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Box Seats Archive: Capitals

A night to celebrate

This season hasn't been like last season. Instead of 20-game victory lap a the end of the season before claiming the President's Trophy, the Caps are still trying to find their stride, integrating new players with players returning from injuries...

By Nicole Weissman  | March 10, 2011; 3:30 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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On Chara/Pacioretty

Being a hockey fan, or a fan of any other sport, is like being party to a contract. We give our time, our money and our energy to support people with enormous athletic talent, all in the name of “representing”...

By Ryan Cooper  | March 10, 2011; 1:17 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Ticket to ride

I read Steinberg's Sports Bog post today about the Caps raising ticket prices, and I have to admit that it bums me out. I can understand why they would raise prices, mostly because the team is really, really good (which...

By Ryan Cooper  | March 8, 2011; 1:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
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Belated judgment on new Capitals

Earlier this week, both Ryan and Kareem gave the Caps’ trade deadline acquisitions their seal of approval. With all three, Dennis Wideman, Marco Sturm and Jason Arnott, set to be in the lineup against the New York Islanders Tuesday night,...

By Nicole Weissman  | March 3, 2011; 2:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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Trevor Gillies has no place in the NHL

It came out yesterday that former NHL tough guy Bob Probert suffered from CTE, the degenerative brain condition that has been so prevalent in former NFL players and other assorted athletes. Concussions are a major issue in sports right now,...

By Ryan Cooper  | March 3, 2011; 9:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (21)
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McPheerless

Well, that deadline day sure turned out to be a dud. Seriously, the two most entertaining things that happened were when the inimitable Down Goes Brown got his followers to all wish Joffrey Lupul well on Long Island at the...

By Ryan Cooper  | March 1, 2011; 2:33 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Thoughts on deadline day trades, Kareem El-Alaily , March 1, 2011
Which Caps are on the trading block?, Nicole Weissman , February 25, 2011
Top picks for Caps trades, Nicole Weissman , February 23, 2011
We're ridin' on the deadline, Ryan Cooper , February 23, 2011
Counting down to the trade deadline..., Kareem El-Alaily , February 21, 2011
The Alex Semin conundrum, Nicole Weissman , February 18, 2011
One does not simply walk into the NHL playoffs, Ryan Cooper , February 15, 2011
A red road renaissance, Kareem El-Alaily , February 10, 2011
Caps community relations roundup, Nicole Weissman , February 10, 2011
Puppy power, Ryan Cooper , February 7, 2011
Unsung heroes: Matt Bradley, Nicole Weissman , February 4, 2011
This is your team, Ryan Cooper , February 2, 2011
What ails the Caps?, Kareem El-Alaily , February 1, 2011
The implications of Semin's short-term deal, Nicole Weissman , January 28, 2011
Wearing my All-Star briefs, Ryan Cooper , January 28, 2011
Wanted in D.C.: a centrist mindset, Kareem El-Alaily , January 26, 2011
Home-grown talent will pay off for Caps, Nicole Weissman , January 26, 2011
The Capitals are not elite, Ryan Cooper , January 19, 2011
Should Ovechkin clean up his act?, Nicole Weissman , January 19, 2011
Why the Caps need to win the division, Kareem El-Alaily , January 18, 2011
What to do with Alex Semin?, Kareem El-Alaily , January 13, 2011
Racial homogeneity in the NHL, Nicole Weissman , January 11, 2011
Snootch to the Bouchard, Ryan Cooper , January 11, 2011
Caps: contender or pretender?, Kareem El-Alaily , January 6, 2011
New Caps traditions must stand test of time, Nicole Weissman , January 5, 2011
"Southleast" no more, Ryan Cooper , January 4, 2011
Classic situation, Ryan Cooper , January 3, 2011
Truly a Classic experience, Kareem El-Alaily , January 3, 2011
The WJCs are better than the Olympics, Ryan Cooper , December 28, 2010
A weekend's worth of thoughts, Kareem El-Alaily , December 28, 2010
24/7 Part 2: Hockey is hard, Nicole Weissman , December 23, 2010
Thursday thoughts on the rivalry, Kareem El-Alaily , December 23, 2010
Caps-Penguins 24/7: Part 1, Nicole Weissman , December 16, 2010
Where's plan B?, Kareem El-Alaily , December 15, 2010
What are the Caps doing right?, Nicole Weissman , December 14, 2010
Can we all stop freaking out please?, Ryan Cooper , December 14, 2010
The low point, Ryan Cooper , December 10, 2010
Five Friday thoughts, Kareem El-Alaily , December 10, 2010
Is Johansson a viable option for second-line center?, Kareem El-Alaily , December 8, 2010
Capitals top NHL in Movember, Nicole Weissman , December 7, 2010
On the Maple Leafs, Redskins and rebuilding, Ryan Cooper , December 6, 2010
Skate with the Caps this Sunday for Community Day, Nicole Weissman , December 3, 2010
The Hannan trade and its impact on 2C, Kareem El-Alaily , December 2, 2010
Halak and roll, Ryan Cooper , December 1, 2010
Leonsis and fans evaluate "101 Signs of Visible Change", Nicole Weissman , November 30, 2010
Smash or trash: The Tomas Fleischmann deal, Ryan Cooper , November 30, 2010
When to panic: A guide for Caps fans, Nicole Weissman , November 24, 2010
At the quarter turn: An improved defense?, Kareem El-Alaily , November 22, 2010
Mike Green to host charity concert at 9:30 Club, Box Seats blogger , November 17, 2010
John Erskine and other random thoughts, Kareem El-Alaily , November 17, 2010
The new NHL All-Star game: A reality TV dream come true, Nicole Weissman , November 11, 2010
Thank you, Ron Weber, Kareem El-Alaily , November 10, 2010
The pageant of the transmundane, Ryan Cooper , November 10, 2010
Can Brooks Laich really win Sportsman of the Year?, Nicole Weissman , November 10, 2010
A few choice words about shootouts, Nicole Weissman , November 4, 2010
Three Thursday thoughts, Kareem El-Alaily , November 4, 2010
The most divisive issue in Caps-land, Kareem El-Alaily , November 2, 2010
Weekend base hits, Box Seats blogger , November 1, 2010
The case for chemistry, Box Seats blogger , October 29, 2010
Analysis: Constructing a Stanley Cup winner, Box Seats blogger , October 28, 2010
Three Tuesday thoughts, Box Seats blogger , October 26, 2010
Caps community relations updates, Box Seats blogger , October 21, 2010
The odds of NHL drafting success, Box Seats blogger , October 21, 2010
Extra Points - 10/20/10, Box Seats blogger , October 20, 2010
That fateful season: was it worth it?, Box Seats blogger , October 20, 2010
More on the Caps and the media, Box Seats blogger , October 19, 2010
Caps home opener fan quotes, Box Seats blogger , October 13, 2010
Are the Caps getting a free pass from the media?, Box Seats blogger , October 13, 2010
Out on the weekend, Box Seats blogger , October 12, 2010
I went to a fight, and..., Box Seats blogger , October 11, 2010
2010-11 Capitals season preview: Now in Haiku form, Box Seats blogger , October 7, 2010
Old Time hockey is dead, Box Seats blogger , October 6, 2010
Is D.C. a hockey town?, Box Seats blogger , October 5, 2010
Lessons the NHL can learn from the world of soccer, Box Seats blogger , October 1, 2010
Countdown to Caps Convention: Bondra & Kolzig, Box Seats blogger , October 1, 2010
Is Poti really worth the money?, Box Seats blogger , September 30, 2010
Capitals games I'm NOT looking forward to in 2010-11, Box Seats blogger , September 29, 2010
Caps players whose jerseys your kids should wear - Part 2, Box Seats blogger , September 28, 2010
Why can't I watch Caps preseason games on TV?, Box Seats blogger , September 23, 2010
Caps players whose jerseys your kids should wear - Part 1, Box Seats blogger , September 22, 2010
Random hockey musings, Box Seats blogger , September 21, 2010
For whom the Belanger tolls, Box Seats blogger , September 17, 2010
A timely message about female sports fans, Box Seats blogger , September 16, 2010
Five ugly truths about the Caps, Box Seats blogger , September 16, 2010
Classic Caps montage: 1989-90 Patrick Division Finals, Box Seats blogger , September 14, 2010
An introduction from a Caps blogger, Box Seats blogger , September 14, 2010
Hop On! Why the Caps Bandwagon is Good for D.C., Box Seats blogger , September 14, 2010
 
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