They Are Tearing This Place Apart. But First, Ice Skating!

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Posted January 4, 2015

Photos by Caps Outsider.

The ice is still being used at Nats Park. Even after the game was played, several lucky folks (mainly VIPs and Season Ticket Holders) got the opportunity to skate before they tore it apart. Like these guys:

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The Brouwer Rangers came!

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The Capitol is gone, but the reflecting pool is still there.

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Beautiful. This should be a permanent fixture.

Then this happened:

Fast-motion is always funnier.

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This looks like a scene from Breaking Bad.

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This is where Troy Brouwer scored the goal we will never forget. I prayed here.

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Obligatory shot from this angle.

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More pictures I took!

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Destruction.

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In between skates, they didn’t bother with the ice resurfacer. They just pushed the rain water around.

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The glass is gone!

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Did they really need this netting during the Winter Classic?

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I really wanted to take this sign down.

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They took away the fake snow or whatever that was!

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Each spot for photographers were clearly labelled.

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It’s like a ghost town. I wonder if this place will ever be relevant again.