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Saturday Caps Clips: Happy Fourth!

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Breaking down the recent acquisitions by the Caps, looking ahead to Development Camp and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Looking at the numbers for recent trade acquisition T.J. Oshie. [Rink]
  • More on the trade that brought in Oshie and sent Troy Brouwer to St. Louis. [Ted's TakeWaPoCSNW]
  • The additions of Oshie and Justin Williams could make them one of the top contenders in the East next season - and management seems to be setting those expectations. [TSNCSNWCBS Sports]
  • The Caps aren't the only Metro team to upgrade the offense so far this offseason; so what could the new three-on-three overtime trios look like around the Division? [NoVa Caps]
  • Where will the two newest Caps fit into the lineup next year - and who gets the coveted spot alongside Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom? [WaPoTHWStars and Sticks]
  • If it's Oshie on that top line, fantasy hockey owners should look for something of a bump in stats. [The Score]
  • The roster and schedule for next week's Development Camp is out! Hockey + summer = good. [CapsWaPoPatriot-News]
  • Barry Trotz and Ovechkin weigh in on their first year together. [Monumental video]
  • Wishing a fond farewell to Brouwer as he departs DC after four seasons. [Stars and Sticks]
  • Speaking of farewells... Joel Ward's tenure in DC has also come to an end, as he inked a three-year deal with the Sharks. Ah, Wardo. We'll always have Dallas. [WaPoAP]
  • Ranking the power within the Metro Division as July gets underway. [Stars and Sticks]
  • Happy 43rd birthday to all-American boy Mike Knuble.
  • Wishing all of you a safe and happy Fourth!