Caps Hold “Players Only” Meeting After Bruins Game

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Moments following Nicklas Backstrom’s game winning, overtime goal against the Bruins on Wednesday night, the Caps players shut the door on the locker room, locking out media and all other personnel, to hold a players-only meeting. 

It was not clear which player or players called for the meeting. The meeting lasted approximately 15 minutes before media and others were allowed to access the locker room.

The Capitals jumped to a 3-0 lead early in the second period before giving up three unanswered goals to the Bruins in the second and third periods. Nicklas Backstrom would pull the game out of the fire, scoring the game winner in overtime, giving the Caps the 4-3 win.  Caps players would not comment much on the meeting.

By Jon Sorensen

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Civil Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
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4 Responses to Caps Hold “Players Only” Meeting After Bruins Game

  1. Anonymous says:

    They better get it together. Can’t be expected to win too many games after blowing a 3 goal lead.

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