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Saturday Caps Clips: Capitals @ Oilers Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Brett Connolly out, Anthony Peluso up, Ovi does good and more.

NHL: Washington Capitals at Edmonton Oilers Perry Nelson-USA TODAY Sports

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Previews of tonight's Hockey Night in Canada tussle with the Oilers from Vogs,, AP and NoVa Caps, and be sure to visit with our SB Nation brethren at Copper and Blue.
  • Injury status: Mounting. Brett Connolly left the Nucks game with an upper body injury and is off-ice for at least the balance of this roadie... [NBCSW]
  • ... so let’s all give a warm welcome to Anthony Peluso, recalled from Hershey yesterday. [NoVa Caps]
  • The Caps’ penalty kill has been remarkably ineffective recently. [WaPo]
  • Ten games in, what do we know about these Caps? [NBCSW]
  • A few leftovers from Thursday’s loss:
  • Postgame Notebook. [Dump-n-Chase]
  • Statpack. [NoVa Caps]
  • Stupid general manager squandering the best years of his generational talent and failing to properly manage his salary cap and his assets. Is it time to look for new leadership for the Capita... oh wait this says Oilers. [Cult of Hockey]
  • Finally, Alex Ovechkin paid it a little bit forward yesterday in Edmonton: