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Playoffs 2019

Hurricanes and Islanders First Night Battle

The NY Islanders did that great thing and swept the Pittsburgh Penguins in round one. The Carolina Hurricanes took seven games to defeat the 2018 Stanley Cup Champion Washington Capitals. The two meet in New York Friday night for the first game of round two. The puck drops at 7 pm on NBCSN.

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Playoffs 2019

Capitals, Hurricanes, and Islanders: Linked in Playoffs

It is always hard when your team exits the Playoffs before you are ready. This year it is a strange sensation to have the Caps out in the first round. Gone are the cries of: “It always happens.” No more can we blame the “DC Sports Curse.” We have tasted what championship winning feels like. […]

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Playoffs 2019

We’ve Never Been Here Before: Capitals Game One Round One Playoffs

We have never been here before. Round One as the NHL Stanley Cup Defending Champions, not just the Washington Capitals. It feels different. We want to win like we did last summer. We have the taste of victory.

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Capitals Start Final Push for Playoffs

With ten games left in the regular season it’s time to get really excited or really nervous about the Capitals remaining games. As this goes to press, the Capitals are on top of the Eastern Conference and the Metropolitan Division. The challenge for them to hold that position is the New York Islanders, led by […]

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Capitals Pay Tribute to Former Coach Barry Trotz with Video and Standing Ovation from Fans

When the game between the Washington Capitals and New York Islanders went to a pause for a commercial break, all eyes inside Capital One Arena were transfixed on the video board above center ice. A tribute video was played honoring Barry Trotz, the coach that guided the Capitals to the franchise’s first Stanley Cup and […]

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The Pregame: Barry Trotz Returns to D.C.

The Washington Capitals are back home looking to snap a three-game slide when they host the New York Islanders for a 7:30 p.m. puck drop. This contest isn’t just your ordinary Metropolitan Division matchup, however, instead it marks the return of an important figure that led the Capitals to championship greatness. Barry Trotz coached the […]

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Barry Trotz, Lane Lambert, and Mitch Korn Reunite with Old Friends and Get Their Stanley Cup Rings

What would the site Friends in Cold Places be without the word friends? No, not just “in cold places”, that doesn’t make sense. What we love about this site is that we’re all friends. Our hockey team is our friends, other fans of the Washington Capitals are our friends and when players and coaches leave […]

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Top 10 Capitals Games to Look Forward to This Season

The dog days of summer are almost over and soon enough Capitals players will return to the ice at MedStar Capitals Iceplex to begin training camp. Players have already stopped partying and started training as they gear up for a chance to defend the Stanley Cup. Here are the top 10 games to look forward […]

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Barry Trotz and Family Celebrate Daughter’s Wedding

Friday, Barry and Kim Trotz celebrated their daughter Shalan’s marriage to LeBraun “Lebo” Premo, a senior developer for Venture 360. #Shabraun, as the happy couple are lovingly called by friends shared their vows in a simple private ceremony in Maui. Dad, Barry was seen earlier in the week arriving at the airport, presumably for vacation. […]

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Capitals Stanley Cup DVD: A Great Trip Down Memory Lane

Like many of you, I’ve spent my summer binge-watching Capitals playoff and Stanley Cup Finals games from this past spring, reliving and soaking in every single moment. However, I was waiting for the Capitals and the NHL to release a DVD commemorating the entire run. On July 31, that DVD came out.

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