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After his game-winning goal to tie the series 2-2, Washington Capitals forward Alexander Semin listens to questions from reporters in the locker room, Washington DC, April 19, 2012

After his game-winning goal to tie the series 2-2, Washington Capitals forward Alexander Semin listens to questions from reporters in the locker room, Washington DC, April 19, 2012

3/31/2012 — With his game-clinching shootout goal vs. the Montreal Canadiens tonight, forward Alexander Semin ended his day the way he started it: confident on the ice, thrilling his fans, and sharing a laugh with his Washington Capitals teammates.

Washington Capitals forward Matt Hendricks, at team practice, Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Arlington VA, 2011.  He talks us through his mental and physical pre-game warmup, sideways splits and all, in our new 4-minute audio slideshow.  See what he says about his “stupid stick handles”…

Washington Capitals forward Matt Hendricks, at team practice, Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Arlington VA, 2011.  He talks us through his mental and physical pre-game warmup, sideways splits and all, in our new 4-minute audio slideshow.  See what he says about his “stupid stick handles”…

FROM THE ARCHIVES:  “Once I scored … they were kinda like … wow, didn’t think he could do that” (laughs) — Matt Hendricks, after his shootout goal vs. Philadelphia Flyers, March 22, 2011

FROM THE ARCHIVES:  “Once I scored … they were kinda like … wow, didn’t think he could do that” (laughs)Matt Hendricks, after his shootout goal vs. Philadelphia Flyers, March 22, 2011

Wall of gloves, Washington Capitals equipment room, Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Arlington VA, February 2012

Wall of gloves, Washington Capitals equipment room, Kettler Capitals Iceplex, Arlington VA, February 2012

Sneak preview of a new Hockey Diaries feature coming this week. As Capitals’ Head Equipment Manager, Brock Myles prides himself on being ready for anything, anywhere, anytime.

Sneak preview of a new Hockey Diaries feature coming this week. As Capitals’ Head Equipment Manager, Brock Myles prides himself on being ready for anything, anywhere, anytime.

Fonts, lights, signage

A few pictures of some of the cool retro-ish details at 1st Mariner Arena in Baltimore, site of this week’s Washington Capitals vs. Nashville Predators pre-season NHL game.