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Capitals Insider: August 5, 2007 - August 11, 2007

NHL: Ovechkin Jerseys, Red Caps Hats are Hot

Before we get to the league's latest online sales figures a quick note: this will likely be my last blog entry until next Wednesday. According to the NHL, Washington's red, white and blue merchandise was smokin' hot in July, boosted by (who else?) Ovechkin. Jerseys and t-shirts bearing his name...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  August 8, 2007; 10:22 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
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Ticket Sales Stronger; HiDef On the Way

We all know the Caps have struggled to fill Verizon Center in recent seasons (they ranked 27th in attendance a year ago), but club officials are encouraged by better ticket sales this summer. Perhaps boosted by the flurry of free agent signings, Clark's extension and the new unis, July was...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  August 7, 2007; 10:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (41)
 
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Question of the Week

As you've probably noticed, we're at the height of vacation time for NHL club officials and media, which has resulted in hockey headlines slowing to a trickle. But if you're reading this blog, you're probably a lot like me - already thinking ahead to training camp, even as you prepare...

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  August 6, 2007; 11:57 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (83)
 
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