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Capitals top Blackhawks, 3-2, in sunny NHL Winter Classic
Capitals top Blackhawks, 3-2, in sunny NHL Winter Classic

As the Chicago Blackhawks and Washington Capitals prepared for the 2015 NHL Winter Classic at Nationals Park, both teams were dealing with a seemingly unfamiliar foe: the sun. With temperatures in the low 40s and very few clouds in the sky, the sun's reflection and conditions on the ice posed a threat to the start of the game.  "If we have to deal with [the glare] it'll be the same for both teams," Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews said on the NBC broadcast before the game. "It's part of the adjustment of playing outdoors and having to deal with things you're not normally used to." Despite those...

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