The second round of the NHL Eastern Conference playoffs pits the Washington Capitals against the Tampa Bay Lightning. The two Southeast division teams met in the playoffs in 2003 and I watched the young Bolts come back from a 2-0 defecit to take the series. Games 3 and 4 that year are the only NHL [...]
Archive for April, 2011
Once again, I’m talking to a fan from the Washington Nationals upcoming opposition. This time, my friend David (he was a guest prognosticator during football season) is answering questions about the reigning world champion San Francisco Giants, whom he adopted after moving to the city by the bay.
WFY: While I know you followed a different [...]
The Washington Nationals returned to their winning ways and fourth place last night in a 4-3 victory over the New York Mets. They avoided being swept in large part to two players
P ¡LIVAN! pitched 8 innings, giving up 3 runs (only 2 earned) the day after stories about ties to Puerto Rican money laundering [...]
The Washington Capitals finally know who their second round opponent will be — the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Caps overtook the Bolts in the latter months of the season to win the Southeast division. Tampa Bay finished off the Pittsburgh Penguins last night to advance.
Here is how the series looks:
Friday, April 29 – 7 p.m. [...]
This does not sound good:
Nats’ Hernandez looked at for possible money laundering – The Wash. Times
Nationals’ Livan Hernandez under investigation in money laundering case – The Post
Nats’ Hernandez named in federal investigation – CSN Washington
Perhaps ¡LIVAN! (or is he ¡Navil! now?) is a Henri Devereaux in this affair, but either way, this is not news [...]
UPDATE 05.11.2011: New Wizards logo and uniform review and other reactions
UPDATE: The official new Wizards uniforms are here, along with a question — which design is better, theirs or mine?
Last week it was announced that the Washington Wizards would unveil their new uniforms and logo on May 10 (DC Sports Bog, The Post). Ever since [...]
Men’s hockey program nabs Gadowski, former Princeton coach, to lead new team – The Collegian
Gadowsky Named Penn State Men’s Ice Hockey Coach – Intercollegiate Athletics
The first coach of the 21st century Nittany Lions hockey program is Guy Gadowsky. The former Princeton Tigers coach comes to Penn State with two NCAA hockey tournament appearances on [...]
For Vienna man, case of notorious spy Hanssen hit too close to home – The Fairfax Times
Brian Kelley, who lived on Talisman Drive outside of Vienna, Va., was originally thought to be the spy that was actually Robert Hanssen. The FBI was 99.9% sure that Kellly was “Ramon Garcia” and for 4 years 2 years [...]
It’s Time for Your Face-Lift, Miss Piggy – The Times
A new Muppets movie is due this Christmas, but can Disney make the Muppets great again?
I am a big Muppets fan — the show and The Muppet Movie were fantastic, but efforts since then have seen diminishing returns both creatively and financially. The obvious reason is [...]
For a change, the Washington Capitals closed out a series they were in control of, dominating the New York Rangers in game 5 before a loud Verizon Center crowd.
The Caps move on to the second round with an opponent to be determined. They have a lot of work ahead of them to get to the [...]