All three of the players the Caps sent to the jersey unveiling and official announcement sounded excited about the prospect of playing the Winter Classic in their own back yard at Nats Park.
They do it in Pittsburgh and Tampa Bay and Ottawa. And now, under new coach Barry Trotz, the Capitals’ logo has been designated holy ground.
As in, don’t tread on this.
When the Capitals and Flyers rookies face off today at 3 p.m.
To say Braden Holtby is anxious to turn the page on last season would be one of the biggest understatements of Capitals training camp, which officially begins on Friday at Kettler Capitals Iceplex