Chicago Blackhawks


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.


What has made for the popularity of the Winter Classic? Chick Hernandez talks with the two men who will call the 2015 game for NBC to get their take.