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Friday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Shattenwrap, Ovechkin plays some politics, more on the newest Cap and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • The year in review for Kevin Shattenkirk... [Rink, RMNB, Stars & Sticks]
  • ... and for all you teams out there looking to give him too much cash for too many years, caveat emptor. [THW]
  • But but but hitz. [CSNMA]
  • Consistency - Lars Eller haz it... [CSNMA]
  • ... and Braden Holtby ought to haz it. [CSNMA]
  • A deeper dive into the Caps’ newest forward Tyler Graovac. [NoVa Caps]
  • Buffalo named former Cap Phil Housely as their new head coach. They never even got a chance to talk to Caps assistant coach Todd Reirden, on account the team would not approve any interviews. [CSNMA, NoVa Caps]
  • The impending expansion draft will be no friend to the Caps. [WashTimes]
  • Alex Ovechkin was an audience member for Russian president Vlad Putin’s annual televised town hall. He was there to advocate for his hometown hockey team, Dynamo Moscow, which has fallen on hard times. [RMNB, WaPo]
  • Finally, happy 36th birthday to Alexandre Giroux, happy 39th to Dainius Zubrus, happy 63rd to Tony White.