- The Hershey Bears are prepping for their Calder Cup Finals series versus the Lake Erie Monsters:
- Series preview for two teams that did not meet even once in the regular season. [THN]
- Australia is super excited for native son Nathan Walker, whose game-winning, series-clinching Game Five goal makes him the first Aussie ever to play for a Calder Cup... [Herald Sun, Fox Sports Australia]
- ... and Sweden is super excited for "ice giant" Christian Djoos. [Hockey Sverige, Arbetarbladet]
- Here are some photos from Game Five. [Chocolate Hockey]
- The Monsters are counting their wins the old-fashioned way - with spray paint on the dasherboards. [Puck Daddy]
- Season in review for:
- Time to turn our attention to the 2016 NHL Entry Draft. The Caps have the 26th pick in the first round. Here are some players who might be available. [NoVa Caps]
- Former Cap Jan Bulis has announced he's hanging 'em up. It's been a while since he played in the NHL, but he was the "veteran presence" for Traktor Chelyabinsk as Evgeny Kuznetsov began his pro career. [PHT]
- Finally, happy 56th birthday to Greg Adams, happy 64th birthday to Jean Lemieux, and happy 42nd birthday to Jim "Ace" Carey.
Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Hershey Bears are prepping for their Calder Finals series, a Caps alum hangs 'em up and more.