Monday Bits and Pieces of Washington Capitals News

We are in the midst of summer hockey doldrums as we wait for training camp and the new season to start. For the Caps, there are still a few things to settle about lines and rookies. 

Meanwhile, weddings are behind us. The Ovechkin’s and Laich’s are winding up their honeymoons. Former Capitals/Bears defenseman Connie Carrick announced his engagement to long-time girlfriend Lexi Solofra. Congrats!!


Burky is home!!

The Oshie’s are in Lake Tahoe according to Lauren’s post:

Nicky Backstrom continues to work out in Sweden with his trainer- even taking in some cooking classes:

Philipp Grubauer remains in Germany and visited one of my personal favorite castles: Ludwig’s Neuschwanstein. 

Dmitri Orlov took in some Russian football:

Over the weekend, friends of the Caps who donated blood received a Bura Bobblehead. Did you get yours? Thanks to all who gave!


Caps sign Liam

And that’s about it for now. You know it’s slow when other bloggers and media are recycling stories. How are you filling your hours waiting for October??

Author: Maggie Marcum

Managing Editor for Friends in Cold Places.

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