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Sunday Caps Clips: Happy Hockey-days

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Handing out some holiday gifts, resting up for a packed schedule to come and more.

Tampa Bay Lightning v Washington Capitals Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images

Your holly jolly breakfast links:

  • A few holiday leftovers from Friday's win over the Lightning. [Rink Rank, Dump 'n Chase, CSNMA]
  • The Caps, like the rest of the League, have a couple of days off... which they'll need, because once they're back the schedule gets pretty hectic. [WaPo]
  • Who's hot and who's not, including a return to Vezina form for one Braden Holtby. [CSNMA]
  • Former Cap Michael Nylander has always been there for his kids - even his "adopted" son, Nicklas Backstrom, who was an unofficial member of the Nylander family a decade ago. [Edmonton Journal]
  • Celebrating the holidays, NHL style. [The Score, Fanrag Sports, SCoC, Toronto Sun]
  • Happy 65th birthday to Brian Stapleton and Dave Kryskow, and happy 51st to Dmitri Mironov.
  • Finally, from our family to yours, here's wishing you all a happy, healthy holiday season!