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Box Seats Archive: Ryan Cooper

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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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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We're ridin' on the deadline

I must admit, I love the NHL trade deadline. I love the speculation, and the rumors (even Eklund's, which are laughably insane), and I love that TSN puts on a studio show for something like 12 consecutive hours. I love...

By Ryan Cooper  | February 23, 2011; 11:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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One does not simply walk into the NHL playoffs

What can you say when half the Caps fanbase is ready throw itself off the roof after last night’s loss to Phoenix? I can’t say I know what the solutions to the Caps problems are, but I do know what...

By Ryan Cooper  | February 15, 2011; 11:25 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (23)
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Older Entries in This Category »

Terps should hire Randy Shannon, Ryan Cooper , February 9, 2011
Puppy power, Ryan Cooper , February 7, 2011
This is your team, Ryan Cooper , February 2, 2011
Wearing my All-Star briefs, Ryan Cooper , January 28, 2011
The Capitals are not elite, Ryan Cooper , January 19, 2011
Snootch to the Bouchard, Ryan Cooper , January 11, 2011
"Southleast" no more, Ryan Cooper , January 4, 2011
The new 2011 Edsall Ford, Ryan Cooper , January 3, 2011
Classic situation, Ryan Cooper , January 3, 2011
The WJCs are better than the Olympics, Ryan Cooper , December 28, 2010
Heart Ralphitations, Ryan Cooper , December 21, 2010
Can we all stop freaking out please?, Ryan Cooper , December 14, 2010
The low point, Ryan Cooper , December 10, 2010
For what it's Werth, Ryan Cooper , December 6, 2010
On the Maple Leafs, Redskins and rebuilding, Ryan Cooper , December 6, 2010
Halak and roll, Ryan Cooper , December 1, 2010
Smash or trash: The Tomas Fleischmann deal, Ryan Cooper , November 30, 2010
The Redskins don't "owe" me anything, Ryan Cooper , November 17, 2010
The pageant of the transmundane, Ryan Cooper , November 10, 2010
Weekend base hits, Box Seats blogger , November 1, 2010
Extra Points - 10/20/10, Box Seats blogger , October 20, 2010
Out on the weekend, Box Seats blogger , October 12, 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
Lessons the NHL can learn from the world of soccer, Box Seats blogger , October 1, 2010
Capitals games I'm NOT looking forward to in 2010-11, Box Seats blogger , September 29, 2010
Why can't I watch Caps preseason games on TV?, Box Seats blogger , September 23, 2010
For whom the Belanger tolls, Box Seats blogger , September 17, 2010
Classic Caps montage: 1989-90 Patrick Division Finals, Box Seats blogger , September 14, 2010
 
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