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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: #TJSnowshie attacks the District and chases the Ducks away, and more.

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  • BREAKING: Sunday's game against the Pens has been postponed.
  • T.J. Snowshie has arrived...
  • Last night would have been Karl Alzner's record-breaking 423 consecutive game, and he reveals the secret to his longevity. [CSNMA]
  • In a rare Moments That Mattered sighting, take another look at the Caps going two for two with the extra man on Tuesday night. [Rink]
  • What does the media think of the Caps this week... and who got swayed by the Blackhawks' (since ended) winning streak? [Rink]
  • When the Flyers visit the Caps next week, Philly fans will probably want to keep an eye on former Flyer Justin Williams. [The Intelligencer]
  • Are the Caps good enough to get past the trade deadline without a major move? [CSNMA]
  • Clinton Yates with the perfect line on 'Soul on Ice', which premiered in DC earlier this week: "for sports movie buffs it feels like "Hoop Dreams" meets "Goon," which is a compliment." [WaPo]
  • He's widely believed to be one of the best goalies in the world right now, but Braden Holtby's path to the NHL elite wasn't necessarily a smooth one. [Stars and Sticks]
  • Breaking down the chemistry between Alex Ovechkin and T.J. Oshie. [SI.com]
  • It took years for Nicklas Backstrom to get chosen for an All-Star Game... so of course the year he finally does, we debate whether Evgeny Kuznetsov is more deserving. [CSNMA]
  • "Hometown kid does good" stories are usually reserved for further north, but local boy Jeff Halpern was one of the first to put the DC area on the NHL map. [NoVa Caps]
  • Brooks Orpik and the Caps joined the rest of the hockey world in showing support for injured NWHLer Denna Laing. [WaPoNoVa Caps]
  • Ovechkin is just like you - he puts gas in his car! Ovechkin is not just like you - he gets recognized in "man on the street" interviews and plows his neighbors' driveways. [WUSA9MonumentalThe ScoreWaPoCSNMAPuck Daddy]
  • Get a closer look at last week's Hockey 'n Heels. [Friends in Cold Places]
  • Spotlight on prospect and first-year pro Riley Barber. [NoVa Caps]
  • Happy 55th birthday to Timo Blomqvist, happy 37th to Scott Hannan,
  • Stay safe and warm, everyone!