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Wednesday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Flyers Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The hockey drought is over as the Caps play the first of a 15-in-28.

NHL: Philadelphia Flyers at Washington Capitals Brad Mills-USA TODAY Sports

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Previews of tonight’s Rivalry Night rumpus with Philly from Vogs (plus game notes) and Peerless, and be sure to visit our SB Nation pals over at Broad Street Hockey for the other side of tonight’s game.
  • Evgeny Kuznetsov returned to Caps practice in his regular top-six sweater, and CapsNation can breathe again. Whew. [WaPo, NBCSW, NoVa Caps]
  • With the long layoffs in January, the Caps could be rusty, but they are certainly rested which is good since the next 28 days have 15 games on the schedule. [WaPo]
  • A star among stars, Alex Ovechkin is staying supreme even in a young man’s NHL. [WaPo]
  • Related:
  • Point: Today in “Trade for Mike Green”. [ESPN, RMNB, Click on Detroit]
  • Counterpoint: Don’t even consider a deadline trade. So much nope. [NBCSW]
  • Tiger tiger, burning bright. [NBCSW]
  • Yesterday was the team’s annual Dreams for Kids skate at Kettler. So many kids, and so many smiles. [Caps Family,, Diane Roberts]
  • Jay Beagle takes us inside the Caps’ Super Bowl party. [NBCSW]
  • Finally, wishing Mikhail Grabovski a very happy 33rd birthday.
  • One more - It’s been real, Jaromir Jagr.