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Friday Caps Clips: Capitals @ Hurricanes Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Another round of cuts trims the roster as the Caps prepare to head to Raleigh, and more.

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NHL: Washington Capitals at Carolina Hurricanes James Guillory-USA TODAY Sports

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Who are the Metro Division’s top 10 centers, as judged by us (and therefore without fault)? [Rink]
  • Previews of tonight’s penultimate preseason game in Raleigh from Vogs, and be sure to check
  • out our SB Nation partners over at Canes Country for the other side of tonight’s matchup.
  • Four more players were sent to Hershey yesterday, leaving just five forwards and three defensemen battling it out for the three remaining roster spots. [CSNMA, NoVa Caps]
  • A few leftovers from Wednesday’s loss to the Devils. [Dump ‘n Chase,]
  • The Caps are now 1-5 in preseason so far, and continue to look for answers to why. [RMNB]
  • Another thing they’re looking for? Someone to kill penalties alongside Jay Beagle. [WaPo]
  • Talking training camp and preseason action on the Caps Outsider podcast. [Caps Outsider]
  • After numerous ups and downs, Dmitry Orlov has finally established himself as one of the Caps’ tip blueliners. [NoVa Caps]
  • After a surprising buyout, Devante Smith-Pelly is ready to start fresh with the Caps. [THW]
  • Caps-Devils was the first Capitals game streamed on Monumental Network, and offered an array of angles from which to view the game. [Sport Techie]
  • Hot seats and microscopes and mixed metaphors, oh my! [Sun]
  • Predictions and projections abound with one week remaining until the regular season. [Puck Daddy, USA Today]
  • Finally, happy 67th birthday to Happy 66th birthday to Rolf Edberg, and happy 52nd to John Tucker., and happy 53rd to John Tucker.