Sorry, Bruce Boudreau, but Washington is not the "New Hockeytown." In three and a half months of an internship that took me all around the Capitol building, there was not one single mention of Alex Ovechkin. Even when I said "I'm a big hockey fan." Not one. Of course, that was in the fall of '07, before everyone could hop on the bandwagon.
Well, since Hockeytown is taken, let's see what we have in storage. *Dusts off Carolina Hurricanes 2005-06 Flavor of the Month T-shirts*
(Maybe we can re-consider their application when the Capitals fail to sell-out playoff games. Hey-oh!)