Tag Archives: Washington Capitals

D.C. Rejoice: There is Nothing Minor About These Capitals

By | June 12, 2018

Just before midnight, some 30 minutes after Alexander Ovechkin hoisted the Stanley Cup for the first time, I stood in a swarm of 40,000 best friends with my colleague and reflected on what just happened.

Hello, Stanley: The Washington Capitals Are Eastern Conference Champions

By | May 24, 2018

If I told you that at DC sports team is playing in a postseason game that doubles as the most important sporting even for any professional sports team in our nation’s capital, you’d instinctively — and correctly — tell me that there’s a 99.99% chance that something bad is going to happen.

One big step for the Washington Capitals, One giant win for Washington Capitals fans.

By | May 8, 2018

Is it hyperbole to say that last night’s win is the biggest sports victory this city has had since January of 1992?

Predictably Irrational: The Redskins Road To the 2017 Playoffs

By | November 10, 2017

My life as a Redskins fan, for at least the past quarter-of-a-century, is best defined by one quote:

Being a D.C. Sports Fan is Cruel and Usual Punishment

By | May 11, 2017

The official time of death yesterday, for what was billed as the most important night in D.C. sports in the last quarter century, was 9:38pm.

The SemiColumn: Mid-April Notes on the 2017 NFL Draft

By | April 13, 2017

Today marks the two-weeks-away point from my favorite day of the year: the first round of the NFL Draft. This is also right about the time when we can really get a good sense of what teams might or might not do in the first round.

Move over Cubs: the Wizards now have the most hopeless fan base

By | November 3, 2016

Hail To The District writer Dash Kannan provides his thoughts on the Washington Wizards replacing the Chicago Cubs, in terms of the most hopeless fan base in professional sports.