Tag Archives: Pittsburgh Penguins

Capitals undefeated at Heinz Field and other Winter Classic observations

I watched a little more than half of the Winter Classic, the last half and enjoyed the tough, well fought hockey game. I especially enjoyed it because Eric Fehr and Semyon Varlamov led the Washington Capitals over the hated Pittsburgh Penguins. The Caps played appropriately for the conditions instead of getting too cute. The 3-1

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2 days until the Capitals and Penguins Winter Classic

Before I talk about the Winter Classic, enjoy this video of Alex Ovechkin shooting pucks at Russian dolls filled with Russian dressing. Okay! As for the Winter Classic, which has the Washington Capitals visiting Pittsburgh to play the Penguins at Heinz Field, the home of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Rain is forecast (Capital Weather Gang, The

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Nationals Park on ice?

Last week, after some Twitter discussion, @tbridge wrote a We Love DC post suggesting that a temporary ice rink be installed on the field at Nationals Park during the winter. The idea was prompted by a Times article about the Cleveland Indians trying that out this winter at Progressive Field nee Jacobs Field. For a

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Winter Classic press conference goes on without Capitals Ovechkin or Leonsis

In the biggest D.C sports press conference scandal since Ted Lerner and family skipped Jim Riggleman’s introductory press conference last year, Ted Leonsis and Alex Ovechkin did not attend the Winter Classic presser in Pittsburgh (The Post) yesterday. OMG1!!!!1 It has been suggested to me that Ovechkin’s decision to not leave Moscow for a quick

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