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Wednesday Caps Clips: Willy Goes Wild; Caps vs. Jets Game Day

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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: A freed Wilson’s return sparks a win against the Wild, the Caps head to Winnipeg for a date with the Jets and more.

NHL: Washington Capitals at Winnipeg Jets James Carey Lauder-USA TODAY Sports

Your savory breakfast links:

  • With Wilson back and defensive responsibility still a concern, what do the Caps do with Jakub Vrana? [NBCSW]
  • News and notes from yesterday’s pregame skate. [Dump ‘n Chase, Caps video (Reirden, locker room)]
  • After missing most of camp and the first few weeks of the season, Travis Boyd has made his way back into the lineup and is off to a strong start. [Caps]
  • Previews of tonight’s visit to Winnipeg from Peerless, Winnipeg Sun, and be sure to check out our SB Nation pals over at Arctic Ice Hockey for the other side of tonight’s matchup.
  • For Ovechkin super-fan and Richard Trophy hopeful Patrik Laine, playing against one of the greatest goal scorers of all time is “not that exciting anymore”. N’aww. Precious. [Winnipeg Sun]
  • Former Caps’ coach Barry Trotz reflects on the whirlwind summer that took him from a Cup parade in DC to Long Island. [USA Today]
  • Prospect Axel Jonsson-Fjallby has been loaned to the SHL and will be heading back to Sweden. [RMNB, NoVa Caps, Caps Outsider]
  • Congrats to 2016 draftee Chase Priskie on setting a new Division I school record for career goals by a Quinnipiac defenseman. [QU Chronicle]