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Monday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The owner thinks the Caps are ready to take the next step, the new guys think they can help, and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • The owner says the Caps are ready to take the next step, get over the hump, and finally get that Stanley Cup they've (and we've) all been waiting for. [CSNW]
  • Luckily the new guys seem pretty optimistic about that happening - and about their ability to help make it happen. [WashTimesPHT]
  • Remembering the long-ago trade that sent Jaromir Jagr away from the "friendly" confines of Pittsburgh. [THW]
  • After having surgery on his hip, Nicklas Backstrom is rehabbing back home in Sweden and getting ready for the season. [Hockey Ramblings]
  • Leftovers from the wrap-up of Development Camp:
    • One of the new crop of prospects, 2015 second-rounder Jonas Siegenthaler, impressed in his first camp with the Caps. [WaPo]
    • After spending time together in juniors, Connor Hobbs and Colby Williams got to spend more time together at their first Caps camp. [WashTimes]
    • Miles Koules has watched Nathan Walker and Liam O`Brien translate strong camps into pro contracts - and now he's looking to follow suit. [Patriot-News]
    • Koules is one of a handful of intriguing free-agent invites at this year's camp. [THW]
  • An overview of some upcoming individual and franchise milestones for the Caps. [THW]
  • Ranking the power within the Division. [THW]
  • Thanks, Ted! [Ted's Take]
  • Finally, happy 72nd birthday to Bill Collins, happy 39th to Darcy Verot and happy 52nd to Bob Carpenter.