Bruins’ Gregory Campbell to Alex Ovechkin brought both to a near-fight in the third, King was stuck watching helplessly from the bench, all while Ovechkin got two minutes for slashing and Campbell received two minutes for boarding. Continue reading

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Diary Of A Fight

Newly-minted Capital D.J. King fought Shawn Thornton Tuesday night at the Verizon Center. The heavyweight bout is herewith chronicled in pictures. Continue reading

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Backpacking Through Europe, NHL-Style

Six teams will be starting their seasons with games in Europe for the 2010/11 season. The NHLPA announced today the following games: Continue reading

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Junior Seau Gets A Handle On Things

Tonight is the premier of the NHL Equipment Manager episode of Sports Jobs with Junior Seau on Versus (11:30 p.m., again at 2:00 a.m.). Seau accompanied the Capitals for their trip up to Boston to open the season. This first … Continue reading

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Mullets + Bruins Jerseys = White Trash

I recently happened upon some photos of Seal and Heidi Klum’s vow renewal ceremony from last month. (There is a hockey nexus, I swear.) It was a cheesetastic event, featuring all things tacky and white-trash. Continue reading

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