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Saturday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Maple Leafs Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps look to rebound against the red-hot Leafs, questioning Wilson’s ability to change, and more.

Toronto Maple Leafs v Washington Capitals - Game Five Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Previews of tonight’s visit with the Leafs from Vogs, NHL, Peerless, NBCSW, NoVa Caps, Toronto Sun, Toronto Star, and be sure to check out our SB Nation pals over at Pension Plan Puppets for the other side of tonight’s matchup.
  • Everyone, including his teammates, is starting to see just how special Evgeny Kuznetsov is. [WaPo]
  • A few leftovers from Thursday’s loss in New Jersey. [Dump ‘n Chase, RMNB]
  • Yes, Pheonix Copley got lit up for six goals in that loss. No, it’s not time to panic about the backup situation. [NBCSW]
  • Tom Wilson is four games into his 20-game suspension; when he returns, will he be able to change his game? [WaPo]
  • Is the power play the key to the Caps’ success? [NoVa Caps]
  • Teams often speak about the need to get off to a hot start, but it’s probably a bit overrated. [NoVa Caps]
  • The Bears may have dropped their third-straight game of the season, but newcomer Sergei Shumakov did pick up his first two goals of his North American hockey career. [NoVa Caps, RMNB]