Monday Caps Clips: Heading West

Patrick Smith

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Getting ready for Winnipeg, looking back at the Lumbus game, and Ovi rocks the RGIII.

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Catch up on the Clips you missed over the weekend. [Rink]
  • Your Capitals Minute for today. [Capitals Voice]
  • The team had Sunday off to bask in the post-win glow prepare and pack for a five-game roadie.
    • The Week That Was, Volume 3. [Peerless]
    • The statistical sample sizes aren't so very small any more. [RMNB]
  • A few leftovers from Saturday's victory:
    • Clyde's Shots are posted, with 52 pics for your perusal. [Rink]
    • Five thoughts. [WaPo]
    • Olé olé Oleksy. [NBC4]
    • In which defensive miscues nearly cost the Caps a goal.  We're looking at you, Mike Green. [Cover The Puck (video analysis)]
  • In which the Mediocritan Division takes its lumps. [Fan IQ]
  • Tom Wilson got his good news on Friday. Here's how it came to be, sort of. The "no comment" from the GM, a one-sentence quote from the coach, and several statements from teammates do not actually provide much insight. [WaPo]
  • From the "It's Good To Be Alex Ovechkin" files, the day off for him meant an afternoon at FedEx Field, chilling in the Comcast suite with Ukrainian metric football star Andriy Shevchenko.  [RMNB]
  • Dmitry and the excellent, wonderful, super duper awesomesauce game. [Ibid.]
  • Former Cap Roman Hamrlik is expected to announce his retirement from Pro Hockey today.  Thanks for the memories, Hamr, and best wishes. [SB Nation]
  • Finally, the new electronic billboards atop the Verizon Center are causing some friction among the Penn Quarter residents. [WaPo]

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