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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Grubi’s back, the Caps prospects will get their shot, Hershey has work to do and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Welcome back, Grubi. Philipp Grubauer re-upped with the Caps for one year and $1.5m... [Rink, Caps Today, CSNMA, WaPo, AP, NoVa Caps, PHT, RMNB]
  • ... which is a term and a payout that invites speculation. What are the Caps’ plans for their backup goaltender? [Rink, CSNMA]
  • At first blush, Evgeny Kuznetsov’s new deal seemed perhaps a bit extravagant. How about at second blush? [NoVa Caps, CSNMA (GM BMac’s take)]
  • Dmitry Orlov’s contract looks just about right. Right? [RMNB]
  • Roster spots on the Caps have been hard to come by the past few years, but this year their prospects will have a legit shot at a regular sweater. [WaPo]
  • Related - the Hershey Bears still have a bit of work to do on their roster:
  • The Caps’ goalie prospects had a whale of a time playing for Mitch Korn this one time at DevCamp. [THW]
  • Get to know Caps 2017 draftee Tobias Geisser. [Caps (video)]
  • Finally, adding this in because reasons - “Le mythe de l’impact défensif de Karl Alzner.” [25Stanley]