Author Archives: Doug

A Capital Idea Whose Time Has Come…Again

Paul Spreiregen’s ice skates aren’t as sharp as they were 50 years ago. But it’s a good thing he is. Had he got his way fifty years ago, the NHL’s 2015 Winter Classic could have been staged on the National … Continue reading

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Meet The New G.M.

We admit to having a little sad by all the bad happening in the world right now. Can we really be witnessing the start of a new Cold War? Is Europe again the stage for a clash of civilizations?  And … Continue reading

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Homo Homer

Please Please Please Let Me Get What I Want April. The cruelest month. Mixing memory and desire, stirring dull roots with Spring rain. How do we put this? There just wasn’t a whole lotta Captastical in “America’s Hockey Capital” this season…even … Continue reading

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Kuznetsov: Then & Now (Part 2 of 2)

Among the many hockey fans eagerly anticipating the arrival of the latest Russian phenom Evgeny Kuznetsov, count Dave Bidini. An accomplished musician, author, film-maker and all-around hockey nut, Bidini documented the life and trials of a young Kuznetsov 10 years ago … Continue reading

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Kuznetsov: Then & Now (Part 1 of 2)

Among the many hockey fans eagerly anticipating the arrival of the latest Russian phenom Evgeny Kuznetsov, count Dave Bidini. An accomplished musician, author, film-maker and all-around hockey nut, Bidini documented the life and trials of a young Kuznetsov 10 years … Continue reading

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Sports On Earth… And Sochi

From Sochi: Q&A with Sports Writer, Chuck Culpepper Chuck Culpepper is on the ground in Sochi and seems to be filing around the clock for Sports on Earth. Sochi is loaded with sports scribes for the Games, but Chuck is a rare … Continue reading

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Gay 4 Caps

Tomorrow, Tuesday December 10, the Washington Capitals will welcome the Boys from the Bay – otherwise known as the Tampa Bay Lightning – to Verizon Center for what we can only hope will be a savage beat-down. Of them. From … Continue reading

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