The Caps sported purple jerseys for Hockey Fights Cancer night.
Erskine’s Winter Classic Fight, in Photos
One of the early highlights of the Winter Classic was the fight between John Erskine and Mike Rupp. It was a bit reminiscent of Erskine’s bout against Eric Boulton, in the fact that it lasted so long, although less punches ended up landing. I kept the camera snapping throughout the entire skirmish, and figured I’d share a sampling of the still images I captured :