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The NHL Draft: My Experience

Lily Rosenberg shares with us her experience attending the recent NHL draft in Chicago, Illinois.  A couple weeks ago I went to the NHL draft in Chicago. The experience was incredible. So much so that afterwards I was completely drained. When we went, we first checked out the Hawks Fan fest. I was probably very […]

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Caps Post-Game Highlights

Caps Silence Hawks in Six Goal Shutout!!

What can we say about tonight? The Caps blew us away–we can only imagine what it was like in the Blackhawks locker room after Braden Holtby held off all attempts at scoring and the entire team came together to wow the crowd at Verizon. We saw it during warmups–the guys just had that look of […]

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The United Center: A Caps Fan’s View by Lily.

As you all know I went to the Hawks-Caps game on Friday. The overall experience was quite lovely. As my uncle explained, it was basically “a stadium with drunken Chicago fanatics.” So not quite the safest place to wear a Capital’s jersey. He couldn’t have been more wrong. I have been to the United Center […]

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Caps Game Preview

The Caps Blow into the Windy City

The Washington Capitals suffered a crushing 3-0  defeat to the San Jose Sharks on election night. The Caps ended their five-game winning streak as goalie Martin Jones stopped 24 pucks from getting into the net. Braden Holtby had 20 saves. Seemed no matter how snazy they were, the Caps just couldn’t find the back of the […]

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Where the Fans Are

Caps Fans: Tips for Family Rivalries; When You Win and When They Win!

I find that there are three common hockey families:   the families that just don’t care except for one person, the families that are all huge fans of one team, and then we have the one that my family fits under,the family rivalries. In reality, the Capitals and the Blackhawks don’t have that much of […]

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Where the Fans Are

Playing Fantasy Hockey to Keep up with NHL Players & Teams 

Chris Cleveland writes that Fantasy Hockey is great way to keep up with hockey stats: So I am huge into following player stats in the NHL. I follow stats from at least a few players from every team but I mostly know a lot about Washington Capitals and Chicago Blackhawks players since those are the […]

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Where the Fans Are

Chris Cleveland Joins the FiCP Family–Yeah, we Let a Guy in…

Chris Cleveland has been one of Friends in Cold Places biggest supporters since day one. He tweets us. He messages us. He sends us video and great pictures he gets with players (Caps and other). So we finally decided, what the heck, invite him to join us. And he agreed. Here’s his story: Hello Friends […]

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Breaking News

WOOF WOOF BEAGLE IS BACK!!! (And lines changes for Hawks game)

Lots of happy dancing around Washington Capitals Land today as center Jay Beagle returns to the line up. There were hints Saturday that he could be in as soon as today and BAM there he is on the ice again. Beags has been preparing for his return for the past few weeks, gradually skating with […]

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