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Monday Caps Clips: Capitals @ Islanders Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps’ Mentor’s Trip wraps up with a game in Brooklyn and a final ring presentation.

NHL: Washington Capitals at New York Islanders Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Your savory breakfast of champions links:

  • The Week That Was, Volume 8. [Peerless, AAtJ, Pensburgh]
  • Previews of tonight’s battle in Brooklyn from Vogs, Peerless, NoVa Caps, and be sure to check out our SB Nation pals over at Lighthouse Hockey for the other side of tonight’s matchup.
  • Oh hai there, Isles bench boss Barry Trotz, you look familiar. Have we met? [Newsday]
  • As a matter of fact, it’s mostly all water under the bridge for the coach as he preps his new squad to face the team he won it all with last year. [WaPo, NHL]
  • The first order of business tomorrow - presenting Trotz, Lane Lambert and Mitch Korn with their Stanley Cup rings. [WashTimes, Yahoo]
  • Twenty games in, a look at the bottom-six forwards. [RMNB]
  • Finally, Brett Connolly and his dad beat Nicklas Backstrom and his dad to claim the 2018 Mentors’ Trip darts title, and a wonderful time was had by all.