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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps have a bit of a layover, Wilson files an appeal, Ovi got mic’d up and more.

NHL: Washington Capitals at Pittsburgh Penguins Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Your savory breakfast of champions links:

  • The NHLPA has filed an appeal for Tom Wilson’s suspension. [WaPo]
  • Did he deserve all those games? [PennLive, ESPN]
  • Maybe 20 isn’t enough. [THW]
  • Ted Leonsis talks about his summer with Stanley and its bigger meaning to the DMV. [NBCSW]
  • Confessions of a no-longer suffering Caps fans. [WCP]
  • A few leftovers from Caps-Pens:
  • 21 seconds that salvaged a point. [NBCSW]
  • Back-to-back. [NBCSW]
  • Mic’d up Alex Ovechkin. [Kukla]
  • The Hershey Bears open their season tonight at home against the Syracuse Crunch. [Roster]
  • With former captain Garrett Mitchell headed to the ECHL, the Bears have named a new leadership group. Riley Barber, Liam O’Brien and Aaron Ness will all serve as alternate captains at home this season. Tyler Lewington, Mike Sgarbossa and Colby Williams will wear the “A” on the road. [NoVa Caps]
  • Finally, happy 28th birthday to Marcus Johansson.