Rest in peace to my favorite canine Caps fan, Ovie the Bulldog. It’s been a blast covering the antics of Ovie over the last eight years, and I’ll miss him dearly. I wrote his obituary for The Post. Continue reading “Rest in Peace, Ovie”
On Monday, I attended the Laughlin Family Foundation‘s charity golf tournament as a volunteer photographer. I spent a fantastic day with many wonderful people, including the Laughlin family, Caps national anthem singer, America’s Got Talent and Voices of Service star, and retired Master Sergeant Caleb Green (who drove me around on a golf cart while I took photos!), Alan May, John Walton, Joe Beninati, Al Koken, Paul Mulvey, current Caps Garnet Hathaway and Nic Dowd, and others.
I finally went up to Hershey to attend a Bears game on Sunday. It was Teddy Bear Toss night, where Hershey broke their own world record for the most stuffed toys thrown onto the ice – 45,650. Continue reading “Teddy Bear Toss!”
On Tuesday I attended Caps Media Fantasy Camp, which you can read more about on Caps Outsider. Aside from playing alongside friends and colleagues, the highlight for me was winning a round of keep-the-puck-in-the-circle and coming in second place in Round 2, getting knocked out by Caps prospect Alex Alexeyev. I really wanted to beat him and even tried cheating but it didn’t work. In Round 3, Courtney Laughlin knocked me out. Continue reading “Fantasy Camp!”
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!”