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Wednesday Caps Clips: Blah on Broadway

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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: A gaffe-tastic game against a division rival ended in a 5-2 loss. Pfeh.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Recaps and other assorted musings on last night's loss from us, Vogs, Monumental video (TrotzHoltby, Ovechkin, Niskanen), NHL.com, AP, WaPo, CSNMA, Puck Daddy, PeerlessNoVa Caps Fans, RMNB, and from the other end of the ice, Blueshirt BanterNY Post, NJ.com, NYDN.
    • Say hey, Nate Schmidt. As in hey Ovi, here's a puck for you. [RMNB]
    • As the possession time (if not goals-for) tilted the ice the Caps' way, Coach noticed the NYR getting creative in delay tactics. [Puck Daddy]
    • Point: Yep, that was Marc Staal hacking Ovi right in the brobeans. [CSNMA, Puck Daddy]
    • Counterpoint: No way. It was totally a naccident. [@PLeonardNYDN]
  • Lies, damn lies, and the Caps Weekly Preview. [Rink]
  • How did this year's ten-game start compare to last year's ten-game start? Not sure if we should look at game eleven. [Rink]
  • Braden Holtby 's eight-game season start is the best of his career. But yeah, game nine. [Rink]
  • Notes and assorted whatnot from the morning skate and general gameday chatter:
  • Dmitry Orlov is still knocking off the rust. [WaPo]
  • Reviewing the Caps' faceoffs, installment #2. [NVC]
  • Finally, happy 37th birthday to Rick Berry.