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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes with the latest on the lockout and from Bears camp, as well as notes on all-time Caps blueliners, current prospects and more.
Your savory breakfast links:
● As we noted in our nifty "Caps During the Lockout" Story Stream yesterday, ESPN3 will be showing an Alex Ovechkin-heavy slate of KHL games, starting with Dynamo Moscow vs. Ak Bars today, supposedly. [Puck Daddy, WashTimes, Forbes, Alex Ovetjkin] UPDATE: Or not.
● There was some chatter going around yesterday about the (unlikely) possibility of the owners using replacement players at some point as this thing drags on, which has me ready to pull the trigger on a #16 Shane Falco Caps sweater. [Puck Daddy, SI, PHT]
● What does the near future hold for Marcus Johansson? [Peerless]
● Five seems like a perfect number when considering your favorite Caps blueliners of all-time, doesn't it? [Caps Outsider]
● Finally, happy 40th birthday to good ol' Michael Nylander.