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Rewind: Tour de France; Tour de Life

This past July, PuckBuddy Craig took a month off work to go chase a dream: working the Tour de France. Craig’s been a cycling fan for some time, and each year, just as hockey tends to be winding down (we … Continue reading

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Hall of Fame, Ride of Fame

Ovi’s Bus, Best Bus!  Alex Ovechkin is destined for the Hockey Hall of Fame one day. Tuesday afternoon, outside of Verizon, his name was enshrined in the Ride of Fame, an honor bestowed upon other notable athletes such as Henrik … Continue reading

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Smoke Show

A Smoke Break With Smokin’ Al It’s no secret we’re CSN fanboys. Even thought we’ll be at Sunday’s tilt versus the Flyers, we’re recording CSN broadcast of it. In addition to the action on the ice (prediction: Caps win, 3-1) … Continue reading

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The Winter Classic By The Numbers

via NHL Press Release… 2015 BRIDGESTONE NHL WINTER CLASSIC® BY THE NUMBERS 2 Each team is making its second appearance in the NHL Winter Classic; Chicago was defeated 6-4 by Detroit in 2009 at Wrigley Field. Washington bested Pittsburgh by … Continue reading

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We Cover The Waterfront

Before there was Nats Park…  When the puck drops for the Winter Classic at centre ice on New Year’s Day, give a thought to what was on that exact spot just a few years back. Where on Thursday, the best hockey … Continue reading

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Training Day: Metrorail’s Winter Classic Plans

For the smart set commuting to and from Nats Park for the Winter Classic, good news from our pals at WMATA. While trains will be operating on Sunday hours, 7:00am to midnight, we’re told they will heavy up the service … Continue reading

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Winter Classic Visitors Guide: U Want To Be Here!

Let’s Start The Winter Classic Proper, Shall We?  Soon, the hockey world will descend on our quaint little hometown of Washington, DC: America’s least favorite theme park. Or as JFK once described it, “a city of Southern efficiency and Northern … Continue reading

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