Snow Place Like Home: Capitals Players Enjoy Monday’s Winter Weather

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The season’s first winter storm blasted the DMV Monday morning, blanketing yards and cars in snow and causing chaos on the roads with slushy mix and ice. The Washington Capitals have the day off and for some players, it was a great time to get out and enjoy the snow day with family.

Scenes outside of Medstar Capitals Iceplex:

The Orlov family having a snow angel contest:

Biscuit, the Capitals’ team dog and service dog in training, catching some snowflakes:

The Dowds “in their element:”

Photos: @paigemdowd/IG Story

Dennis Cholowski and girlfriend Brooke, who is satisfied with the snow while Dennis isn’t so much.

Photo: @brooke_kudirka/IG Story

The Manthas taking in the snow featuring dog Millie having fun:

Videos: @cdcaitlynduffy/IG Story

Michal Kempny and son Adam:

Photo: @m.a.r.m.e.l.a.d.a/IG Story

Sergei Ovechkin helping Dad shovel:

Videos: @nastyashubskaya/IG Story

Alexa Landestoy, the host of Capitals Pre/Post Game Live on NBC Sports Washington, shared the winter wonderland:

Videos: @alexalandestoy/IG Story

The Carlson boys!

Connor McMichael’s pup Knight was not happy about the snowblower…

Photo: @knightmcmike/IG Story

By Della Young

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Della Young is an aspiring novelist and screenwriter who earned a BFA in Creative Writing from Full Sail University in 2021. She comes from a family of big Capitals fans and became inspired to start writing for hockey in 2019. In her spare time, Della enjoys traveling, cooking, and working on both sides of the camera. Follow Della on Twitter: @dellayoung
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1 Response to Snow Place Like Home: Capitals Players Enjoy Monday’s Winter Weather

  1. Diane Doyle says:

    And more snow day news. Alzner (former Cap) showed his kids playing in the snow in their yard. John Carlson (and wife) were playing in the snow with their boys.

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