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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps let two points, then one, slip away in Montreal, a look back at October, breaking down Ovi’s office and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Recaps and other assorted musings on last night’s loss from us, Caps, NHL, WaPo, NBCSW, NoVa Caps (and again), RMNB, All Habs, Mtl Gazette (and again), and Eyes on the Prize.
  • Two goals in two seconds is a bad look and a new record. Hooray... [NBCSW, The Score]
  • Digging into the League’s stats and facts of the first month of the season. [NHL (and again)]
  • After a month filled with long layoffs, the Caps now head into a very busy November... with a slightly banged-up crew. [NoVa Caps]
  • News and notes from yesterday’s pregame skate at Bell Centre. [Caps, Caps video (Reirden, Ovechkin, Rinkside Update/Smith-Pelly)]
  • The Caps were excited about playing their first game of the year at an electric Bell Centre. They were probably hoping it’d be slightly less electric by the end. [Caps]
  • Many have tried - and failed - to stop Alex Ovechkin’s shot from his office on the power play. Here’s why it’s so hard to defend. [Yahoo! Canada]
  • Few people in the hockey world know Ovechkin better than Blaine Forsythe, who has been with the team for Ovechkin’s entire career. [NBCSW]
  • Power rankings and which player on each of the 31 teams needs to step it up after the first month. [ESPN]
  • Seriously, do not swipe a puck flipped into the stands that was designated for a kid - especially in front of Braden Holtby. [WaPo]
  • Checking in on the team’s prospects. [Nova Caps]