25 April, 2014

Monthly Archives: August 2007

Welcome to the Newest Capitals Blog

Before you moan about another entry in the crowded field of blogs, see who it is behind the keyboard. Yesterday, Dmitry Chesnokov sent us word that Alexander Ovechkin was about to launch his own blog. Today, after confirmation, he has provided the link. Although it will be great to hear thoughts from Sasha himself, it’s […]

How It's Made – Hockey Pucks

In honor of Labor Day Weekend, here’s the first in a series of hockey-related videos from the Canadian-produced show How It’s Made. The Science Channel carries the show in the U.S.

Hollywood Horror: SexyBack on Ice

I thought Canadian Mike Myers was a hockey fan?†If so, someone revoke his fan club card: Myers is writing and starring in a romantic comedy called The Love Guru, co-starring Justin Timberlake as Jacque Grande of the L.A. Kings. Oh, it doesn’t end there; Verne “Mini-Me” Troyer plays the coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs […]

New Radio Deal

As first seen in Mike Vogel’s blog and later announced by the team, the Washington Capitals have left the hockey-hating SportsTalk980 and signed a deal with Bonneville International Corporation. The Caps will be heard on Talk Radio 3WT at 107.7 FM, 1500 AM, and 820 AM. Bonneville is the parent company of WTOP, which aired […]

Late-Summer Intrigue Among the Forward Flanks

On Wednesday’s CapsReport, a listener asked Mike Vogel to forecast the Caps’ forward line combinations for 2007-’08. That’s always a fun offseason exercise. As you might expect, there were no surprises among Vogel’s top 6. But when he got to the third line MV offered up some intrigue: Pettinger-Gordon-Steckel. Matt Pettinger is an established talent […]

Prodigal Prose Talent Comes Home (?)

Almost all of Dan Steinberg’s dizzying prose talents are on display in this fantastic file. It reminds us of why we were so effusive in our praise of his work early last autumn and then expressed dismay when he abandoned our sport throughout the winter and spring. As you read the file, ask yourself this […]

Knee-Jerks: Super Series Game 2

In a contest that wasn’t as close as the final score, Canada took Game 2 in the Super Series by a 3 – 0 tally. It was a more physical contest than Game 1, and had a bit of the surreal as well, with a light covering of fog on the playing surface. Notable to […]

Ice Girls of the NHL

Japers’ Rink let the Capitals’ limited season ticket survey out of the bag that once again broached the subject of “Ice Girls”. Neither OrderedChaos nor I received the season ticket survey, so we don’t know if it included more than the five questions mentioned by Japers’. Although we have pondered the idea of Washington Capitals’ […]

Capitals Training Camp: Chock Full O' Goodness

Fans of Washington Capitals hockey, rejoice: The team released details about their Rookie Camp and Training Camp, and it looks to be quite the celebration.†Fan Fest starts on Friday, Sept. 14, after a one-week Rookie Camp; here’s a sampling†of the events: Kids Day, featuring a kids’ skills competition, a kids-only autograph session, face painters, caricature […]

Gimme Shelter (in the Rink)

Just a hunch, but after what we saw Monday in court in Richmond, I suspect we won’t much hear the Baha Men’s “Who Let the Dogs Out?” played over the NFL’s loudspeakers beginning the Sunday after next. (Like I knew who the Baha Men were; ah, Google.) Call this the Knee-jerks of an increasingly disaffected […]