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Monday Caps Clips: And Now They Count

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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Caps wrap up the preseason with a victory over the Isles, roster decisions await and more.

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  • Recaps and other assorted musings on the final game of the preseason. [Dump 'n Chase, Monumental video (Trotzlocker room), APNoVa CapsCaps OutsiderStars and SticksLHHNewsday (with pics)]
    • Last night's game marked the return of Jason Chimera, and he wasted no time getting reacquainted with his old buddies. [NoVa CapsRMNB]
  • Now that preseason has wrapped, it's time to put together a roster - and Zach Sanford's emergence has changed the Caps' plans. [WaPoCSNMAPHT]
  • Sounds like Dmitry Orlov will slot in next to John Carlson on the blueline to start the season. [CSNMA]
  • Placed on waivers on Saturday, Stanislav Galiev officially cleared yesterday and is headed to Hershey. [Caps Outsider]
  • Meanwhile Jonas Siegenthaler will head back to Switzerland to play while he deals with family issues, and hopefully return to play in Hershey once the season is done. [WaPo]
  • Looking ahead to what the 2016-17 season holds for Nate Schmidt. [Peerless]
  • Why the NHL should allow players to compete in the next Olympics. [THW]
  • The Caps are generally pretty accessible and accommodating when it comes to autographs; find out how you can meet your heroes at Kettler. [FiCP]