The Capitals’ 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday afternoon at Nats Park was a classic in many ways.
Brooks Orpik had already played in three outdoor NHL games as a member of the Penguins, so you could understand if the Capitals defenseman played it safe Thursday and sat out this Winter Classic t
Instant analysis of the Capitals’ dramatic 3-2 win over the Chicago Blackhawks Thursday in the 2015 Winter Classic attended by 42,832 at Nationals Park:
While most of the focus of today’s Winter Classic will fall on Alex Ovechkin, Barry Trotz, Patrick Kane and Jonathan Toews, it could be Caps goaltender Braden Holtby who steals the headlines.
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