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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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Reebok messes up Winter Classic Capitals sweater

Alex Ovechkin photo provided with permission from Gary Kriebel of On Frozen Blog/Old Dominion Productions At the 2nd Annual Washington Capitals convention, the team revealed its special sweater will basically be a throwback to the team’s original look. However, upon closer inspection, it is readily apparently that this sweater is pure fauxback. Unlike the original

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