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Friday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Orlov still doesn’t have a contract, assessing the trade for Eller, the Caps announce a ticketing change and more.

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Dmitry Orlov is still without a contract (and currently on his honeymoon), but his agent and the team are in frequent discussions. [CSNMA]
  • Lars Eller doesn’t make the Caps a faster team but will need to make them a better team. [CSNMA]
  • Reid Cashman was just named the new assistant coach in Hershey. The story of how he came to be on the Caps’ radar is a good one, and the man has aspirations. [New Haven Register]
  • The Capitals announced a big change in their ticket policies. They will no longer accept .pdf printouts - they will only accept paper tickets, STH cards, or tickets on mobile phones via their Ticketmaster affiliate. [RMNB]
  • “They’re playing ‘Ruffled Feathers and Flourishes’? By gawd, that’s Dale Hunter’s song!“ [Peerless]
  • Former Cap Todd Krygier has been hired as an assistant coach at Western Michigan U. [SBN College Hockey]
  • Jakub Vrana gave an interview to the folks back home, in which he discusses his season in Hershey, a bit of frustration with his lack of progress up the ranks, and Liam O’Brien’s summer visit to Prague. []
  • Oh and speaking of O’Brien, wish him a happy 22nd birthday!