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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps drop a wild one against the Ducks, Oshie makes progress and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Yesterday’s disappointing loss featured a few milestones. First, Holtby became the second goalie in franchise history to make 10,000+ saves... [Caps OT, Caps]
  • ...and then John Carlson passed former Cap Mike Green for fifth all-time among franchise defensemen. [NoVa Caps]
  • News and notes from yesterday’s pregame skate. [Dump ‘n Chase, Caps video (Reirden, Rinkside Update/Vrana)]
  • Nothing like a trip to Vegas to erase bad (or all) memories, especially when your last visit their went pretty well. [NBCSW]
  • T.J. Oshie remains sidelined with a concussion and won’t be joining the team on their upcoming trip - but he is making progress. [WaPo]
  • Looking back at the week that was for the Caps and their Metro rivals. [Peerless, Pensburgh, All About the Jersey]
  • November was a strong one for the Caps, at both a team and individual level. [FiCP]
  • The Hershey Bears held their annual Teddy Bear Toss with eyes on a new world record... and they crushed it, with an amazing 34,798 bears tossed to the ice. [NHL, Penn Live, ESPN, Caps Outsider, Chocolate Hockey, NoVa Caps]
  • A brief history of previous Teddy Bear Tosses in Chocolatetown. [Caps Outsider]
  • That awesome hockey stick menorah in Olney got a very special visitor yesterday, as Peter Bondra cut out early from the Caps game (wise man) to help kick off Chanukah. [Caps Outsider]
  • Tom Wilson: polarizing figure, top-line power forward, handsome lad... and All Star? You make the call. [FiCP]