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Saturday Caps Clips: Caps @ Islanders Gameday

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Photo by Mark Newman, with special thanks to the <a href="http://griffinshockey.com/" target="new">Grand Rapids Griffins</a>. More after the jump.
Photo by Mark Newman, with special thanks to the Grand Rapids Griffins. More after the jump.

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Previews of tonight's game from Vogs (more here), NHL.com, and Cap Centre, and be sure to check out our SB Nation partner Lighthouse Hockey for pregame coverage from the other side of tonight's match up.
  • Our own Stephen Pepper was on Hockey Night on Long Island to talk about the game. Check it out. [HNoLI]
  • Michael Nylander (pictured) made his Grand Rapids Griffins debut last night and had three power play assists in a come-from-behind win. [GriffinsHockey.com, Grand Rapids Press]
  • Alex Ovechkin was fined $2,500 for his hit on Rich Peverley, which brings his career totals to 847 regular season hits... and one instance of supplementary discipline. So let's stop the "Ovechkin is dirty" meme before it gets off the ground (again), okay? [NHL.com]
  • A couple of Bears veterans are trying to kick-start the Caps' secondary scoring. [Washington Times]
  • The Caps power play is slumping. [Washington Post]
  • Tomas Fleischmann has been assigned to Hershey on a conditioning assignment. [Capitals]

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