Monday Caps Clips: Even? Yes. Strength? Not Yet.

Jim Cowsert-USA TODAY Sports

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Leftovers from Saturday night's loss to Dallas, discomfort over the Caps' even strength play and more.

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Catch up on all the Clips you missed from the weekend right here.
  • Leftovers from Saturday night's loss in Big D. [WaPo, CSNW]
  • Fun game: try to keep track of how many times you hear or read the words "even strength" between now and Thursday's game (the over/under is set at infinity... and for good reason). [WaPo, RMNB]
  • Alex Ovechkin's dominant start is totally... sustainable? [USA Today]
  • A look back at the week that was. [Peerless]
  • Individual player power rankings, because why not? (And be sure to check back here later this morning for the season debut of our Ups and Downs.) [DSP]
  • Braden Holtby's bobblehead, sadly, isn't doing that sexy shampoo commercial thing. [Caps Outsider]
  • Madison Bowey is the total package... or at least he was on Friday night. [RMNB]
  • Finally, happy 25th birthday to Cameron Schilling (whose birthdate we somehow whiffed on when compiling our Top-25 Under 25, so throw him on there... somewhere in the middle) and happy 64th birthday to Jim Hrycuik, whose name you can't pronounce.

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