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Friday Caps Clips: Rocky Mountain High

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Recaps of last night's win in Denver as Holtby stones the Avs, Ovechkin lights 'em up and the Caps leave the joint with two points.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Recaps and other assorted musings on last night's win from us (QuickCapRecap), Vogs, Monumental video (TrotzOvechkinHoltbyBackstromBeagle), NHL.comAP, WaPo (gamerblog), PeerlessFrankovicBrooksLaichyearRMNBMile High Hockey and Denver Post
  • News and notes from yesterday's mile-high pre-game activities:
    • In general. [, CSNW]
    • How to handle altitude. [WaPo]
    • The Caps are looking for more from their top line (ask and ye shall receive!), which segues nicely into... [WaPo]
    • ... Eric Fehr has bounced around (and out of) the lineup quite a bit already this season. Why, and how's he handling it? [WaPo]
  • Nate Schmidt sure has played well so far this season (last night notwithstanding). [CSNW]
  • Remember October? October was fun. [RMNB]
  • Questions abound. So do answers. [NBC4]
  • Grading the first quarter of the season and giving the Caps a big fat meh. [CBS Sports]
  • Good news, though - their season isn't over yet (though now would be a good time to kick things up a notch or two). [CBS Sports]
  • Now playing at a rink near you: The Kuznetsov Konundrum. [Stars and Sticks]
  • Three cheers for... Brooks Orpik? [RMNB]
  • Hey, a list of the top forwards in the League because Internets! [ESPN]
  • Finally, voting for the NHL All-Star Game (apparently there is one this season) is underway, and, to dissuade you from voting, here's what the teams might look like. []