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Monday Caps Clips: Flame Out

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Recaps and other assorted musings on yesterday's loss from us, the WaPo (blog, gamer), Vogs, Joe B., DCEx, Ed Frankovic,Peerless, OFB, RMNB, RtR, TTT Hockey (great Flames pics) Hockey Mom and FFODC.
  • Mathieu Perreault talks about his goal. [CI]
  • On booing your Eastern Conference Champions. [CI]
  • Deep depth sure is nice. [NHL.com]
  • Pittsburgh writer humanizes Alex Ovechkin to his readers. We give him an "A" for effort. [Tribune-Review]
  • The book on Ovechkin. Literally. [Amazon.com (h/t Alex Ovetjkin)]
  • A look at this year's team, experience-wise, relative to last year's squad. [FanPost]
  • Mike Green sporting a "Muscle Milk" headband, natch. [RMNB]
  • Sure does sound like Alex vs. Sid in next year's Winter Classic, live from... Pittsburgh. [Puck Daddy]
  • Uh oh... the Caps are Vegas favorites. [Ted's Take]
  • Nicklas Backstrom isn't one of Stan Fischler's "Top Five Playmakers in Hockey." While that's one man's opinion, it happens to be factually wrong. [KK]
  • Per the HHoF, on this date back in 1996, "Capitals' Jim Carey recorded his second consecutive shutout and the 9th of the season in a 5-0 win over the visiting Senators."
  • Finally, happy 59th birthday to Hartland Monahan and happy 53rd to Eddie Godin.