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Nationals Park ‘Sun Monster’ May Force Delayed Start to 2015 Winter Classic

The start time of the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic could be delayed due to the glaring sun onto the rink built at Nationals Park, Capitals and Blackhawks players have been warned.

12/30/2014

Brooks Orpik #44 of the Washington Capitals lays on the ice after an injury against the New York Islanders during a game at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on December 29, 2014 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Caps’ Orpik Questionable for Winter Classic

The Washington Capitals could be without defenseman Brooks Orpik for the Winter Classic on Thursday against the Chicago Blackhawks.

12/30/2014

The National Hockey League unveiled this architectural rendering of the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic. (Photo Credit: NHL)

Rendering of 2015 NHL Winter Classic at Nationals Park

Here’s an architectural rendering of a snow-covered Nationals Park, the site of the 2015 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic, distributed by the National Hockey League on Monday.

12/22/2014

Nicklas Backstrom #19 of the Washington Capitals celebrates with his teamates after scoring a goal as Mike Sislo #32 of the New Jersey Devils looks on during their game at the Prudential Center on December 20, 2014 in Newark, New Jersey.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Holtby, Backstrom Lead Capitals Past Devils

Speed, strength, talent and depth. The Washington Capitals had it all against the New Jersey Devils and it showed.

12/21/2014

John Wall and Alex Ovechkin swap jerseys, er, sweaters once more. (via Monumental Network)

LOOK: The Wizards and Capitals Do Holiday Cards Better Than You

The Wizards and Capitals are filled with holiday cheer, and wearing ugly sweaters in this wacky, festive holiday video. So many laughs to be had. Check it out!

12/19/2014

Michael Chaput #39 of the Columbus Blue Jackets works the puck in front of Joel Ward #42 of the Washington Capitals during the second period of the Blue Jackets 3-2 overtime win at Verizon Center on December 11, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Blue Jackets Beat Capitals 3-2 in Overtime

Nick Foligno scored a power-play goal at 4:41 of overtime, Sergei Bobrovsky had 39 saves, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory.

12/11/2014

(Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Holtby, Ovechkin Help Capitals Beat Lightning 5-3

Braden Holtby made 33 saves, Alex Ovechkin scored twice to break out of a four-game drought, and the Washington Capitals beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-3 on Tuesday night to complete a perfect three-game road trip.

12/09/2014

Tomas Tatar #21 of the Detroit Red Wings moves in front of Paul Ranger #15 of the Toronto Maple Leafs as goalie Jonathan Bernier #45 of the Leafs scrambles to recover during the 2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic at Michigan Stadium on January 1, 2014 in Ann Arbor, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Iconic Photos from Six Previous NHL Winter Classics

With the seventh annual NHL Winter Classic scheduled to be playing in the nation’s capital on Jan. 1, here’s a look back at some iconic photos from the six previous Winter Classics.

12/05/2014

Daniel Sedin #22 of the Vancouver Canucks celebrates after scoring a second period goal against the Washington Capitals  at Verizon Center on December 2, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Daniel Sedin Powers Canucks Past Capitals 4-3

Daniel Sedin scored two of Vancouver’s three power-play goals and assisted on the other, and the Canucks defeated the Washington Capitals 4-3 Tuesday night.

12/02/2014

The 2015 Caps Canine Calendar will be available beginning Tuesday, Dec. 2. The calendar features images of Capitals players with their dogs as well as dogs from Homeward Trails. One hundred percent of proceeds benefit Homeward Trails.

Caps Players Roll Around with Puppies in ‘2015 Caps Canine Calendar’ (Photos)

See Washington Capitals players rolling around with cute, fuzzy puppies in the 2015 Caps Canine Calendar, available on Dec. 2, 2014.

12/01/2014

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