Friday Caps Clips

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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The year in review for Caps' forwards, fun with player trade value, offense from the defense and more.

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Taking a look back at the season that was for Caps' forwards... [WaPo (Part I, Part II)]
  • ...of which there may be too many next year, as roster decisions abound. [Caps Outsider]
  • There are ways to fix that, of course, one of which is to send a player or two (or five) packing in exchange for some fresh blood. So which players have top value? [Angus Certified]
  • The Caps' blue line put up offense at a rate unmatched since the 1995-96 version roamed the rink, and like most other things that improved this year, the credit goes back to the coach. [Dump 'n Chase]
  • Rating the O-ffense. [DSP]
  • A whole lotta stupid in the sports world this week - particularly here in DC - gives us all a break from a whole lotta Caps-centric stupid last week. Stupidity? In SPORTS?? Unpossible. [WashTimes]
  • Brooks Laich: A fan of both local baseball teams. How wishy-washy diplomatic. And fraudulent, since we all know he prefers the Blue Jays. [RMNB]
  • Finally, happy 22nd birthday to Cody Eakin.
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