By 3 p.m. on Wednesday only a small patch of ice on the first base side of the Winter Classic rink was affected by sun glare, the rest of the ice no longer covered by shadows.
Defenseman Brooks Orpik did not participate in Wednesday's Winter Classic practice and it appears a right knee injury will keep him out of Thursday’s game at Nats Park.
With mostly sunny skies forecast for 1 p.m. on Thursday and a significant sun glare peeking through the first base side of Nats Park, NHL officials are considering pushing back the start time for the game.
In a tournament of the world's best up and coming players, some Caps' prospects are showing why the Caps put so much faith in them.
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