DC Sports Bog: Brooks Laich


Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 03/05/2014

Brooks Laich on Dustin Penner

Caps forward praises the new acquisition, and talks about one time when an outsider didn’t fit in.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:57 AM ET, 03/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 02/19/2014

Brooks Laich: Olympic disappointment could motivate Alex Ovechkin

Caps forward says coming up short in Sochi might actually help Ovechkin.

By Dan Steinberg  |  01:40 PM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 02/19/2014

Brooks Laich on Julianne Hough

Caps forward talks with the Junkies about his new-found celebrity relationship.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:01 AM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 01/09/2014

Capitals’ Brooks Laich on players calling each other out

“I’m a grown man. If I make a mistake, you can say my name.”

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:19 AM ET, 01/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 01/03/2014

Brooks Laich’s admiration for figure skating

Growing up in Canada gave Laich a better understanding of just how hard the sport it.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:35 AM ET, 01/03/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 12/12/2013

Caps wear ugly holiday sweaters, make a music video

A musical extravaganza for your holiday pleasure.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:02 PM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 12/12/2013

Mike Green apologizes for his 18 minutes in penalties

It was a rough night for Green, but his teammates say it’s all good.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:44 AM ET, 12/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 11/25/2013

Brooks Laich has a mini-me nephew

The Caps center is making a strong case for Uncle of the Year.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:09 PM ET, 11/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Brooks Laich says refs, players curse at each other ‘every single game’

“Even if it’s intense out on the ice, it’s just emotion,” the Caps forward said.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:22 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:59 PM ET, 11/19/2013

Brooks Laich: ‘I really, honestly don’t care about the Ovechkin-Crosby rivalry’

The veteran Capitals forward goes on a mini-rant about what he thinks is a media-generated story line.

By Lindsay Applebaum  |  03:59 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:31 AM ET, 11/07/2013

Caps talk hazing in hockey

The Caps say they would never allow rookies to be abused in their locker room.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:31 AM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 10/17/2013

Brooks Laich has a Canadian satellite dish

Laich uses his super fancy dish to overload on hockey.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:39 AM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 10/04/2013

Brooks Laich defends fighting in hockey

Caps winger offers a passionate defense of fighting's place in his sport.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:36 AM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 10/03/2013

Brooks Laich: Caps have never been closer

Capitals winger says this year's team is not getting the respect it deserves.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:59 AM ET, 10/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 09/19/2013

Brooks Laich on RGIII and wearing a knee brace: ‘It’s different’

The Caps center speaks from experience about the hindrance of wearing a knee brace.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:51 AM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 07/17/2013

Bryce Harper explains his hair (Video)

It's all about the eyes.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:36 AM ET, 07/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 05/24/2013

Ryan Zimmerman's 'A Night at the Park' raises more than $300k

A collection of various D.C. athletes showed up to show support for the ziMS Foundation.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:46 AM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 05/21/2013

Brooks Laich throws out Orioles first pitch

The Caps center delivered on his promise to "put some stank on it."

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:54 PM ET, 05/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 05/10/2013

Dan Snyder: 'We'll never change the name'

The Redskins team owner has taken a stand.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:39 AM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 05/01/2013

Davey Johnson was opposing manager for Tim Hudson's first, 200th win

The Nats manager will make a cameo in the record books.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:35 AM ET, 05/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 04/15/2013

Brooks Laich on meeting his namesake, Orioles legend Brooks Robinson

The Caps forward comes face to face with his namesake.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:22 PM ET, 04/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 04/10/2013

Brooks Laich's cringe-worthy story about getting hit in the groin

The recalling of the injury is certainly cringe-worthy.

By Sarah Kogod  |  02:27 PM ET, 04/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:28 PM ET, 03/06/2013

Brooks Laich playing guitar (video)

We're going to assume Laich has gotten better since this stage appearance.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:28 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 03/06/2013

Brooks Laich wants to start a band with Ryan Kerrigan

I would pay a lot to see this.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:52 AM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 03/01/2013

Morning Pixels: Denard Span learned about concussions after getting one

The Nats have Span's concussion situation under control.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:35 AM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:57 PM ET, 02/26/2013

Brooks Laich on Ovi, Semin: 'When the game starts, they aren't going to be buddies'

News that the two Alexes were still friendly raised some eyebrows.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:57 PM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 02/21/2013

Morning Pixels: Jayson Werth: 'If we were healthy all year, we might have won 120 games'

Seems like a stretch.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:44 AM ET, 02/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 02/15/2013

Brooks Laich on Caps' injuries: 'You guys know what we want you to know'

The injured Caps player is asking us all not to jump to conclusions.

By Sarah Kogod  |  01:30 PM ET, 02/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 02/05/2013

Caps players react to Nicklas Backstrom garden gnome

Media at Kettler today got to give Caps players a first look at the giveaway. That was fun.

By Sarah Kogod  |  12:08 PM ET, 02/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:13 PM ET, 01/17/2013

Brooks Laich Finally Gets His Own Doll

Caps' utility man gets his own plush doll, which will be sold exclusively at Verizon Center.

By Ben Sumner  |  09:13 PM ET, 01/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 09/17/2012

John Carlson, Brooks Laich fashion features

These two Caps may have found a lockout hobby.

By Sarah Kogod  |  10:51 AM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 08/29/2012

Brooks Laich is D.C.’s longest-tenured pro athlete

With Chris Cooley’s release, the Caps winger joins Ryan Zimmerman, Santana Moss and Alex Ovechkin atop the list of Washington veterans.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:19 PM ET, 08/29/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 05/11/2012

Morning pixels: Lets talk about moms

A Mother’s Day story, Brooks Laich on the New York Post headline and a John Wall chair.

By Sarah Kogod  |  11:24 AM ET, 05/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 05/09/2012

Morning pixels: Talking about beanball is not OK

Who is really old-school, America’s most beautiful city and what to do if you see a dinosaur in the woods.

By Sarah Kogod  |  09:23 AM ET, 05/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:21 AM ET, 04/16/2012

Tyler Clippard guarantees Nats will make the playoffs

Nats reliever tells the team’s flagship radio station that the playoffs are a done deal for the 2012 baseballers.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:21 AM ET, 04/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 04/11/2012

Brooks Laich makes no Bruins guarantees

A week after causing headlines by saying the Caps would make the playoffs, the Caps forward keeps it cool.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:43 PM ET, 04/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 04/04/2012

Brooks Laich says the Caps are making the playoffs

‘We’re not talking worst-case scenario,’ Caps forward tells 106.7 The Fan. ‘We’re making the playoffs.’

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:15 AM ET, 04/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 03/28/2012

I told LaVar Arrington that Caps thing would happen

Here is a stunningly compelling video clip in which I warned LaVar Arrington the Caps could lose 5-0 to the Sabres

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:52 PM ET, 03/28/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:05 PM ET, 03/21/2012

Brooks Laich doesn’t want to talk about Sidney Crosby

When asked about the Pens’ captain’s assists, the Caps forward said “whatever”.

By Dan Steinberg  |  03:05 PM ET, 03/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 03/13/2012

D.C’s longest tenured athletes: Brooks Laich and Chris Cooley

With Mike Sellers cut from the Redskins, the longest-tenured athlete list has a new leader.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:37 AM ET, 03/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)