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Wednesday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Blackhawks Game Day

Daily washington Capitals news and notes: The Hawks come calling, Orpik goes under the arthroscope, the Caps’ canine calendar goes on sale and more.

NHL: Chicago Blackhawks at Washington Capitals Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Your savory breakfast of champions links:

  • Checking in on the Capitals, twenty games into the 2018-19 season. [RMNB, NBCSW]
  • Previews of tonight’s battle against the ‘Hawks from Vogs (plus game notes), NHL, Peerless and NoVa Caps, and be sure to stop by our SB Nation pals over at Second City Hockey for the other side of tonight’s matchup.
  • Those of us who had been wondering how Brooks Orpik was getting on, we wonder no longer. He has had arthroscopic surgery on his right knee and will be out another 4-6 weeks... [NBCSW, NHL, AP]
  • ... and now Madison Bowey has his opportunity. [WaPo]
  • You know who’s making an impact for the Caps these past four games? Point-per-game Tom Wilson, that’s who. [RMNB]
  • The Caps Canine Calendars are on sale starting today, you guys! And all the moneys for a good paws. [NBC4, RMNB]
  • More good works in this season of giving - Nicklas Backstrom, Braden Holtby and Tom Wilson delivered armloads of electronics to Hendley Elementary School. [Caps Outsider]
  • What’s in your Capitals ice resurfacer gravy boat? [Caps Outsider]
  • From one year ago today. And the comments are fun too.