Monthly Archives: April 2013

#NerdProm

Those lucky souls outside of the 202 won’t have to deal with the annual White House Correspondents Association Dinner this weekend. Even though Barbra will be there, the smart(er) gay set will be at the Booth on Saturday for the Caps – … Continue reading

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Get’cha Head In the Game

Here we are, coming to the end of a truncated NHL season. I should’ve written far more by now—a season preview, some quips of how the Red Wings are doing when they play the same night Glee airs, various write-ups … Continue reading

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Guy Incognito

“Well, you can’t fire the whole team,” is the hoary ol’ cliché everyone (and my mother) whips out when a coach is fired. The phrase itself implies the notion that really you should just clean house and start over, but there … Continue reading

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For Boston

Dear Boston, As a bleed blue-and-gold Sabres fan, it’s a general rule that I don’t often write nice things about the Boston Bruins. However, with any rule, there are exceptions. This is one of those. When disaster strikes, sporting events … Continue reading

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Let’s Hab A Party

“Is party now!!! hahaha)))))))”  – Alex Ovechkin The gang at Nellie’s, easily DC’s best sports bar no matter what team you play for, is hosting us again for a Caps watch party. This Saturday, April 20, the Caps face the … Continue reading

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Hockey Diplomacy

Tuesday afternoon saw a nice crowd of hockey aficionados turn out for the Canadian Embassy’s annual Hockey Day luncheon. This event is held every spring and it coincides with a Canadian team’s visit to Verizon. Travel timing didn’t work out … Continue reading

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Agony & Ecstasy: Caps’ Canada Week

As I’ve said before, the distance between winning and losing is the width of a skate blade. Witness Mike “The Slot Machine” Green: the puck bounces off his skate and left, and the other team has a layup on the … Continue reading

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Hockey Proud

There always has to be a first. Today, with much pride, that honor goes to the NHL and the NHL Players’ Association. Today’s announcement that the National Hockey League and NHLPA will begin building inclusive policies and practices for LGBT … Continue reading

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