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Sunday Caps Clips: 30 Goals, 12 Seasons

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Gr8 joins The Great One and Mike Gartner, Winnik saves the day, the Caps set a record and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Congrats are in order for Caps captain Alex Ovechkin, who joined Mike Gartner and Wayne Gretzky as the third member of the “30 Goals in Each of Their First 12 Seasons” club. In 100 years of the National Hockey League, only three men have achieved this. The secret handshake must be epic. [NHL.com, CSNMA, Sportsnet]
  • ... and of course he notched number 30 with a steel-drum soundtrack from his office on Ovechkin Island. [RMNB]
  • Coach Trotz wants the world to recognize. Including the player himself, who might even be taking these achievements “pretty casual”. [CSNMA]