clock menu more-arrow no yes mobile

Filed under:

Monday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capital news and notes: Wrapping up Joel Ward's visit, checking in with Nick Backstrom, naming the D team and more.

Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Joel Ward donates blood at the blood drive featuring Joel Ward via his once-and-future bobblehead.  It's all very Möbius... [Talk the Red, RMNB]
    • ...and in possibly the most Washington thing ever, Uncle Ted issues a call for comprehensive bobblehead immigration reform. [Ted's Take]
  • Nick Backstrom will be returning to DC refreshed and reloaded after a summer tending to his family. [NHL.se (link in Svensk)]
  • New bench boss Barry Trotz is also a family man. [Greg Drinnan]
  • If Brian MacLellan goes dumpster diving, here are some guys who might help. [Stars and Sticks]
  • D is the loneliest letter that you'll ever see... stitched onto a Caps' sweater. Which, if you think about it, is pretty freaking cosmic. [Peerless]
  • The Metropolitan Division's offseason, reviewed. [Pucks of a Feather]
  • The Caps' offseason, reviewed.  And not particularly favorably. [HBiC]
  • The Hershey Bears' offseason, reviewed.  Too much depth, you say? [Stars and Sticks]
  • Former Bear Matt Walker prob'ly agrees, as he is headed to Austria for 2014-2015. [WaPo]
  • Well played, Mitch Korn, well played. [@NickPetraglia]
  • Finally: