View Of The 2015 Winter Classic

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Let this set of pictures be my meager contribution to the coverage of the 2015 Winter Classic in Washington, DC.

I am currently across the street at my friend’s condo, drinking beer we all already paid for and eating food that wasn’t sold at 35x markup.

The choice of beer is interesting. It’s a 2 year old bottle of Tröegs Flying Mouflan Ale that I bought after the 2013 AHL Outdoor Classic in Hershey, PA. Baby Caps outside, big Caps outside. I’ll do a lot to enjoy hockey.

Happy New Year!

The End of Martin Brodeur

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Twenty-year careers do not always age gracefully. Ray Bourque and John Elway bowed out at the perfect moment. Roger Clemens, Patrick Ewing, Shaq, and Jerry Rice didn’t listen to the Time/Space Continuum. Shaq’s career spiritually ended after the title in Miami and no one is going to remember a single team he tried out for after San Francisco. Thankfully, Ewing found coaching to give him a new light to stand in.

The second-greatest goalie in history has made it clear that he wants to be the next Patrick Ewing.

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John Tortorella Should Be The Next Head Coach Of The Washington Capitals

Barry Trotz may not be content as the Director of Donut & Coffee Acquisition for the Nashville Predators. Instead, he may want to coach the Washington Capitals. A noble idea, but there’s some doubt that he can win over that room. Trotz is a former Portland Pirates (at the time the Caps’ AHL affiliate) and…Washington Capitals…head coach who may be itchy to get back behind the bench. Is he ready for this coach-killing team?
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