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Sunday Caps Clips: Camp Continues

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Rookie Camp recaps, the Other Alex pays a visit, Braden Holtby is still excited and more.

Greg Fiume

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Trotz talks analytics: "...the numbers also raise flag to some things you don’t see. What they do is they show you trends. If you can identify the trends and why they’re happening it makes a lot of sense..." [CSNW]
  • Braden Holtby and new goalie coach Mitch Korn will share a birthday on Tuesday and hopefully plenty of success in the coming season. And Braden isn't even thinking about this season as a contract year, nope, not one bit. [CSNW]
  • Mike Green's year in preview. [Stars & Sticks]
  • All the news from Day 3 of rookie camp out at Kettler:
    • In general. [Monumental video (Stephenson (mic'd up), Cajkovsky, Elgestal, Rinkside Update, Behind the Scenes), CSNW]
    • Boom goes the dynamite, and also Hershey head coach Troy Mann's voice. [WaPo]
    • Caleb Herbert wants to become a robot, Nathan Walker has achieved at least one of his life goals, and Madison Bowey has done the blueliner math and is content to spend another season in Kelowna. [WaPo]
  • Oh hai there Sasha Minor, chillaxing with the Caps' Russbros after a month of wrist rehab in the Big Apple. [RMNB]
  • He's got moves like... Urkel? Brooks Laich's lady clearly has her work cut out for her. [E! Online]
  • The Joel Ward bobbles are available for all y'all who did not receive them at the summer blood drive. [Caps Outsider]
  • Finally, happy 66th birthday to Orest Kindrachuk and happy 58th to Craig Laughlin.