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Sunday Caps Clips: Wizardry in Edmonton; Capitals @ Flames Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Kuzy does Kuzy things, Ovi does Backstrom things, and Caps get two points and a plane ride to Calgary.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Ten thoughts after a much-needed victory in Edmonton. [Frankovic]
  • Devante Smith-Pelly got a battlefield promotion to the Ovechkin-Kuznetsov line and scored a beauty goal. And it didn’t even get credited to anyone else this time... [RMNB]
  • ... and y’know what? DSP did not look out of place on that line. [NBCSW]
  • Alex Ovechkin got his first three-assist game in three years and the coveted Hockey Night in Canada towel. [Sportsnet]
  • Looking ahead to yet another late-night filing as the Caps move on to Calgary, with previews from and the Calgary Herald, and be sure to check out our SB Nation pals over at Matchsticks & Gasoline.
  • Alex Ovechkin is now the toast of Canada after he bought a sweater, hat and coat for a homeless man in Edmonton. He didn’t mean for this work to become news, and tries to downplay it in interviews, but folks are impressed. [WaPo,,, Sportsnet, CBC, BarDown]
  • Hershey played its first home game of the season a grabbed a win. Connor Hobbs scored his first AHL goal. [NoVa Caps]