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Thanksgiving Caps Clips: Evgeny and the Jets

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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Recaps of last night's win, NHL-style Thanksgiving wishes and more.

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Your savory stuffing and mashed potato clips:

  • Breaking down the first quarter of the season for the Caps. [Rink]
  • Recaps and other assorted musings on last night's win from us, Vogs, Monumental video (Caps: TrotzSchmidtKuznetsovBackstromHoltby; Jets: MauriceLaddHutchinsonhighlights), NHL.comAPWaPoCSNMAFrankovicStars and SticksRMNBDSPWinnipeg Free PressWinnipeg Sun, and Arctic Ice Hockey.
  • A quarter of the way into the season, some Caps are at least considered to be in the running for some shiny trophies. [ESPN]
  • The Caps are really good, guys. [RMNB]
  • News and notes from yesterday's pre-game skate:
    • In general. [Dump 'n Chase, Monumental video (TrotzOshieBurakovskyRinkside Update/Carlson)]
    • With goals in two (and now three) straight games, Orlov is feeling it with the puck and it's got him putting up all kinds of points. [WaPo]
    • Andre Burakovsky drew back into the lineup last night, and knows he needs to prove that he should stay there. [CSNMA]
      • ...of course, if he's going to stay there he should avoid doing things like this. [RMNB]
    • Braden Holtby: Unflappable stoic, super studly goaltender, career counselor. [WaPoTSN]
    • How great is T.J. Oshie? Pretty flippin' great. [CSNMASBNation]
  • Tough news out of Hershey, as it looks like captain Garrett Mitchell will be sidelined for six to eight weeks with a hand injury. [Stuccio]
  • Barry Trotz is taking great pride in having been selected as a member of the coaching staff for Team Canada at next fall's World Cup of Hockey. [Winnipeg Sun]
  • Welcome the new kids on the blogging block, Friends in Cold Places... and to answer your question, no, there is not such a thing! [Friends in Cold Places]
  • Giving thanks, NHL style. [USA TodayTHWBleacher Report]
  • And on that note, from our family to yours, Happy Thanksgiving!