Monthly Archives: February 2011

Escape From New York

Bad Sasha, Joe B’s Squabble, and Sturm Warnings It was almost another one of those nights.  You know the type: foul wind blowing outside, unsettling news of call-ups (Here, Beagle Beagle Beagle!) and send-downs (Mathieu – nooooo!) all day.  Caps … Continue reading

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Caps at Sixes and Nines

How Bad Are Things?  Alarmingly Bad. Toward the ‘crashing and burning’ phase of last night’s embarrassment, we were too humiliated to know how to respond.  For the first time in a while we had great seats – Hello Section 206! … Continue reading

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Matthew 2:26

The Gospel According to Matthew Handsome + charming + hard working + dedicated = Fan Fave (Sasha, are you listening?) The Zen of Hen(dricks) Hendyrama (Courtesy: Clydeorama)

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Inside Out: CSN Game Night

As Seen On TV Experts agree – CSN’s Joe Beninati, Craig Laughlin, Alan May and Al Koken are the triumvirate of hockey announce teams; genuine, engaging, natural born broadcasters. Their strengths become more obvious when we’re forced to watch a Caps game on either … Continue reading

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Lights Out, Lamp On

Dark, Dark in the Daytime/Nighttime Of all places, it was the Consol Energy Center that lost the lights last night. Just exactly what kind of dump is that place? No matter – after a delay of several minutes following the … Continue reading

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Buffalo Burgers & Penguin Confit

A Presidents Day Menu Hockey Day in America might be our new fave holiday.  A Caps win followed by losses for the filthy Rangers and loathesome Penguins. How does it get better than that?  Well, a day off work and … Continue reading

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(Home) Box Office Mojo

HBO’s Next Hot Hit Hockey Series Darren Everson and Hannah Karp’s Wall Street Journal article in the February 11 edition, Why College Hockey Arenas Are the Cathedrals of Sports: From Yale’s ‘Whale’ to North Dakota’s Palace, Quirkiness Reigns, got our … Continue reading

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Eagles Hate Sharks.

Among the most random questions possible: does Slapshot travel with the team on away games?  Does he board the bus or the plane, all feathers and beak, or is he stored away hidden in a steamer trunk to preserve his … Continue reading

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Caption Contest #2

We took a closer look at some of Bridget’s shots from Anaheim last night and couldn’t help but notice the expressions on the bench following one of Sasha’s three goals. One in particular stood out – Coach Bruce Boudreau’s, so … Continue reading

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Sasha Major

Six (point seven) Million Dollar Man We’ll admit it, we had to pack it in last night after the second frame. It got to be wayyyy past our bedtimes and we ended up missing most of the fireworks.  Our thanks … Continue reading

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