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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Season previews, Backstrom's media tour and more.

Rick Osentoski-USA TODAY Sports

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Delving into the top 10 Caps' players under the age of 25. [Rink]
  • Season previews, ahoy!
    • Burning questions facing the Caps and their Metropolitan compatriots [ESPN]
    • What the season may have in store for Jay Beagle... [Peerless]
    • ...and Michael Latta... [THW]
    • ...and Andre Burakovsky. [WaPoStarsandSticks]
  • Nicklas Backstrom is taking part in this year's NHL media tour, which means an unusual amount of spotlight for the quiet center. Smile pretty, Nick! [Caps OT (123456)]
    • One of the bits of news "revealed" by Backstrom is something we already know - that he may or may not be ready to start the season. [NHL.comTFPESPN]
  • Will the Caps miss Mike Green? [THW]
  • There are a number of veteran blueliners still available - might one of them be a fit for the Caps? [CSNMA]
  • Add Latta to the list of Caps excited about this summer's new additions. [CSNMA]
  • Back in DC and newly engaged, Brooks "100%" Laich is pretty excited about both. [CSNMA]
  • Taking a peek at the opponents' rosters for this weekend's upcoming prospect tournament in Florida. [Dump 'n Chase]
  • Finally, happy 62nd birthday to Nelson Pyatt, and happy 49th to Kevin Hatcher.