January 16, 2010

Junior's Reading And Viewing List:
January 14 - 16, 2010

Last Update - January 17, 2009 at 2:17 AM EST

The month of January is half way over with. Here are your links for the last few days.

January 16, 2010

On-Air Fun with John Walton
By The OFB Team at On Frozen Blog

It was an in-state rivalry Saturday night between the Bears and Mini Penguins at Giant Center that didn’t amount to much of battle — the Bears blasted Wilkes Barre-Scranton 7-2. In the middle of his broadcast Bears’ radio play-by-play voice John Walton...
*Note from Dan, Jr. / Junior's Eyes: Post includes mp3 audio.

Yeah, yeah... we know
By The Peerless at The Peerless Prognosticator

Plus-minus is the Devil's spawn of statistics. Still...

Knuble and TSN: Ovechkin is the best player in the world
By tj at Alex Ovetjkin

...TSN commentators also got into it last night, they've asked Pierre McGuire if he thought that Ovechkin was the best hockey player in the World right now and McGuire said, "I think he is". How things have changed! Not a single mentioning of Crosby! And that was Canadian National TV. By the way, they said Ovechkin was fully aware that he was on National [Canadian] TV...
*Note from Dan, Jr. / Junior's Eyes: This post includes 3 videos.

Random Photo by CNN
By Ted Leonsis at Ted's Take

CNN - The Case News Network that is. Steve Case clicked this photo last night at the Caps game of me and Pat Sajak as I opened a carton of my books as provided to me as a surprise by our publisher...

Ground Control to Major Tom
By Ted Leonsis at Ted's Take

The Capstronaut landed in the owner’s box last night with his glowing multimedia fan blowing full speed inside his suit to keep cool...

Beatles’ recruited For Yellow Submarine Remake
By mdome at Classic Rock

The new 3D version of the animated Beatles movie Yellow Submarine is taking shape- for better or for worse.

Director Robert Zemeckis has recruited the following actors to voice the Beatles’ characters: Cary Elwes (George Harrison), Dean Lennox Kelly (John Lennon), Peter Serafinowicz (Paul McCartney) and Adam Campbell (Ringo Starr)...

Caps Beat Maple Leafs 6-1

Washington, DC -- The Washington Capitals hosted the Toronto Maple Leafs in front of a Red Rockin' Caps crowd. The weather may have felt like winter, however, it was fall in DC tonight -- The Maple Leafs fell. Caps dominated entire game and won 6-1...

EXCLUSIVE: James Cameron Not Interested In 'Spider-Man' Reboot, Considers It 'Sloppy Seconds'
By Rick Marshall at MTV's Splash Page

You can cross one name off the list of potential "Spider-Man" directors, because James Cameron isn't interested.

Speaking with MTV News at the Critics Choice Awards red carpet, the "Avatar" director denied rumors that...

Happy Birthday Sade! You sexy thing!
*Link to YouTube videos from Dan, Jr. / Junior's Eyes

Sade has a New album due out in February 2010.

January 15, 2010

CSN: Toronto Maple Leafs at Washington Capitals Game Highlights

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Quick-Starting Capitals Blow Away Leafs
By Ted Starkey at CapCentre.net

With a chance to finally play an extended stretch of their schedule at home, the Capitals opened up a three-game homestand by blowing out the Maple Leafs, thanks to a five-point night by Alexander Ovechkin and a pair of goals by Mike Knuble...

CSN's Al Koken speaks with John Carlson between periods during Toronto Maple Leafs vs Washington Capitals game

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He's not paid $124 million to use his knuckles
By The Peerless at The Peerless Prognosticator

In the midst of all this Kovalchuk contract talk and the amazing, unprecedented, awe-inducing spectacle of Sidney Crosby hitting the 30-goal plateau, there is a lingering story gliding beneath the radar...

Bibliomania 2009: Non-fiction
By Kameron at I May Have Been Born Yesterday
But I Stayed Up All Night

Here's part one of a review of some of the most memorable non-fiction I read last year. Another group of books deserved their own entry, so stay tuned...

January 2010: Update on the Local Media Revolution
By pucksandbooks at On Frozen Blog

Even by the perennially sour standards of the Bullets/Wizards, the hoops news here at week’s end is numbing. The city’s star hoopster, a gangster, will be sentenced in D.C. Superior Court today on a felony firearms charge. The star may go to prison, for five years. At least Gilbert Arenas is alive...

Morning roundup: Goalies, Leafs and a Capstronaut
By Lindsay Applebaum at Capitals Insider

In case you missed it yesterday, Gene Wang chatted with Bruce Boudreau about injured goaltender Semyon Varlamov, whom the coach said is "getting better" every day after...
*Note from Dan, Jr. / Junior's Eyes: This post includes links to
3 podcasts - Bruce Boudreau on 106.7 The Fan, George McPhee on ESPN 980's The Sports Fix and Brooks Laich on Puck Tracks at Puck Daddy.

January 14, 2010

Stecks Speaks
By OrderedChaos (Mike Rucki) at On Frozen Blog

It was a solid turnout this evening for David Steckel’s appearance in Caps on the Fly. The lobby and bar of the Hilton Garden Inn (14th & H NW) was chock full of Washington Capitals supporters, and many Steckel partisans...
*Note from Dan, Jr. / Junior's Eyes: This post includes nice pictures and video.

Caps Open Homestand vs. Toronto
By Ted Starkey at CapCentre.net

After playing just 20 of their first 46 games at Verizon Center, Washington gets a chance to get comfortable at home in the next few weeks, playing seven of their next nine at home, kicking off with a three-game homestand that begins Friday when the Leafs come to town to close out the season series...

Joe Johnston Says 'Captain America' Will Be 'Something Different'
By Blair Marnell at MTV's Splash Page

With the predominance of “Spider-Man 4” and “Thor” news over the last few weeks, “The First Avenger: Captain America” has been relatively quiet by comparison. However, as “Captain America” gears up to begin filming in June, director Joe Johnston has indicated that the film may take Cap in unexpected directions...

A TWO-point night: Caps 5 - Panthers 4 (OT/Gimmick)
By The Peerless at The Peerless Prognosticater

Well, they certainly don’t lack for excitement.

The Capitals sleepwalked through 46 minutes of a 60-minute hockey game, looking rather disinterested as the Florida Panthers built a 4-1 lead...

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