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Friday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Updates on the RFA situation, the campers continue to be developed and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • All the news there is to report from Day 3 of Development Camp. [Caps OTPeerlessRMNB]
    • Checking in with the coaching staff and the brass... [Monumental video (MannKolzigKornMahoney
    • ...and the players. [Monumental video (Barber/Murphy)]
    • Madison Bowey is looking forward to taking his first big step into the world of pro hockey. [WaPo]
    • Sweet smile, sweeter shot... yup, that's Jakub Vrana in a nutshell. [CSNW]
    • Want to know what it's like to be Vrana? The view from his helmet cam gives at least a sneak peek (albeit an occasionally nauseating one). [Monumental video]
    • Get a look at a day in the life at camp for Caps' prospect Riley Barber. [NBC4 (video)]
    • Meanwhile, there's nothing better than Mitch Korn mic'd up as he works with his young charges. [Monumental video]
      • Unless it's those young charges playing a little game of tag. [Puck Drunk Love]
    • Speaking of those young charges, the trade of Pheonix Copley to the Blues has left the Caps' goaltending pipeline a bit more sparse than before. [WaPo]
    • And keeping with the goaltending theme, what's the plan for Vitek Vanecek next season? [CSNW]
  • Stats, slumps, centers and more in this week's Japers' Rink Mailbag. Keep those questions coming - remember, you ask, we answer! [Rink]
  • The always-entertaining and informative 30 Thoughts from Elliotte Friedman. [Sportsnet]
  • Updates and thoughts on the Braden Holtby contract situation. [SportsnetThe ScoreToo Many Men]
  • The best way to build an NHL team is around an elite center. Luckily for the Caps, they have one of those. [Puck Daddy]
  • If the Caps aren't quite done with their roster tweaks, there are still a handful of free agents left that might be an interesting fit. [THNStars and Sticks]
  • Amazingly enough, the Caps are one of two teams that are in a pretty solid cap situation - even with the Brooks Orpik contract! [CBS Sports]
  • If you missed the live feed, relive Barry Trotz's speech at the National Press Club from Wednesday. [Monumental video]
  • That speech included a rallying cry for all DC sports teams. [WaPo]
  • Fans seem to be, well, fans - but what do the coaches actually think of the new coach's challenge, coming soon to an NHL arena near you? [Puck Daddy]
  • Four players the Caps can't afford to lose. [Stars and Sticks]
  • Justin Peters and his brothers are using hockey to do good things and raise money for good causes. [Blackburn News]
  • Their hero may have departed for the midwest, but the Brouwer Rangers still have much to teach us about being fans - and not just the magic of a strategically-placed fanny pack. [CBS DC]