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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Recaps of yesterday's loss to the Rangers and more.
Your savory breakfast links:
- Get caught up on all of the Clips you missed while you were out enjoying the weather this weekend right here.
- Recaps and other assorted musings on yesterday's loss from us (with quotes, and look for Clyde's Shots later on), Monumental video (Oates, players), Vogs, NHL.com, WaPo (gamer, blog), Wash Times (gamer, blog), CSNW (gamer, blog, Joe B.), Frankovic, Peerless, Sick Unbelievable, DSP, OFB and RMNB.
- Silver lining, Part I: Marcus Johansson's return to the lineup and play. [WashTimes, CSNW]
- Silver lining, Part II: Steven Oleksy is "living the dream" (while the rest of us would probably use another word to describe the season so far). [RMNB, Capitals Outsider]
- Angry Braden Holtby was angry. [RMNB]
- Pre-game, Alex Ovechkin talked about needing to get a bit more R-E-S-P-E-C-T from the guys wearing the stripes. How'd that work out for you, Ovi? [Monumental (video), WaPo, WashTimes, CSNW, and for more pre-game chatter, check out Monumental video (Oates, Hendricks)]
- Reflections on a lost weekend... [WaPo, Sick Unbelievable]
- ... an up-and-down week... [Peerless]
- ... and a largely lost half-season. [RMNB]
- If you're looking ahead to the draft, here's some of what you might be looking ahead to in the years that follow it. [dcsportsdork]
- It wasn't such a hot weekend down (up) in Hershey, either. [Patriot-News, SHoE, Inside Hockey]
- Finally, happy 46th birthday to Bill Houlder.