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Monday Caps Clips: Uh-oh Overtime

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Unpacking another disappointing overtime loss on the Isle.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Recaps and other assorted musings on yesterday's overtime loss from us, Vogs, Monumental video (Trotz, Holtby, Backstrom, Ward, Niskanen, Capuano, Isles room),, WaPo (gamer, photos), CSNW (gamer, blog, blog), WashTimes, PHT, AP, Peerless, RMNB (gamer, blog), DSP, Stars and Sticks and from the Isles' end of the ice,  LHH, NYI Point Blank, Islanders Insight, National Post.
    • The unhappy finish began with a poor start. [WaPo]
    • About that finish... here's the breakdown of the breakdown. [RMNB]
    • Game Three best and worst, Steinbog-style. [DC Sports Bog]
    • Braden Holtby 's game was on point. Until. [CSNW]
    • Get well soon, Eric Fehr shoulder. [WaPo, RMNB]
    • Coach wants his troops to put this difficult game behind them. [PHT]
  • Updates from yesterday's morning skate:
  • The seedings have all settled out, and East Division champion Hershey Bears will face seventh-seed Worcester Sharks in the first round. The best-of-five series begins in Massachusetts on Friday. [Patriot-News,]
    • Hershey Bears' 2014-2015 superlatives. [Patriot-News (slideshow)]
    • Congrats are in order for South Carolina Stingrays goaltender Jeff Jakaitis, who was named League MVP. [Stingrays]
  • Prospect Updates:
    • ... and then there was one. Madison Bowey is the sole Caps' prospect still playing postseason hockey. His Kelowna Rockets have advanced to the WHL semifinals and will face the Portland Winterhawks for the Western Conference crown and the chance to take on the winner of Brandon/Calgary for the Dub title and a berth in the Memorial Cup tournament. [Bowey's Stats]
    • The Hershey Bears can expect another addition to their Black Aces squad this week, as defenseman Tyler Lewington's junior career is complete after the Calgary Hitmen defeated his Medicine Hat Tigers (in a Game Seven overtime) to advance to the WHL semifinals. In 250 regular season games, Lewington registered 18-94-112, plus-86, and 411 PIM. [Lewington's Stats]
    • USHL prospects Shane Gersich and Steven Spinner are likewise done for the season, as their Omaha Lancers were swept by the Tri-City Storm in a best-of-three series. Gersich had Omaha's only goal in Game Three. We'll most likely see them next at Development Camp in July. [Gersich, Spinner]
  • Finally, happy 65th birthday to Mike "Light the" Lampman.
  • One more: Some Caps fans who attended the game yesterday were bullied by, threatened by, and sustained property damage at the hands of Isles fans. Everything about this incident is unacceptable at any sporting event, and hopefully Islanders' management will find a way to a) provide better security for all attendees, and b) redress the specific grievances of these visiting fans. [Driven By Boredom]