On Wednesday I met Willie O’Ree, the first black player to play in the NHL, at the Embassy of Canada as he was being honored by the Congressional Hockey Caucus.
Dorothy Edna Minton (born Owens)
Feb. 11 1935 – Feb. 12 2019
She was my great aunt. She had nine children, and countless people who loved her.
After the Caps won the Stanley Cup, Forever Collectibles began producing championship bobbleheads, all of which were relatively generic versions of the players holding the Cup. Caps Outsider and other blogs worked with the Bobblehead Hall of Fame to promote them. Continue reading “Caps Bobbleheads!”
This happens too frequently these days. An incident happens, and it goes viral. A certain point of view is reported, then re-reported, and re-reported, and otherwise respectable publications jump on board, even doing some original reporting themselves. Continue reading “Half the Story Is Not Good Enough”
Rest in peace to Mean Gene Okerlund. I usually write these obits in advance and finished this one a few weeks ago, having no idea he was about to pass away. He was an amazing person and I’m honored that I got to write about him.