DC Sports Bog: John Walton


Posted at 11:20 PM ET, 02/08/2014

Martin Erat’s first goal

Martin Erat’s empty-net goal led to smiles and laughter and hijinks.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:20 PM ET, 02/08/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, John Walton, Martin Erat

Posted at 09:54 AM ET, 01/27/2014

John Walton speaks French to the Canadiens

Caps radio voice bids adieu to Montreal, reciting his traditional victory call in French.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:54 AM ET, 01/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, John Walton

Posted at 09:41 AM ET, 12/11/2013

Audio of Alex Ovechkin’s fourth goal

Listen to John Walton’s euphoric goal call as Alex Ovechkin tied the Lightning in the final minute.

By Dan Steinberg  |  09:41 AM ET, 12/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, Caps, John Walton, Morning pixels

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 09/17/2013

John Walton’s preseason shootout goal call

Caps radio voice gets as excited as a radio voice can get over a preseason overtime shootout goal.

By Dan Steinberg  |  12:44 PM ET, 09/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Joel Rechlicz, John Walton

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 07/02/2013

What it looks like when Roger Bernadina does a shark chomp

Turns out Nats outfielder Roger Bernadina has a different take on his signature arm gesture than do Nats fans and teammates.

By Dan Steinberg  |  04:37 PM ET, 07/02/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Walton, Nats, Roger Bernadina

Posted at 11:10 PM ET, 05/10/2013

Mike Ribeiro's game-winning goal: the audio

A game 5 overtime winner prompts announcer fist-pumps, and bench celebrations, and a happy John Walton.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:10 PM ET, 05/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, John Walton, Matthieu Perreault, Mike Ribeiro

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 03/06/2013

Eric Fehr's game-winning goal, the audio

Yet again, a game-winning goal against the Bruins made Caps radio voice John Walton very, very excited.

By Dan Steinberg  |  10:27 AM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Caps, Eric Fehr, John Walton

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 04/26/2012

ESPN anchor imitates John Walton's overtime call

SportsCenter's Neil Everett pays tribute to the amazing all of Joel Ward’s overtime Game 7 goal.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:39 AM ET, 04/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  John Walton, Joel Ward, Neil Everett

Posted at 11:07 PM ET, 04/25/2012

Listen to audio of Joel Ward’s game winner

John Walton’s radio call was half-deranged on Wednesday night. It sort of captured the mood of Washington.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:07 PM ET, 04/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Joel Ward, John Walton

Posted at 08:36 AM ET, 04/22/2012

Troy Brouwer’s game-winning goal

Caps winger scores in the final two minutes, causing John Walton to scream and a Boston fan to gesture rudely.

By Dan Steinberg  |  08:36 AM ET, 04/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Troy Brouwer, John Walton

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)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Brooks Laich, John Walton, Mike Vogel

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 03/09/2012

Radio call of Alex Ovechkin’s overtime game winner

John Walton, doing the play-by-play, got rather excited when Alex Ovechkin beat the Lightning on Thursday night.

By Dan Steinberg  |  11:26 AM ET, 03/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Caps | Tags:  Alex Ovechkin, John Walton