Cappy’s Corner

An entertaining blog to help you stay in touch with of our fearless leader. You will have a front row seat to the life and times of Cappy as you bear witness to his life of “no coincidences”. Sometimes heartbreaking, sometimes funny, but always inspirational, you won’t want to miss a single post!


Keep on Fighting Quincy!!!

September 26, 2022
Thanks to the incredible generosity of the Colorado Avalanche, Michael Lallier, Josh Suter and Keith Frankl, I was able to host nearly 50 people to last night’s Avalanche preseason game! There were lots of friendly faces but the night truly belonged to Quincy Rohrbach! Stage four bone cancer may have slowed this little dynamo down a tad, but it certainly hasn’t squelched her desire to live life…

No Coincidences

September 25, 2022
Rob Hamblin was a humble and private man. He was also a talented musician, gifted hockey player, and a friend to many. Two years ago Rob was diagnosed with brain cancer and fought hard and valiantly, finally saying goodbye on September 4th. Although I didn’t know Rob well he still chose Dawg Nation to honor in his name, this is something that always humbles me to the core. Now the ”no coincid…

Hangin’ with her Heroes

September 24, 2022
A couple of months ago Quincy Rohrbach had graduated Ponderosa High School and was excited to start the next chapter of her life at the University of Wyoming. That’s when an intense pain in her shoulder sent her in for a checkup. This beautiful 19 year old dynamo and her family were rocked to the core when the diagnosis of bone cancer was shared by the doctors. It’s not been as easy summer for …

Heart DAWGS Drink from the Cup

September 21, 2022
One the best parts of my life is creating special memories. For those close to me, these moments are affectionately called “Cappy Magic”. Well today I got to sprinkle a little ”Cappy Magic” on my own brother(Nigel)! A call from UCHealth last week got the wheels turning as they shared the Cup would be at the hospital and asked me if I had a cool story to share. And boy did I have the story! Help…

Robb Olexin: A Celebration of Life

September 18, 2022
Today was another difficult one as we gathered in New Prague, Minnesota to share stories of a very special man. Although he was was taken too soon, Robbie O still left an indelible mark in this world and touched the lives of many. My friend was remarkable in many ways and I am so proud to have been in his life. His sister (Patty) shared the highlights of his incredible life and his son (Taltson…

Super Mom

September 11, 2022
It’s been a difficult year for my Mutti, but really cool to see her thriving. My brother (Nigel) took her fly fishing for the first time ever this weekend and low an behold she landed a couple of beauties!! Talk about a natural!! It warms my heart it see this amazing lady trying new things and continuing to live life to its fullest! Now that’s what I call a super mom!  

The Coach, the Captain, and the Legend

September 9, 2022
A huge thanks to the coach, the captain and the legend for all taking the time to hang out, talk a little hockey and sign this iconic pic! This beauty won’t be hanging in my office but rather will be part our golf tourney auction as we raise some dough for two more families in need. Time and time again, Joe, Bedsey and Landy answer the bell when it comes to helping others, and that is pretty …

Fishing is for everyone!

September 5, 2022
It was an incredible weekend in Walden as we enjoyed some of the best that Colorado has to offer. Each year my brother (Nigel) helps organize this powerful weekend of hosting American heros and disabled athletes on the breathtaking Park Range Ranch. The focus was on fly fishing, but the reality is the two days were about inclusion, friendship, sharing, and mostly, giving back! I am blessed in …

A surprise “no coincidences” moment

September 3, 2022
Patrick and I were on our way to Park Range Ranch for a powerful weekend of fly fishing with some of the Paralympic athletes. On the way up we decided to make a quick pit stop to quench our thirst. We pulled into a place called the Stockman Bar in Walden and settled in a booth. When the waitress (Jenny) came over she took our order and asked what brought us in. I shared that my brother was ho…

A Red Tail Hawk Feather

August 31, 2022
An incredible honor today as Rick and Riley Alire presented me with a Red Tail hawk feather. The father/son duo are Native Americans with roots to the Navajo and Apache tribes and are extremely proud of their important background. This morning they humbled me to the core with this amazing gesture. Riley shared that the feather signifies leadership, bravery, heart, honor and respect as he tied…

“Gateway to the West” trip

August 30, 2022
Much of our growth has been a product of connecting with NHLers (past and present) that provide us with instant credibility and notoriety. As we build our St Louis brand it’s important to for us to also connect with leaders in the St Louis hockey community. One of those leaders is Pat Maroon, a three time Stanley Cup champion and a St Louis native. Yesterday afternoon I was in a …

The Number 34

August 28, 2022
It was quite a day in Belleville, Illinois as the St Louis Dawgs hosted an amazing Cornhole event and lifted up yet another family! 10 year old Mason Venegoni is young goalie that recently underwent surgery to remove a brain tumor. The surgery was a difficult but successful one and this little goaltender is now on the road to recovery! Now the “no coincidences” part! Former St Louis…
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