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Tuesday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Tre Kronor receives its crowns, Rink Wraps get underway, the Stingrays are headed to Game 7 and more.

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  • Nicklas Backstrom and Tre Kronor received a royal welcome upon their triumphant return to Sweden, with gold helmets for everyone and huge happy crowds cheering. And also hot tubs. [RMNB, NoVa Caps]
  • It’s time to start Wrapping the Rink. First up, Karl Alzner. [Rink]
  • Jay Beagle gets a look-see by the cousins. [Peerless]
  • John Carlson - ya gotta step it up, man. [NoVa Caps]
  • Things are looking up for Christian Djoos. NHL-up, even. [NoVa Caps]
  • Oh hai there summer, and the list of important dates therein. [Dump-n-Chase]
  • Offseason outlook, perhaps more appropriately entitled “offseason overhaul.” [theScore]
  • “Three years later, Washington is right back where it started. When considering what kind of changes are ahead, some believe it starts with the coaching. However, Trotz is in no danger, and shouldn’t be in any danger, when it comes to keeping his job.” [THW]
  • Free agency target - Victor Stalberg. [Stars and Sticks]
  • Looks like T. J. Oshie, and his re-signing, are a priority for the Caps. [TFP]
  • The Monarchs’ Sam Brittain made 38 saves to force a game 7 Wednesday, with a 5-1 win over the South Carolina Stingrays. [Caps Outsider]
  • Finally, happy 61st birthday to Tom Rowe.