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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Caps roll over the Avs, Oshie’s timetable, a “Risk”-y venture and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Recaps and other assorted musings on last night’s win from us, Vogs, Caps video (Caps365, Trotz, locker room), WaPo, NBCSW (and again), NHL, AP, THW, Frankovic, Peerless, NoVa Caps, RMNB, Denver Post, and Mile High Hockey.
  • He won’t play tomorrow night in Boston, but the timeline for T.J. Oshie’s return is coming into focus. [NBCSW]
  • Tom Wilson has been thriving since getting bumped up to the top line alongside Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom. [DobberHockey]
  • Speaking of Ovechkin, he’s back to his old scoring ways - but in a totally new way. [The Comeback]
  • Brian MacLellan is laying the groundwork to get goaltending prospect Ilya Samsonov under contract as soon as his KHL deal is up. [WaPo, NoVa Caps]
  • The Caps have been hot of late - and so have their ECHL brethren down in South Carolina. [Caps Outsider]
  • Hockey players have all kinds of ways to pass the long bus rides and road trips, including... Risk? [SI]
  • Finally, happy 42nd birthday to Bates Battaglia, happy 32nd to Andrew Gordon, happy 48th to Sergei Fedorov, and raise a glass in memory of Doug Mohns, who would have been 84 today.