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Sunday Caps Clips: Game On Green

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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: A shootout victory, a bloodied Captain, and Grabovski-mania.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Recaps and other assorted musings on yesterday's preseason shootout victory from us, Monumental video (Oates, Green, Galiev, Alzner, Hillen, Schmidt, Walker, Grubauer), Vogs, Capitals Voice, NHL.com, WaPo (blog), CBC, Winnipeg Free Press (blog), DC Pro Sports Report, Kukla's Korner.
  • Relive the skills competition in beautiful HD. [YouTube]
  • NOT THE FACE! - Early in the game, Alex Ovechkin took a scary high stick up under the visor and left the ice bloodied.  He returned to the game shortly thereafter and then tweeted a postgame pic to show off his new stitchery. [NHL.com (video), RMNB, @Ovi8]
  • Somewhat related - Pregame Ovi. [NHL.com (video, photo)]
  • Oh, and message to Canada - the Captain is sticking with his NHL team, thankyouverymuch. [CBC (video)]
  • Philipp Grubauer and his fellow OHL Belleville Bulls alums were pretty excited to return to Yardmen Arena with their NHL teams... [WaPo, NHL.com, Belleville Bulls (video), MetroNews (with Connor Carrick cameo)]
  • ...but not as excited as Mikhail Grabovski, who drove an hour-and-a-half to meet his new 'mates for his first morning skate as a Cap. [NHL.com, Globe & MailWaPoTSN, @NHL (pic)]
  • Finally, Troy Brouwer totally wants to see you at the Baltimore Hockey Classic, where tickets are going ...not so fast. [CBS BaltimoreBaltimore Sun]