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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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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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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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Nicklas Backstrom Passes Peter Bondra for Franchise Points Mark in Capitals 4-1 Win Over Trotz’s Islanders

The Washington Capitals are on fire and teams are having trouble extinguishing them. Their latest victim was the New York Islanders, whom the Capitals dominated in a 4-1 win several hours after players reunited with their former coach Barry Trotz and presented him with his well-earned, well-deserved Stanley Cup ring.

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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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Mitch Korn Becomes Newest Member of Islanders Coaching Team

The New York Islanders announced on Thursday that Caps goalie whisperer Mitch Korn will serve as their new Director of Goaltending. He reunited with old friend Barry Trotz, with whom he has worked with since 1998. His position there will likely be similar to that he has performed with the Capitals this past season, overseeing […]

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More Coach Changes for the Capitals

As expected, the Capitals assistant coach, Lane Lambert, has followed old friend Barry Trotz to the New York Islanders. The Isles announced Thursday that they have named Lambert their next associate coach. When hired by the Capitals in 2014, he spoke about the advantages of familiarity and consistency on the coaching staff. No doubt that […]

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Inside The Caps Opponent : Matthew Barzal

When the Capitals face a very familiar foe tonight in Brooklyn they will obviously see a not so familiar young super rookie in Matthew Barzal. If you have not see any of his goals before then you just haven’t watched the highlights from Islander games. This kid is the real deal and is going to […]

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