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Caps’ First Tweets

To mark their 8th birthday, twitter created a very cool tool to easily pull up any account’s first tweet. This made diving back to see the first tweets from those in the Caps organization an absolute breeze. Let’s fire up … Continue reading

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Same Butts, Tighter Pants

Figure Skating for a Hockey Audience   Billy will be offering guest posts on figure skating during the Olympics. Don’t be a lutz, follow him here on Twitter @waflanagan, or face his Death Spiral! Hello Hockey Fans! I’m Billy Flanagan, and … Continue reading

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Friday: Caps v. Wings – Are You Nellie Enough?

Our pals at Team DC are best known for the highly successful and widely attended Night OUT series they’ve done at Wizards, Nationals, United, Kastles and Mystics games. On Friday night, January 31 at Nellie’s, they’ll be hosting a watch party … Continue reading

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Sweater Weather

An Expert Weighs in on Sochi Hockey Jerseys “Fashion fades, only style remains the same.” Coco Chanel OK, we’ll play to type and fulfill the obvious stereotype – style is important to us. Among the things we have in common with … Continue reading

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Of Grinders and Grindr

A Social Media Experiment As we gear up for a Big Gay Night Out at Verizon on Tuesday, December 10, an evening put together by our pal Kevin (@kemfeedak), we wanted to do a little investigation to answer a question that … Continue reading

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Cold War On Ice

JFK Talks Hockey Wherever politics and pucks collide, we’re there, crashing the net. Long before the 1980 Miracle on Ice or the 1974 Summit Series, there was plenty of Cold War sabre stick rattling involving hockey games. In a book … Continue reading

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Outbound For Sochi

As current and former broadcasters ourselves, we have a soft spot for anyone in the industry. And by the industry, we mean of course, the business. Because there’s NO business like show business. Matt Davies is Executive Producer for the BBC … Continue reading

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Season Preview: Hab Another Stab At It

By Matthew Skolnikoff Ah, summer. Those pointless, hot and buggy several months without hockey. Thank god that’s over with. Time to put away the short-shorts, man up, and get down to the real meat and potatoes of the year. Pre-season … Continue reading

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Notes (and Pics) on Camp

We love the smell of Kettler in this morning.. It smells like… a day off! We fooled everyone in the office that Yom Kippur started on Thursday so we could play hooky on Friday to attend Day 2 (of 18) … Continue reading

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Crime and Punishment. And Sochi

The cultural and historic roots of homophobia in Russia (with jokes) We’ve been mostly keeping our powder dry on the Putin pogrom and Sochi, leaving the heavy lifting to our contributors. Until now. Over the next month or two, we’ll … Continue reading

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