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Monday Caps Clips: Banged Up at the Bell

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Recap roundup of Caps/Habs, Hershey's camp gets underway today, prospect watch and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Recaps and other assorted musings on last night's shutout victory from Vogs, Monumental video (Trotz, Fehr, Burakovsky, Holtby, Laich, Niskanen), WaPo, CSNW, EOTP.
    • The game in GIFs. [Rink]
    • Joel Ward's winner. [Caps Voice]
    • Jay Beagle left the game after his second shift and did not return. He will receive additional examination today for unspecified UBI, per the team. [@CapitalsPR]
    • Nate Schmidt is seemingly okay after getting slugged in the jaw by Jarred Tinordi's shoulder... [TheScore, RMNB, PHT]
    • ... which was a perfectly legal hit, you guys... [EOTP]
    • ... and Chris Brown took care of business after seeing his teammate drop to the ice. [HockeyFights]
    • Also probably okay, Brooks Laich, with a lower-body "stinger." [@alex_prewitt]
    • Braden Holtby bobbleheaded his mask off. [Puck Daddy]
    • The Swedish press is keeping an eye on Andre Burakovsky's growing stats pile. []
    • Barry Trotz had media availability pregame with the MTL. [Montreal Gazette]
  • Troy Mann and Bryan Helmer are eager to get Bears camp underway... [Patriot-News]
    • ... and they are surely watching the Cam Schilling waiver wires as carefully as the rest of the organization. [Patriot-News]
  • Monday Morning Drive [Capitals Voice]
  • Mitch Korn has some... interesting methods. [Rink]
  • Notes from camp:
    • Mike Green did not practice, again. [WaPo]
    • Connor Carrick is a student of the game, as it is played both on and off the ice. [WaPo]
    • Crystal ballin' John Erskine. [Peerless]
    • Depth on the fourth line is about to be tested positive for the Caps. [WaPo]
  • So who's the ideal 1R now that Alex Ovechkin is once again 1L? [GM On a Couch]
  • Prospect watch:
    • Madison Bowey has picked up right where he left off last season, with three assists in his first game back with Kelowna. [Kelowna Daily]
    • Shane Gersich scored his first goal for the USHL Omaha Lancers. [RMNB]
  • Finally, happy 64th birthday to Rolf Edberg, and John Tucker hits the big 5-0 today.