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Saturday Caps Clips: Late Game A-Fehr

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Recaps of last night's win over the Rangers, Brooks Laich suffers a setback, WJC updates and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Recaps and other assorted musings on last night's win from us (with quotes and the night in GIFs), Vogs, Monumental video (OatesAlznerGreenGrubauerFehr), Capitals Voice (Green's goalBackstrom's goalFehr's game-winner), NHL.comAPSports Xchange, PHT, WaPo (gamerblog), CSNWFrankovicDSPRMNBRtR, and from up I-95, NJ.comNY Daily NewsNewsday and our SB Nation partners over at Blueshirt Banter.
    • After a 38-save performance and his fifth win, Philipp Grubauer is making it harder and harder for the Caps to send him back to Hershey. Because life is just dull without a good goalie controversy. [CSNWPHT]
  • If you like Clyde's pics - and we all do - you'll absolutely love this gallery featuring the best of the best from the past year. Set aside some time for this one, it's well worth it. [Rink]
  • Not quite the same level of artistry... but you might also want to set aside time to watch Corey Perry getting shoved into the Caps' bench over and over and over. And vote! [Rink]
  • The Puck Daddy crew weighs in on who they think makes the US Olympic team. Seriously, the fact that John Carlson doesn't make every single list is just appalling. [Puck Daddy]
  • Live from Malmo, Sweden, the World Junior Championships roll on:
    • Previewing today's World Juniors match between USA and Slovakia [USoH]
    • All the important info you'll ever need to know about the World Juniors, and probably a few things you didn't know you needed to know. [BHS]
    • Chatting with Andre Burakovsky after Sweden's 5-3 win over Switzerland... [SkanskanSVT PlayPro All Star]
    • ...and chatting with Connor Carrick ahead of USA's second game against Slovakia. [HF]
    • Riley Barber is... Captain America. Not a bad title, if you can get it. [USHLHF]
  • News and notes from yesterday out at Kettler:
    • In general. [Monumental video (OatesBackstromRinkside Update/Fehr)]
    • After three days off for the holidays, it's time to shake off the rust. And the egg nog. [WaPo]
    • Okay, who had one game in the "how many games will Brooks Laich play before reinjuring himself" pool? [Dump 'n ChaseWaPoWashTimesPHTRMNB]
    • The Caps have a tough road ahead of them as they hit the... well, the road. [Pressbox DC]
  • Year in review:
    • Some highlights from the 2013-14 season as we draw ever closer to the halfway mark. [Globe and Mail]
    • 2013 is the year of Alex Ovechkin...that is, until he makes 2014 his bit-, er, his year. [Capitals VoiceTHN]
  • Talking to the NHL's COO and outdoor game guru John Collins about the future of outdoor games and where Washington's 2015 Winter Classic might be. Here's a thought: Washington. [Sports on Earth]
  • Which Caps are hot? Cold? Just pleasantly lukewarm? [Talk the Red]
  • A closer look at the defensive pairing of Mike Green and Dmitry Orlov. [THW]
  • Finally, happy 37th birthday to Benoit Gratton, and happy 57th to Doug Patey.