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Thursday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Jets Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Previews of a Winnipeg rematch, who’s hot and who’s not, and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Previews of tonight's "and-home" portion of the home-and-home series against the Jets from Vogs (and game notes), AP, Winnipeg Sun, and be sure to once again pay a visit to Arctic Ice Hockey for the other side of tonight's match-up.
  • Tonight the Caps salute the army, featuring a ceremonial puck drop from U.S. Army Chief of Staff Mark Milley. [Caps]
  • Marcus Johansson is en fuego. [WashTimes, CSNMA, Caps Outsider]
  • Also hot? Karl Alzner. Sorry, make that goal-scoring superstar Karl Alzner. [WaPo]
  • The Caps' power play, however... not so much. [TSS]
  • A few leftovers from the visit to Manitoba. [Rink, RMNB]
  • The mere threat of an Evgeny Kuznetsov twister pass is enough to scare the bejeezus out of other teams. [RMNB]
  • Postmortem on what ended up being quite the successful road trip. [WaPo, NoVa Caps]
  • Is Justin Williams the new (speedier) Mike Knuble? [FiCP]
  • Tom Wilson is logging some serious ice time. [NoVa Caps]
  • Wrapping up the week that was for the Caps and the rest of the Metropolitan Division. [Canes Country]
  • There is a chance - just a chance - that in a handful of years, the Caps may no longer call Verizon Center home. [WaPo]
  • Finally, happy 47th birthday to Jim McKenzie.