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Wednesday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Bruins Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps prepare to host the Bruins, updates on Oshie and Ovi and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Find out who's up and who's down in our weekly look at... well, ups and downs. [Rink]
  • Previews of tonight's battle with the Bruins from Vogs, Peerless, NoVa Caps, FiCP, and be sure to visit our SB Nation pals over at Stanley Cup of Chowder for the other side of tonight's matchup.
  • Like the Caps, the Bruins have struggled to find the back of the net this season - and are hoping Monday's four-goal overtime win is a sign that things are improving. [CSNNE]
  • News, notes and pictures from Kettler yesterday. [Monumental video (Trotz, Ovechkin, Rinkside Update/Beagle), NoVa Caps, FiCP]
  • After missing the last seven games, it sounds like T.J. Oshie is just about ready to return to the lineup. [Monumental video, WaPo, WashTimes, CSNMA]
  • With Oshie's return on the horizon, Paul Carey is on his way back to Hershey. [WaPo, CSNMA]
  • Could the power play be coming back to life? [CSNMA]
  • If it is, it may have to do so without the services of Andre Burakovsky, who was taken off the second unit and may even have a seat for a game. [CSNMA]
  • His coach deemed Alex Ovechkin 's recent penalty spree "unacceptable" Monday night; the two had a nice chat on Tuesday and all is well. Hopefully. [WaPo, CSNMA,, The Score]
  • Nicklas Backstrom sat down with CSN's Jill Sorenson to answer fan questions after yesterday's practice. [Facebook]
  • Traveling all the way from Boston to meet your hero, and actually getting to meet him? Priceless. [WaPo]
  • Marcus Johansson signed a new two-year deal over the summer, and so far he's living up to it (and then some). [NoVa Caps]
  • Leftovers from Monday's come-from-behind win over Buffalo. [Rink, Dump 'n Chase]
  • Check out pictures from the Army-Navy game that followed the Caps' big win. [Military Times]
  • Get to know Caps' prospect Connor Hobbs. [NoVa Caps]
  • Verizon Center has played host to some phenomenal (mostly Ovechkin-led) celebrations... but this mighty mite might top them all. [Puck Daddy, THN, The Score, PDL]