Still without a venue to announce, there hasn’t been much affirmative news about the 2014 Winter Classic lately, which is kind of a bummer. But this morning, I was innocently surfing the internet when I happened upon — and this is a blatant lie — the Caps’ Winter Classic jerseys for this year.
It must be. It has to be.
Instead of sporting vintage red, white, and blue, the Capitals have clearly chosen to embrace the colors of the team’s former home state– including the logo of that state’s favorite baseball team, the Baltimore Orioles.
Bold. And appropriate. This jersey is the fashion equivalent of 20 games above .500.
Now imagine the Caps skating around an outdoor rink at Camden Yards, the most beautiful baseball stadium in this area (according to one Nats reporter), with a sprinkling of snow on the field. Despite Ted’s insistence that “the “Caps will play on New Year’s Day here in DC against the Chicago Blackhawks,” OPACY still feels like a mortal lock, right?
Imagine one of the best baseball players of all-time (and a big-time hockey fan) watching from the suites with his baby blues.
Maybe after the Caps win, Brooks Laich can catch up with his name-sake, Brooks Robinson, and share some more stories.
Oh man. How great would that be? I can’t wait for January 1st!