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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: GM Brian MacLellan will meet with the media today. Buckle up.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Caps GM Brian MacLellan will meet with the media today. Buckle up. [NoVa Caps]
  • More information about the Stadium Series game at the US Naval Academy:
  • The game is officially official. The League made the announcement on Monday. [NHL.com, Sporting News, NoVa Caps]
  • The Canadian Armed Forces will be hono(u)red as well. [Puck Daddy]
  • The Academy is pretty excited. [Navy Sports]
  • We’ll be waiting for details of the event logo and special unis and merchandise. [Ed. note: Here’s our plug for chromed-out Weagle uniforms for the Capitals, please and thank you. Red-white-and-blue-with-bling.] [RMNB]
  • This announcement was part of Commissioner Bettman’s “state of the sport” address prior to the start of the Crosby Stanley Cup Finals. In his remarks, he also indicated that NHL players will not be permitted to play in the Olympics. Period. End of story. [WaPo, RMNB, NoVa Caps]
  • Comcast reports that Elliotte Friedman reports that Barry Trotz has been named to the NHL’s Competition Committee. [CSNMA]
  • The year in review for Evgeny Kuznetsov. [Peerless]
  • Our base-ball brethren Washington Nationals had themselves a dugout-clearing brawl when Bryce Harper was hip-checked by Giants pitcher Hunter Strickland and dropped the gloves (and the helmet) in order to have a go. Tom Wilson watched - and approved. [CSNMA]
  • Finally, happy 58th birthday to Wes Jarvis, happy 63rd to Greg Joly, and happy 32nd to Aaron Volpatti.