For the better part of 3 1/2 months Jay Beagle, John Carlson and Jason Chimera would pool their money together, rent a sheet of ice at Kettler Capitals Iceplex for $360 an hour, and skate their ta
For 12 years, a poster of former Capitals captain Jeff Halpern hung on the bedroom wall of Daniel Titus.
"I've never had a stress-free Christmas like this where I've had so much time to get things done," laughs Capitals forward Jay Beagle after a player-organized skate at Kettler Capitals Iceplex.
The NHL lockout has changed life for everyone in the hockey world, albeit on different scales.
As the lockout drags into what should have been the heart of the 2012-13 season, players everywhere are doing their best to stay in shape in hopes of a quick return to NHL action.