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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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Evgeny Kuznetsov Chills with Pheonix Copley Throughout Caps vs. Islanders Game

Evgeny Kuznetsov is the gift that keeps on giving and with Christmas coming up he’s not stopping anytime soon. This dude dressed up as a goaltender at a practice I attended in January. He’s also made me laugh and cry during 90% of his interviews. Sometimes he says things as an intention to be funny […]

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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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Caps-Islanders Game Opener 

The Capitals played the Islanders twice during the preseason, defeating them both times. On October 9, the Caps shutout World Cup of Hockey stellar goalie Jaroslav Halak. Clearly the Isles were shaking the rust off earlier this month. Cal Clutterbuck caused the normal stir for the Caps with his hard-hitting abrasive style of play. Expect […]

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Caps Home Opener: Full Day of Celebrations

Finally, we are turning the DMV R E D!! The Caps home opener against the Islanders starts at 7 pm but there is plenty to do before then. Sign up, if you haven’t already for the 8 am Best Buddies – Strolling with Nolan Caps Team – walk. Details are here. Check out morning skate […]

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Caps Post-Game Highlights

Caps-Islanders Match Leads to Final Cuts

The Washington Capitals shutout the NY Islanders with Braden Holtby dazzling the crowd at Verizon Center with 24 saves. It was the last chance for the Caps management to view the team play before making the final cuts. Monday morning the Caps announced that Zach Sill and Aaron Ness had been placed on waivers and […]

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Capitals and Islanders Line Projections

DON’T FORGET: It’s a 7:30 puck drop tonight. Watch on NBCSN and listen 106.7 Your printable reference for tonight’s #CapsIsles game. Alex Ovechkin is back tonight: thank goodness!! No Marcus Johannson. Probably out for the weekend. Zach Sill again for MoJo. Aaron Ness for Chorney if Taylormcant stomach warm ups. Caps Forward Lines Ovechkin (8) […]

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Caps Practice Update 2-4-16 No “F-Bombs” Today

Caps took the ice this morning prior to their meeting against the New York Islanders at 7:30 PM tonight.  Important notes from practice: Marcus Johansson skated briefly before the rest of the team and left before morning skate officially began:    Taylor Chorney was back on the ice after missing yesterday’s practice with flu-like symptoms: […]

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Caps-Islanders: Something to Prove

The New York Islanders slide into Washington hoping to redeem themselves after the 4-2 loss to the Caps in December. Jaroslav Halak did not start on Tuesday; instead they opted for the new guy, JF Berube. The strategy seemed to work as they sent the Wild home with a 5-3 win over them. The Islanders […]

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Caps Dish it to Islanders… Again

The Washington Capitals traveled from Boston down to the Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Their first regular season meeting since the Caps ousted the New York Islanders in the playoffs last year, tensions were high for both sides. This game had the feel of the playoffs, for sure! Michael Latta was back on the ice on the […]

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