hockey

Carroll Hall

Fan Loses Eye; Struck by Puck at Uline Arena

How tragic. This reminds me of the horrible accident in 2002 when a girl was killed by a flying puck at a Columbus Blue Jackets game. This is the article we dug up in The Washington Post...

The Washington Capitals’ Inaugural Game

It was to be expected that the Caps would suck in their first year. It was the team’s first year in D.C and the NHL. They joined the league that year as an expansion team, along with...
Washington Lions 1948-89

Before Ovechkin: The Washington Lions and Uline Arena

My last post went way back to the 1920s. This one is a couple of decades after that, but well before the Washington Capitals arrived here. Our second “Before Ovechkin” post will cover the Washington Lions...
Columbia Heights roller hockey (1926)

Before Ovechkin: Columbia Heights Roller Hockey

Before Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals, we had Barkley, Morrow, Harrison, W. Whiting and H. Whiting
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