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Friday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps sign a few more depth pieces, Oshie cheers up his biggest little fan, and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Predicting Eric Fehr's future, identifying next season's "X-factor" and more in this week's Japers' Rink Mailbag. Remember, you ask, we answer - so keep those questions coming! [Rink]
  • Our own Rob Parker stopped in for a chat with TSN 1260 in Edmonton and said lots of smart things, so go listen and learn things. [TSN]
  • With a lot of Caps' prospects preparing to go pro this season, the emphasis on the recently completed Development Camp was on just that - development. [Dump 'n Chase]
  • More on Zach Sanford's eye-opening performance at this year's camp. [CSNW]
  • The acquisition of T.J. Oshie has got people talking about the Caps, and the chatter is crossing state borders. [WaPo]
  • Remember poor little Libby Lu, Oshie's heartbroken fan? Well, Oshie put a smile back on her face with a care package - including a sharp new red #77 jersey. [Caps OTNHL.comThe ScorePuck DaddyCBS Sports]
  • In other "Caps making kids happy" news, Connor Carrick wrapped up a day of training at Ashburn Ice House with an impromptu autograph session for some local youngsters. [RMNB]
  • Braden Holtby gonna get paid. [CBS Sports]
  • The last restricted free agent not named Holtby or Johansson is back in the fold, as the Caps have signed Chris Brown to a two-year contract extension. [CapsPatriot-NewsCSNW]
  • Meanwhile on the free agency front, the Caps continue to collect former Penguins like Pokemon as they finalize a one-year, two-way deal with enforcer Zach Sill. [CapsPatriot-NewsCSNWThe Score]
  • Ranking the power of the Metropolitan Division. [StarsandSticks]