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Tuesday Caps Clips: Capitals @ Blues Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Previews of Caps/Blues, Mike Green's latest injury, the blame game ratchets up a notch, and more.

Patrick Smith

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Previews of this evening's rendition of Blues in the Night from Vogs, and Peerless, and be sure to check out our SB Nation pals over at St. Louis Game Time, as well as the St. Louis Post-Dispatch and Bleedin' Blue for the other side of tonight's matchup.
  • Your Capitals Minute for today. [Capitals Voice]
  • News and notes from yesterday out at Kettler:
  • The final nail in the Caps' coffin could be driven in tonight... [WaPo, WashTimes, Express, CBS DC, CSNW]
  • ... and the postmortems are already rolling in:
    • Remember when Adam Oates and Alex Ovechkin had that whole "trust" thing workin'? Yeah, not so much any more. Also, GMGM might be headed for greener pastures... or whatever color the pastures are in Newark. [CBC (30 Thoughts)]
    • "'Washington is such a screwed-up team,' said one scout." No word on whether or not that scout works for the Caps. [ESPN ($)]
    • It's not February, but the "should they trade Ovechkin?" talk is about to hit an all-time high. [THN, Edmonton Journal]
    • So what went wrong? Well, the front office didn't do a good enough job, for one thing. [DSP]
    • Pairing a Lamborghini with a pickup has consequences. [BGlobe]
  • How does one manage to lead the League in both goals and minus? It's tricky. [B/R (Willis)]
  • Iron Mike. Iron no thanks. [The Star]
  • If there's one thing I've never thought it's, "Y'know, Ovi reminds me a lot of Yasiel Puig." [Grantland]