Author Archives: Doug

Hockey Proud

A question we get a lot here is “What’s it like to be a gay hockey fan?” We’re never quite sure what people expect the answer to be. Are they curious if it’s hard, if we feel ostracized or just … Continue reading

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The F-Word on F Street

This is a guest post from Brandon Alter, a junior at Sherwood High School and writer at CapitalsFanReport and CapsOutsider. Brandon approach us, after both the Andrew Shaw incident and the noxious behavior we captured during the last Caps homegame. … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes with CSN’s Caps Pregame Live

There’s a problem in the control room, and Alan May is involved. “He’s definitely gone over,” producer Ryan Billie tells the crew over headset. “We’re over by :30.” TV control rooms do not like surprises. They are dark places, populated … Continue reading

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Rockets RED Glare

You know who Bob McDonald is, even if you don’t recognize his name. At the very least, you know what he sounds like. For more than 20 years, Bob has been one of the NHL’s top go-to guys to perform … Continue reading

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2015 Caps Trades: TJ to DC A-OK!

While Caps fans in DC are likely celebrating – with good reason – the announced trade that’s bringing Blues stand-out TJ Oshie to Washington next season, so too are longtime fans from his days playing at the University of North … Continue reading

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Diplomatic Dispatches: The Beauty and Power of Swedish Hockey

We, the hockey faithful, clearly are living in the Era of Ovechkin. Years from now, young fans will ask in awe whether you saw ‘The Great Eight’ play…much as I recall asking about ‘Mr. Hockey’ – the incomparable Gordie Howe. … Continue reading

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Diplomatic Dispatches: Czech Style, Best Style!

Havlát. Eliáš. Hašek. Holík. The names are as familiar as sometimes their spelling seems foreign. These are just a few of the many great hockey players the Czech Republic has sent to the NHL – and this only since becoming … Continue reading

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