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.
Brooks Orpik did not participate in the Capitals’ practice at NatsPark on Wednesday but he did twirl around at the team’s family skate after practice and remains questionable for Thursday’s Winter
With mostly sunny skies forecast for 1 p.m.
Whether it’s the Winter Olympics, the World Hockey Championships or the Stanley Cup playoffs, Alex Ovechkin is no stranger to the big stage.
The Blackhawks and Washington Capitals have a few things in common.