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Sunday Caps Clips: The Draft Class of 2012

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● By the numbers: The Capitals dealt one draft pick in the Mike Ribeiro trade and selected ten players including six forwards (2 centermen, 3 right wings, one center/left wing), three defensemen, and one goaltender. By nationality, the Caps chose two Swedes, one Russian, three Canadians, and four Yanks.

● Draft class overviews. [, Dump 'n' Chase, WaPo, WashTimes (and again), CSNW, Puckhead]

● Report card time! [THW (Part 1, Part 2), ESPN ($), Eye on Hockey, CSNW (video)]

● Day 2 coverage. [RMNB, Rocking the Red in Pittsburgh]

● Better know:

Filip Forsberg (C/RW). [Caps 365 (and again), Caps OT, WashCaps, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Dalarnas Tidningar (in Swedish), DSP, Backhand Shelf]

Tom Wilson (RW). [Caps365 (and again), Caps OT, WashCaps, KOL, Caps Outsider, RMNB, DSP, OFB]

Chandler Stephenson (C/LW). [Caps365 (and again), Caps OT, RtR (and again), DSP, Regina Leader-Post]

Thomas Di Pauli (C). [Caps365 (and again), Caps OT, DSP, United States of Hockey, Notre Dame Athletics, the "friends-n-family" interview (YouTube)]

Austin Wuthrich (RW). [Caps365 (and again), Caps OT, Anchorage Daily News]

Connor Carrick (D). [Caps365, Caps OT]

Riley Barber (RW). [Miami Athletics]

Christian Djoos (D). [ (in Swedish)]

Jaynen Rissling (D). [THW, Hitmen Informant (audio)]

Sergei Kostenko (G) [RtR]

○ ... and evaluating Mike Ribeiro. [Peerless, KOL, Defending Big D (and again), Dobber Hockey, The Big Mac Blog]

● It was a red-white-and-blue draft for the team that rocks the red-white-and-blue. [WashTimes, RtR, USA Hockey]

● Oh hai there Alex Semin and Dennis Wideman, coming soon to a free agency near you. [WashTimes, CSNW, PHT]

● Maybe they are waiting to see who the new Caps coach will be. That decision looks to be coming fairly soon. [WaPo, WashTimes, CSNW, PHT]

● Finally, happy 28th birthday to D.J. King.

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