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Monday Caps Clips: Onward and Upward

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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Adjusting to injuries, starting a new streak, looking ahead to Boston and more.

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  • A few leftovers from Saturday's shootout loss. [Dump 'n ChaseThe Cannon]
    • Rank 'em. [Rink]
    • After giving up four goals for just the second time this season, Braden Holtby is not letting himself off the hook for his performance in 'Lumbus. [CSNMA]
    • At the other end of the rink, Anton Forsberg had quite the whirlwind day that started with a callup and ended with him facing some "animals" from DC in the shootout. [Dispatch]
  • Now that the Caps have dropped two in a row for the first time this year, it's time to start a new winning streak. [CSNMARMNB]
  • To do so, of course, they'll have to find a way to adjust to some recent injuries and find new guys to step up. [WaPoNoVa Caps]
  • Like Marcus Johansson, who returned to his spot at center for Saturday's game and was, by his coach's estimation, "excellent". You go, MoJo. [CSNMA]
  • Having been blown out in the Winter Classic, the Bruins have no time to pout and are now prepping for tomorrow's visit from the Caps. [Boston HeraldCSNNE]
  • A look back at the week that was. [PeerlessRMNBNoVa CapsAll About the Jersey]
  • Even with two straight losses, the Caps are still favorites for the Cup (although they'll have plenty of competition). [THNTHW (and again),]
  • Talking to some crazy lady about the wonderful world of hockey blogging. [Friends in Cold Places]
  • Johansson and Andre Burakovsky have taken to tossing around the ol' pigskin before games, the way all good Swedes probably do. [WaPo]
  • Tracking Evgeny Kuznetsov's path to becoming the next hockey superstar to come out of Russia. [NoVa Caps]