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Tuesday Caps Clips: Party On

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Barry shuffles up the lines, the Caps party with and without the fans, and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • The return of our weekly look at individual Caps' ups and downs. [Rink]
  • News and notes from yesterday's practice:
  • In general. [Monumental video (Trotz, Rinkside Update/Orpik)]
  • Hoping to spark some offense, Barry Trotz mixed up his top two lines, flipping Andre Burakovsky and T.J. Oshie. [WaPo, CSNMA, RMNB]
  • Trotz is also looking for more of a net presence from his forward group. [CSNMA]
  • A scratch through the first five games, expect Taylor Chorney to get some ice time during the upcoming road swing through Western Canada. [CSNMA]
  • Rookie Zach Sanford is gradually adjusting to life in the NHL. [WaPo,]
  • Through five games, Nate Schmidt is playing with a purpose and making the most of his ice time. [NoVa Caps]
  • Recapping the first five games of the season. [NoVa Caps]
  • A look at the week ahead. [FiCP]
  • How much did one regulation loss hurt the Caps in the power rankings? [CSNMA]
  • Seriously, don't worry about the currently flailing penalty kill - it will probably be fine. Hopefully. Maybe. [RMNB]
  • Costumes, karaoke and the mental image of Andre Burakovsky singing ABBA's "Dancing Queen". Ladies and gentlemen, the Caps' 2016 Halloween party. [WaPo, CSNMA]
  • 24 hours later the Caps were partying in another part of DC as they joined season-ticket holders at the Natural Museum of History. [FiCP, RMNB, NoVa Caps]
  • Get to know a prospect: Paul Carey. [NoVa Caps]
  • Schmidt talks about splurges, girls, and life as an NHLer. [Daily Caller]
  • The week that was down (up?) in Hershey. [NoVa Caps]