Friday Caps Clips: Semifinal Success

Yulia Dmitrieva - Photo courtesy of Russian Ice Hockey Federation

Daily Washington Capital news and notes: Day 111 of Lockout Limbo and Team USA and Team Sweden advance.

Your savory breakfast links:

  • The latest labor-related news, non-news and assorted whatnot:
  • In happier news, all the Caps' prospects will be coming home with shiny new medals - all that's left is to determine whose medal will shine brightest:
    • Team USA thrashed Canada five goals to one. Riley Barber had a very smart assist on Jake McCabe's first goal, and then it was off to the races. [NHL.com]
    • Tomorrow's Team USA might well be being built right here in the DMV. [Globe & Mail]
    • Team Sweden took Team Russia all the way to a shootout before prevailing 3-2. [NHL.com]
    • If there's one thing Filip Forsberg does not lack, it's confidence ... [Sverige Radio (link in Swedish)]
    • Okay, two things he does not lack - fancy stickhandlin'. [RMNB]
    • The Christian Djoos falls not far from the Pär tree. [svd.se via GoogleSvensk]
    • And here's your semifinal recaps and preview of Saturday's gold medal game. [Fox Sports West]
  • Masks, painted. Skate blades, repaired. Pads, stacked. The Caps' goaltending corps is ready to dominate ... just as soon as the big cheeses let them. [CSNW]
  • Actually, there is one Caps goalie who hopes the lockout never ends. Meet the DIII college goalie who is filling in at Kettler. [CSNW]
  • Prospects in the news. [DC Pro Sports Report]
  • Prospect not in the news - Garrett Haar, who is reported to be out for some time with "upper body injury." [mlive]
  • Finally, Matt Hendricks gets some hometown love for his work with the USO. [ABC Newspapers]
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