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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Pass-happy Caps, Metro rankings, Trotz's sophomore season and ZOMG YOU GUYS BROOKS IS ENGAGED AND WE CAN'T EVEN

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Looks like Justin Williams and T.J. Oshie could be passable additions to the Caps' offense. [Rink]
    • Related: This Hawksblogger isn't going to miss Oshie in a blue sweater even one little teeny tiny bit. Nope. Nope. No way, no how... [Committed Indian]
    • ... whereas the Kingsbloggers are trying hard to convince themselves that Tyler Toffoli can bring what Williams is taking with him to DC. [JFTC]
  • Crystal ballin' the Metro Division. [NoVa Caps Fans (dig the graphic), THW (where PIT could finish at the top or the bottom, but definitely at the top), dalademokraten.se (in Swedish)]
  • Today in "The Search For A Third Line Centerman":
    • Touting Tlusty... [Stars & Sticks]
    • Repping Roy... [THW]
    • ... and stay tuned for our thoughts later this morning.
  • By most measurements (excepting of course the one that truly counts), head coach Barry Trotz had a very good debut season in DC. What's left to work on? [NoVa Caps Fans]
  • Today's debate: Should Olaf Kolzig be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame? Show your work. [ESPN]
  • Vogs sits down with prospect forward Shane Gersich, who is headed to North Dakota for his freshman year. [Monumental (video)]
  • The good folks at Fort Dupont Ice Arena are super excited to receive the Caps' dasherboards. "That's where Ovi jumped into the glass!" [Monumental (video)]
  • Welcome to Zack Fisch, the South Carolina Stingrays' new radio man and director of communications. He's taking the next step after calling games for the USHL Dubuque Fighting Saints. [TH Online, Caps Outsider]
  • Mazel tov to Brooks Laich on the occasion of his engagement to Julianne Hough. We're looking forward to many years of oh-so-adorbs Instagrams. [Hollywood Reporter, Fox Sports, Seattle Times, RMNB]
  • Finally, David (A.) Jensen turns 50 today.