DC Sports Bog: NHL


Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 03/04/2012

NHL stars will promote ‘You Can Play’ movement

About three dozen pro hockey players have pledged support to effort to rid locker rooms of homophobia.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:40 AM ET, 03/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NHL | Tags:  You Can Play Project, Henrik Lundqvist

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 06/13/2011

Al Koken on The Post’s Stanley Cup coverage

Local broadcasting veteran not pleased with the total word count of Sunday NHL coverage in the local newspaper of record, which was zero.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:31 PM ET, 06/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NHL, Media

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 06/07/2011

More on Washington and Stanley Cup Finals ratings

Compared to other U.S. NHL television markets, D.C. has thus far been middle-of-the-pack.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:06 PM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NHL, Caps

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 06/02/2011

Champions League Final beats Stanley Cup Finals in D.C. ratings

International soccer does better on TV than international hockey in the D.C. market, though both get crushed by the NBA.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:39 PM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NHL, NBA, Soccer

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 04/01/2011

How LeBron James is like Sidney Crosby

Both men watch a lot of their favorite sport, and are thus smarter than officials.

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:09 PM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NBA, NHL

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 03/21/2007

On Leslie Nielsen and BobbyBoswell.com

Dan Steinberg here. And this isn't about college basketball. So it was a big night for parties last night. First was ROCK THE HILL, a welcome to the 110th Congress featuring Leslie Nielsen, the Stanley Cup and award-winning country artists Emerson Drive, sponsored by the Canadian Embassy, taking place at...

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:58 PM ET, 03/21/2007 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NHL, NHL

Posted at 07:14 PM ET, 02/02/2007

Hurricanes at the White House

Rod Brind'Amour has a general rule; if someone makes fun of you, you make fun of him back. But there are exceptions. Like, if the President of the United States makes a crack about how you can judge hockey players by looking at their noses, and then he thanks them...

By Dan Steinberg  |  07:14 PM ET, 02/02/2007 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NHL

Posted at 04:31 PM ET, 01/04/2007

Georges Laraque Doesn't Like To Fight

[Ed. note: This blog item is about an event that took place more than a month ago, featuring quotes gathered four days ago. Sorry. Gilbert on the brain.] So anyone who follows the world of hockey blogging is well aware that, while wearing a mic last month, Coyotes toughguy Georges...

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:31 PM ET, 01/04/2007 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NHL

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 10/30/2006

Pittsburgh: First on Our Backs

Remember when I pointed out that Sidney Crosby was No. 1 in NHL uniform sales last year, and that the Steelers had three of the top seven players in NFL uniform sales, and that Pittsburghers clearly must have excessive amounts of disposable income? And when Pittsburghers wrote in to say...

By Dan Steinberg  |  02:10 PM ET, 10/30/2006 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NHL

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 10/17/2006

Sabres Slug Sales Skyrocket. Seriously.

At a minimum, this ought to get me linked on Buffalo Sabres blogs. So it turns out that after all the complaining about the Sabres new logo, which was widely compared to a slug and Donald Trump's hair and which spawned a Web site and more than 30,000 signatures, people...

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:38 PM ET, 10/17/2006 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  NHL