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Saturday Caps Clips: A Wild Win

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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Recapping last night's comeback, Carlson experiences a setback, and more.

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  • Rounding up the rumors about who the Caps may or may not be targeting ahead of Monday's trade deadline. [Rink]
  • Recaps and other assorted musings on last night's win from usVogs, Monumental video (Caps: TrotzOvechkinOrlovBackstromOrpik; WildTorchettiKuemperSpurgeonKoivu
    highlights), NHL.comAPWaPoCSNMAFrankovicStar Tribune (and again), Peerless
    DSPStars and SticksRMNBNoVa Caps, and Hockey Wilderness.
    • Defenseman John Carlson sat out last night's game after his old injury flared up again. Stay tuned. [WaPoCSNMA]
    • Ladies and gentlemen, Brooks Orpik: goal-scorer. [Caps Outsider]
  • News and notes from yesterday's pregame skate:
  • Matt Niskanen has gone from a frequent healthy scratch in Dallas to a resurgent career as a top-four blueliner, first in Pittsburgh and now in DC. [Dump 'n Chase]
  • Human ball of sunshine Nate Schmidt brings energy and personality to the Caps. [Star Tribune]
  • Braden Holtby's slump, options for Brooks Laich, and more questions and answers about the team. [CSNMA]
  • Take a look at what the mainstream media had to say about the Caps - and where they rank them - this week. [Rink]
  • The Caps are not - absolutely NOT - Russian spies. Nope. End transmission. [Crooked Scoreboard]
  • Guess which team plays a huge role in a list of five trades for prospects that actually worked... and even comes out looking good on a few of them? [CBS Sports]
  • Reflecting on the potential demise of the NHL role player. [The Guardian]
  • More on last weekend's Dreams for Kids event at Kettler. [Bisnow]
  • Happy 60th birthday to Mike Kaszycki.