April 21, 2019

GAME 41 PHOTOS: Caps Win, Kundratek Makes NHL Debut

Here are a few photographs from pre-game warmups and Pittsburgh Penguins v. Washington Capitals game on Jan. 11 at Verizon Center. Caps won 1-0 (Game 41 Re-Cap).

Tomas Kundratek made his NHL deubt, Brooks Laich was a little feisty wearing the “A” and Matt Hendricks got the fans fired up early in the game by dropping his gloves.

All photos taken by Cheryl Nichols (@cnichols14) from the stands.

Tomas Kundratek makes his NHL Debut Jan. 11 (Photo by Cheryl Nichols)

Brooks Laich wore the "A" with Nicklas Backstrom out (Photo by Cheryl Nichols)

Alex Ovechkin during warmups (Photo by Cheryl Nichols)

Jay Beagle during warmups (Photo by Cheryl Nichols)

Dmitri Orlov sporting a black eye during warmups (Photo by Cheryl Nichols)

Looks like the "Crosby Sucks" jersey has been replaced by a "Malkin Sucks" jersey (Photo by Cheryl Nichols)

A Caps fan brought a stuffed penguin on a noose (Photo by Cheryl Nichols)

Tomas Kundratek checking out surroundings during his first NHL warmups (Photo by Cheryl Nichols)

Matt Hendricks and Craig Adams dropped the gloves early in the game (Photo by Cheryl Nichols)

Brooks Laich in more than one scrum during game (Photo by Cheryl Nichols)

Celebrating Chimera's 14th Goal of the Season (Photo by Cheryl Nichols)

Fleury makes a save (Photo by Cheryl Nichols)

How did this puck not go in? (Photo by Cheryl Nichols)

Alzner, Hendricks and Carlson were first to congratulate Vokoun (Photo by Cheryl Nichols)

About Cheryl Nichols

Cheryl Nichols is a Columnist and Photographer for District Sports Page. She is credentialed to cover the Washington Capitals and has reported on the community service and fan events since 2006. Cheryl has been published in The Washington Post and many other local media. She was a credentialed photographer for the 2010 season covering the Washington Nationals. You can follow her on Twitter @cnichols14.

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