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Saturday Caps Clips: Caps @ Blues Game Day

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Previews of tonight's game against the Blues from Vogs, RtR and NHL.com, and be sure to check out our SB Nation partner St. Louis Game Time for coverage from the other side of tonight's match up.
  • Will John Carlson be in the Caps' lineup tonight? [Patriot-News]
  • The Caps will look to stop a bad recent trend tonight and get off to a good start. [WaPo]
  • "The Capitals are hockey's version of baseball's 1927 Yankees." I'll take it (though I certainly hope no one on this squad ends up with a disease named after him). [St. Louis Post-Dispatch]
  • Bruce Boudreau on his players come playoff time: "I'm 100 percent convinced they'll be able to tone down cheating offensively and play a little more defensive minded." [The Sporting News]
  • And Bruce on his acting career. [D.C. Sports Bog]
  • The Caps supposedly are kicking the tires on both Dwayne Roloson and Andy Sutton. "For a team like Washington, Sutton could help them beat Pittsburgh and get to the Cup Final," says an NHL director of pro scouting. [NYI Point Blank]
  • One final look at The Streak. [Peerless]
  • On what the Caps' relatively big ratings mean. [OFB]
  • Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin - Olympic linemates? [Russian Hockey Fans]
  • The second part of that monster AO interview. [RMNB]
  • The Post has a special Ovi Olympic page. Check it out. [WaPo]
  • For the ladies... some of Russia's sexy Olympians. [TLTnews.net]
  • Hey, Sid and Alex are rivals! [CTV]
  • Who's better: Sid or... well, you know the rest. [Olympic Hockey Blog]
  • Pretty surprising that only one Cap cracks the Top 20 in jerseys sales. I mean, Claude Giroux outsells Nicklas Backstrom? Really? [The Globe and Mail]
  • Some Snovechkin leftovers and other miscellany. [D.C. Sports Bog]
  • Finally, happy 35th birthday, Brad Norton.