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« on: October 12, 2017, 11:51:35 AM »

My two favorite teams are the chicago blackhawks and Washington Capitals!
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« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2018, 11:14:13 AM »

Caps fan here.....
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« Reply #2 on: January 04, 2018, 06:03:15 AM »

Caps fan here.....

Stray observation about the Caps.  Until recently, I lived in a part of Baltimore City, heavily populated with hipsters.  A lot of those hipsters loved the Capitals.  Not so much Baltimore's outdoor sports teams the Orioles or Ravens, but they loved the DC indoor team. 
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« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2018, 06:15:37 AM »

Didn't Baltimore have an AHL team for hockey at one point?

I guess hipsters needed something "interesting" to like in Baltimore.....
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« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2018, 06:20:18 AM »

Didn't Baltimore have an AHL team for hockey at one point?

I guess hipsters needed something "interesting" to like in Baltimore.....

I think hipsters went for the Caps because hockey isn't as popular as baseball or football in Baltimore. 

Baltimore has had several minor league hockey teams.  The Clippers in the 60s.  The Skipjacks in the 80s.  Most recently, the Bandits in the 90s.  The Caps will usually play an exhibit game in Baltimore before the regular season begins. 
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« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2018, 06:26:44 AM »

My Grandma used to get into fights at Clippers games.... Evil


But on a real Caps fan note, I go to 3-4 games a year....
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« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2018, 10:00:04 AM »

KDS, if you get the team on the local cable package, they are fun to watch.
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« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2018, 10:15:35 AM »

KDS, if you get the team on the local cable package, they are fun to watch.

I'm not a hockey fan.   I tried to get into it around the mid to late 90s because I wanted to get into a sport between football and baseball seasons, but it's just not for me. 
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« Reply #8 on: January 20, 2018, 07:28:03 AM »

Been around the game my whole life. Have to cheer for hometown Sens, but it ain't easy. Also a Devils fan!
It's exciting to see the progression of the game, Stateside. The development program is really paying dividends. Not to say it will ever be a big sport in USA. Regionally, yes, but some markets are a tough sell.
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« Reply #9 on: January 20, 2018, 07:31:20 AM »

Oh nice, glad to see a true Ottawa fan keeping the faith with their wacky owner. Undecided

The game really is bigger stateside with teams like Vegas shocking everyone this year....
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« Reply #10 on: January 20, 2018, 08:22:15 AM »

Oh nice, glad to see a true Ottawa fan keeping the faith with their wacky owner. Undecided

The game really is bigger stateside with teams like Vegas shocking everyone this year....

Eugene is a lunatic. Seriously I could tell you some tales. We are in big trouble..no scoring, mediocre tending. The biz side is in need of major changes.
Incredible to see Vegas doing so well. Keep waiting for the bubble to burst but...
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« Reply #11 on: January 20, 2018, 09:04:39 AM »

Reminds me of "dollar Bill" Wirtz, who ran the Chicago Blackhawks into the ground in the early 2000s before the glory years.....

I hope Ottawa is sold to an owner who cares about winning and proper management.
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