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Tuesday Caps Clips: Beast Mode

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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Holtbeast goes HAM, Williams is as advertised, Jeremy Roenick has a (yes) book out and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Yup, these Caps are pretty good and pretty legit. [Rink]
  • Recaps and other assorted musings on last night's win from us, Vogs (plus game notes), Monumental video (highlights, TrotzHoltby, Orlov, Wilson, Laich, Alzner, McLellan, Oilers room), NHL.comAP, WaPo, CSNMA, Peerless, Frankovic, RMNB, and from up north, Edmonton Sun, Edmonton Journal, Cult of Hockey and Copper & Blue.
    • "Good, veteran teams know how to manage situations. The Oil should have had 3 solid minutes to try and get the equalizer. But the Caps played a very strong final stretch, with a suffocating shift that saw the puck stay deep in the Edmonton zone. Credit to them. That’s how it’s done. I hope the Oilers were taking notes." [Oil on Whyte]
    • Braden, you magnificent Beast... [CSNMA, Caps Outsider, RMNB, SB Nation]
    • ... but Justin Williams , running your own goalie is generally considered bad manners. [CSNMA (and again),  RMNB]
  • News and notes from Kettler:
    • In general. [Monumental video (Trotz, Two-Man Advantage, Rinkside Update/Kuznetsov)]
    • Coach Trotz announced that Stanislav Galiev would get another sweater, leaving Andre Burakovsky with a bird's eye view, some delicious nachos, and news that he won't be sitting forever. [WaPo]
  • Who's up? (Almost everybody) Who's down? (Nearly nobody) [Rink, S&S]
  • Justin Williams: As Seen on TV Advertised. [TSS]
  • Minnesota, represent!  Nate Schmidt, T.J. Oshie, Taylor Chorney, and Matt Niskanen chat with Jill Sorenson about ice fishing, hot dish and that whole "being nice" thing. [CSNMA (video)]
  • Speaking of Schmidt, he is a heck of a hockey player. [RMNB]
  • Aussie sports media checks in on native son Nathan Walker. [The Guardian]
  • What hath Todd Reirden wrought? [PHT]
  • Finally, Jeremy Roenick has a book out, and since Alex Ovechkin and Patrick Kane bring teh pageviews, that's the excerpt highlighted within. [ESPN]
  • One more: