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Sunday Caps Clips: Stormy Weather

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Another lopsided loss for the Caps, the law finally catches up with Wilson and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Recaps and other assorted musings on last night’s loss from Vogs, Monumental video (Trotz),, CSNMA, NoVa Caps, News & Observer, and Canes Country.
  • Of course he scored. Of course. [RMNB]
  • By the end of the game, Nathan Walker, Jay Beagle and Devante Smith-Pelly were playing as a trio... might that be Barry Trotz’s fourth line? [CSNMA]
  • News and notes from yesterday’s pregame skate and training camp festivities. [Rinkside Update/Niskanen, Dump ‘n Chase]
  • A few leftovers from Friday night’s loss to St. Louis. [Dump ‘n Chase, AP]
  • Thanks to a hit on Blues’ prospect Robert Thomas, Tom Wilson earned himself his first career suspension and will sit out the next two preseason games. [WaPo, CSNMA, Puck Daddy, CBC, The Score, Sporting News]
  • The next round of cuts is expected to take place today, and the battle on the blueline is as tight as ever. [WaPo, CSNMA]
  • Meanwhile a strong performance by Tyler Graovac on Friday night has him in the mix for one of the forward spots. [WaPo, THW]
  • So with four preseason games in the books, what do we know about these Caps? [WNST (Frankovic)]
  • New two-year deal in hand, Brett Connolly is ready to play a bigger role with the Caps this season. [THW]
  • Alex Chiasson and Jyrki Jokipakka are just two of almost 60 players, many younger than 30, who are in camps on PTOs. [AP]
  • Finally, happy 29th birthday to Paul Carey and Karl Alzner.