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Tuesday Caps Clips: Sharks @ Capitals Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Sharks are in town, there’s a big election going down, Carlson seeks his first goal and more.

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San Jose Sharks v Washington Capitals

Your savory breakfast links:

  • The expansion draft looms, and the Caps won’t be able to protect both of Karl Alzner and Dmitry Orlov. [Rink Radio]
  • A five-game win streak means the Ups and Downs are mostly Up. [Rink]
  • Previews of tonight's swim with the Sharks from Vogs (plus game notes),, Peerless, NVC, AP and STATS LLC, and check out our SB Nation buddies at Fear the Fin for the other side of tonight's match-up.
  • Taylor Chorney wants to play. The coach wants him to play, too. So he’s in, right? It’s not that simple. [CSNMA]
  • Maybe it’s under the couch cushions? John Carlson is still looking for his first goal. [CSNMA, Rink]
  • The Sharks have recalled their top prospect, AHL scoring leader Kevin Labanc. [Pucknology]
  • The Caps’ point-shot shooting has been on point. [WaPo]
  • The bobble-experts at Caps Outsider have made their endorsement for tonight’s big Bobble Election... [Caps Outsider]
  • ... and the existing Caps bobbles make their endorsements. [Caps Outsider]
  • Finally, happy 48th birthday to Keith Jones, and happy 57th birthday to Taylor Chorney’s dad Marc Chorney, who played for the Kings and the Pens back in the day.