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!

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Winter Classic 2020 huge success

January 14, 2020
Many hands make light work. The seemingly endless hours put in by so many made the DAWG Nation Winter Classic Presented by DREP an incredible success! This Is what DAWG Nation is all about as volunteers, players, fans, family members and tons of others rolled up their collective sleeves to create a truly magical weekend. Our mission is to aid families in times of need, and that’s exactly …
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It’s ok to not be ok.

November 23, 2019
On April 6, 2018, Canadians across the country were heartbroken to hear of the devastating Humboldt Broncos bus crash, which took the lives of 16 members of the Junior A hockey team and injured 13 others. Tyler Smith was among the survivors. He suffered eight different injuries, went through two surgeries and spent 13 days in hospital. But for Tyler, the physical injuries will never com…

DAWG Bowl IX Recap

October 17, 2019
DAWG Bowl IX is in the books… DAWG Bowl IX is in the books and the event exceeded even our wildest expectations! Hugs, smiles, laughter, and tears were in abundance throughout the weekend. We once again created memories that will truly last a lifetime and helped changed lives through the incredible generosity of so many! None of this would be possible without an incredible list of …

2018-19 Colorado Avalanche Charity Challenge

March 6, 2019
Help DAWG Nation in the 2018-19 Colorado Avalanche Charity Challenge! A portion of every Charity Challenge ticket sold will be donated back to DAWG Nation. Charity Challenge Ticket Pricing Upper Level – $25 per seat Lower Level – $70 per seat Club Level – $110 per seat To purchase tickets: Prices subject to change at any time $10 per lower + club level seat will be donate…
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Grand Lake Pond Tourney

February 6, 2019
The DAWGs were well represented Grand Lake Pond Tourney today. We had teams in all three divisions and finished a combined 7-1-1, not a bad days work! Special thanks to Joel Vlasin and Josh Suter for taking the lead in organizing their respective teams. Awesome setting for a great day on the pond!

Yo My Head Hurts… Yo

September 20, 2018
Hhhaayy! Welcome back! Sorry this is a little late, I tried to find a doctor to give me some crucial information, but to no avail! Not to fret, I offer criticisms of the field anyhow. I have selected a topic that firstly, is super important to me (as it should be to you,) and second, I could pen volumes and volumes. However, I will condense my musings into a length more suited to this blog…
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DU Hockey – DAWG Nation Night 2018!

September 14, 2018
We have some more incredible news to share! Once again we are teaming with the University of Denver for “DAWG Nation Night”! This one will be held on Friday, November 23rd as the Pioneers take on the Providence Friars. We have discounted tickets (only $15) and even a portion of that is going to DAWG Nation! SUPER COOL PART: During the first intermission DAWG Nation will host a sled…

A fire that burns deep

August 19, 2018
When it comes to hockey… When it comes to hockey, there is a fire that burns deep down inside of every player and fan. We all notice it and are incredibly proud of it. How is this fire ignited? How does it stay lit? I believe it comes in stages all throughout life. Hockey gives you different avenues and opportunities to continuously feed that flame. One person who proudly carries a relentl…

It’s a Great Day for Junior Hockey!

July 30, 2018
Ssssoooo, Apologies for skipping a month, I know you all were holding your collective breath,  waiting for my wisdom, witty wit, wondrous words, aaaand alliteration! Anxiety has reared it’s ugly head in the life of Gags, and it’s difficult to get the comfort necessary to spellbind you guys like you deserve and yearn for. However, one thing remains true, I continue to make ALS look amazi…

DAWG Bowl VIII Recap

July 28, 2018
A most memorable and successful event! When all was said and done, DAWG Bowl VIII was the most memorable and successful event in our storied history. Setting records on all fronts the weekend was once again filled with hugs, smiles, cheers, and of course, tears! This year’s event was showcased with the inclusion of a Humboldt Bronco theme as the hockey world continues to heal from tragi…
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