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Monthly Archives: October 2008

College Hockey Fans, Rejoice

The NHL Network has added 18 live college hockey games to its schedule over the coming months, starting with tonight’s tilt featuring Wisconsin at North Dakota. Per the press release, “NHL Network today announced it has reached a one-year extension for broadcast rights to games from the Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA), Western Collegiate Hockey […]

Boudreau Biography Slated To Hit Bookstores Next Fall

Fantastically exciting news: Capitals’ Head Coach Bruce Boudreau will have his biography published next fall, and its author is one of the best hockey writers in the business, Tim Leone of the Patriot News. Dulles, Va.,-based Potomac Books is the publisher of the as-yet untitled bio. “Washington Capitals head coach Bruce Boudreau has signed a […]

Happy Halloween!

While OFB’s server has clearly been haunted of late, we still wish all our readers a very Happy Halloween! Here’s a terrific Weagle-themed pumpkin carving by Capitals fan Stacey Chabra:

Clement on Fedorov

If you haven’t seen it already, check out Bill Clement’s opinion piece on NBC Sports.¬† Clement takes a look at Sergei Fedorov touching on his offensive and defensive play as well as his leadership role. Fedorov has been enigmatic. When he was young, he was loner. But now his interaction with two young Russian stars […]

Quick Pics from Last Night

The ongoing server-related nightmare here at OFB has made posting difficult, to say the least. Hopefully these two photos will sneak through despite the incredibly frustrating site performance. Thanks again for your patience! Nashville gets the game tying goal… (photo by Mike Rucki) .. but Nylander scores the game-winner in the Shootout (photo: Kate McGovern/OffWing […]

Versus Blacks Out a Win: Caps 4 / Preds 3 – Shootout Round 4

Boudreau on Ovechkin

By now you have heard the news that Alexander Ovechkin will not be in the lineup tonight due to the failing health of his Grandfather.  Nate Ewell, Director of Media Relations, passed along his audio clip of Head Coach Bruce Boudreau talking about Alex missing the game. Boudreau on Ovechkin (link)

What If Semin Is Alex the Greater?

You see few¬†fans at Verizon Center outfitted in team sweaters personalized for Alexander Semin. That could be about to change. It seems almost heretical to think, let alone publish, but what if Alexander Semin were ultimately to emerge as the more gifted offensive player among Capitals’ Russian left wings? Or, is he already that player? […]

Revisionist History

Think this headline currently on the Washington Post website was written by a Stars fan?

A Breakthrough Season?

Who is lodged at the very top of the NHL’s scoring lead this morning? The answer might surprise you. Alexander Semin has 7 goals and 7 assists in his 8 games in his 2008-09 campaign. His 14 points tie him with Pittsburgh’s Evgeni Malkin to pace the NHL scoring lead. Imagine what the Caps’ attack […]