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Wednesday Caps Clips: Mojo-vertime

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Recaps of last night's overtime win over the Blue Jackets, Movember is in full bloom and more.

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  • Recaps and other assorted musings on last night's big overtime win from us (with quotes and the night in GIFs), Vogs, Monumental video (OatesOvechkinCarlsonAlznerWard), NHL.comAP, WaPo (gamerblog), CSNW, Frankovic, PeerlessDSPRMNBWNST, and from the 'Lumbus side of the story, the Blue Jackets (post gameby the numbers), Columbus Dispatch and The Cannon
    • John Carlson's game-tying goal in the second was the result of a pretty awesome pass by Martin Erat... [CSNWRMNB]
    • ...and somehow wasn't even the prettiest play of the night. That was up to Marcus Johansson, whose hard work in overtime set up Alex Ovechkin's game-winner. [RMNB]
    • Speaking of that game-winner, per Elias: Alex Ovechkin scored the 13th regular-season overtime goal of his NHL career to earn the Capitals a 4-3 victory over the Blue Jackets. The only other players with a double-digit overtime goal total since Ovechkin made his NHL debut in October 2005 are Daniel Sedin (10) and Ilya Kovalchuk (10).
  • Your Capitals Minute for today. [Capitals Voice]
  • A few news and notes from pregame:
    • Despite their futility with the two-man advantage, Adam Oates has no plans to change how the Caps approach their 5-on-3 opportunities. [WaPo]
    • The Caps weigh in on the nasty injury to Steven Stamkos Monday afternoon that saw the Tampa center fracture his tibia on the goalpost... [WaPo]
    • ...and Oates talks about playing against fellow Hockey Hall of Famer Chris Chelios. [CSNW]
  • NHL GMs gathered for the first day of meetings yesterday with an array of topics on the slate, from shootouts to Ray Emery 's antics and everything in between. [Puck DaddyGlobe and MailAP]
  • The Caps' defense could use some work. So, why no Dmitry Orlov? [RMNB]
  • Meanwhile Ted Leonsis sees a lack of championships by the Capitals and Wizards as a personal failing - but sees plenty of potential for improvement. [AP]
  • Down on the farm:
    • Defenseman Tomas Kundratek is out indefinitely after an ACL tear in his right knee will require surgery. [Patriot-News]
    • Congrats to Hershey captain Dane Byers, as he heads home to be with his wife for the birth of his first child. Good boy. [Patriot-News]
  • Maria Kirilenko - aka the future Mrs. Ovechkin - talks wedding plans with Russian Glamour. [RMNB]
  • An important PSA from Brooks Laich and Alex Ovechkin on FOMOH. LOL. [Caps Overtime]
  • Nothing makes you feel lazier than someone walking and raising money for charity. Especially when that someone is a canine. Go, Ovie the Bulldog, go! [Caps Outsider]
  • Movember is in full bloom and so are the hairy faces of the Caps as they... grow for it. Sorry. [NBCWCaps Outsider]
  • Finally, happy 44th birthday to Patrik Augusta.

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