January 14, 2009
I am a diehard caps fan for as long as I can remember. I just love the game of hockey, I play for my high school and a club team. I also like playing the guitar, watching movies, ang hanging out. I have lived here in NOVA all of my life making it easy to go to caps games.
hi Andrew, i'm the Caps community leader for Bleacher Report. thanks for your article, there's some good stuff in there.
wanted to let you know that i did some significant editing of your article. your enthusiam and knowledge of the Caps is evident, but we need to get you to clean up a bunch of stuff. please take care to capitilize the team name, and use the city and nickname together on the first mention. same with players, on the first mention in the story use their full name.
all numbers lower than ten get spelled out, even first, second etc.
with dates, you can use the abbreviation, but use a period, and just the number (i.e., Nov. 23 instead of Nov 23rd).
also, you were missing a bunch of periods, etc. Bleacher Report is more than a stream of consciousness blog, these articles can get picked up by sportsline.com, and as such need to be written and edited according to guidelines.
please check out the editing rules on the website, check out the changes i made to your story, and let me know if you have any questions.
thanks! welcome to Bleacher Report.