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Wednesday Caps Clips: One More Sleep

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The team “finalizes” the roster, Wilson gets a message from DoPS, Oz gets ready to celly and more.

NHL: Washington Capitals at Ottawa Senators Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Happy New Season’s Eve! Celebrate with a piping hot Japers’ Rink Radio podcast. [Rink Radio]
  • The Capitals have a 23-man roster, but is it the 23-man roster? [WaPo, NBCS-DC]
  • The first practice of the regular season hints at the Opening Night lineup. [RMNB]
  • That lineup won’t include Tom Wilson, who received a four-game suspension. FOUR. GAMES. [, WaPo, NBCS-DC, AP, NoVa Caps,
  • Three prospects; two roster spots... [NoVa Caps]
  • ... and Madison Bowey gets his ticket back to Hershey. Probably. [RMNB]
  • G’day, Nate! Oz media is pretty happy that Nathan Walker is on that roster. []
  • GM Brian MacLellan shared his thoughts. [NoVa Caps]
  • Season previews:
  • SB Nation...
  • ... Caps Outsider...
  • ... [Metro Preview]...
  • ... a wide-open East? [AP]
  • Oh hai there Alex Ovechkin 600th goal watch. He’s only 42 goals away! [Sportsnet]
  • Getting to know new goalie coach Scott Murray. []
  • Finally, happy 36th birthday to Justin Williams.
  • One more: The Senators will be honoring former coach and general manager Bryan Murray with this helmet sticker. Perhaps the Caps could wear them too, for one game.