Washington Capitals forward Jay Beagle played in his second Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic on Thursday at Nationals Park as his team skated off with a 3-2 victory against the Chicago Blackhawks. Beagle also suited up for Washington at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh in 2011.
Beagle agreed to offer up his opinions in blog form leading up to and after the main event.
WASHINGTON -- After all the hype for the past several weeks, today was finally the big day.
And what a day it was.