Les Savy Fav man launches hockey blog

Syd Butler touts his favourite NHL team

Les Savy Fav bassist Syd Butler has started writing a blog about hockey for the US National Hockey League.

Butler, a native of Washington DC, has launched a blog about his city’s team, the Washington Capitals, on NHL.com.

He joins a host of celebrity bloggers who offer fan’s perspectives on their favourite teams.


Speaking to Pitchfork, Butler admitted to being a long-time fan of the sport. “I caught the bug when [I was] eight years old– my extended family all got it,” he said.

“Once you play it…nothing else compares. I think it’s the perfect sport. I know some might disagree, but your first stride on a clean sheet of ice is one of the best feelings in the world.”

Butler added, “The better the Caps do the better the blog will be.”

–By our Los Angeles staff.

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