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Monday Caps Clips: Back to Evens

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Week Five of the NHL season is in the books and the Caps have a 7-7-0 record, the Emery/Holtby affair still has everyone buzzing, and we go prospecting.

Greg Fiume

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Catch up on the Clips you missed this weekend right here.
  • The Caps clawed their way back to the .500 mark on the season with a blowout win in Philly and a shootout win versus the Panthers. The Week That Was, Volume Five. [Peerless, RMNB]
    • The #CapsPanthers game made for some pretty pictures... [Rink]
    • ... and Eric Fehr made a good case to stay in the top-six when Alex Ovechkin returns. [RMNB]
    • In which John Carlson finally gets off the goal-scoring schneid. [WaPo]
    • Requiem for a penalty-kill streak. [Cover The Puck]
  • Your Capitals Minute for today. [Capitals Voice]
  • #rookieproblems - Tom Wilson is learning that the big boys bump you back, and Nate Schmidt is just making sure he can find Mike Green on the ice. [CSNW]
  • Two-for-November is a good start. The trick is maintaining. [Mark's Musings]
  • Today in Ray Emery outrage:
  • Dmitry Orlov was reassigned to Hershey on Sunday; his goal-and-assist against Norfolk could not salvage a fairly miserable weekend for the Bears... [Patriot-News, SHoE (and again)]
  • ... but it was nice to catch up with old friend David Steckel, who is suiting up for the Ads these days. [Patriot-News]
  • Prospect News:
    • How was your favorite prospect's October? Sk8 has you covered. [FanPost]
    • Thomas DiPauli fans may have to wait a while, as he is on the shelf "for a few weeks" with UBI... [@NDHockeySBT]
    • ... just as he was developing that ever-elusive chemistry with his liney. [South Bend Tribune]
    • Madison Bowey fans may be pleased, as he has been named Captain of the WHL Kelowna Rockets and stepped up his offensive game. [Kelowna Rockets, RMNB, Prince George Citizen]
    • Riley Barber fans should be ecstatic, as he was named the NCHC's first-ever Offensive Player of the Month. [NCHC]
  • Finally, happy 35th birthday to Rick Berry.

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