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Wednesday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The campers start developing, Craig Laughlin nets a gamewinner, team travel gets tracked and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Development Camp got underway yesterday, with all of this year’s drafted players in attendance. [NoVa Caps (plus photos), FiCP, Caps Outsider, ]
  • Monumental interviews. [Lucas Johansen, Connor Hobbs]
  • Last year’s first-round pick Lucas Johansen is living the dream - a very protein-intensive dream. [WaPo]
  • Nathan Walker is “as close as anybody” to playing in the NHL. [CSNMA]
  • “Dear Diary” - Brian Pinho and Beck Malenstyn are memorializing their DevCamp doings. [Pinho, Malenstyn]
  • FanFest was also super cool... [NoVa Caps]
  • ... as was the Caps Alumni Summer Classic, won by Craig Laughlin. No, really. [NoVa Caps]
  • Assuming the Caps would even consider trading Philipp Grubauer, is there a market for his madd tendy skillz? [CSNMA]
  • Five questions for the Caps. [FanRag Sports, with photo trigger advisory]
  • On the Forecheck released their annual team travel tracker. Caps will travel just a bit more than 37,000 miles, which keeps them comfortably in 9th place for fewest miles traveled. [OTF]
  • Get to know goaltender Ron Low, the Caps’ first expansion draft pick and the proud owner of each of the Capitals’ wins in that inaugural season. All eight of them. [ESPN]
  • Finally, happy 50th birthday to the well-traveled Patrice Lefebvre.