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Thursday Caps Clips: Capitals @ Coyotes Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Tom Wilson is day-to-day but most likely not to-day, Reaves will not face discipline and more.

NHL: Washington Capitals at Arizona Coyotes Matt Kartozian-USA TODAY Sports

Your savory breakfast of champions links:

  • Previews of tonight’s rematch with the Desert Dogs from Vogs (plus game notes), NHL, NBCSW, Peerless and NoVa Caps and be sure to visit with our SB Nation buddies at Five for Howling.
  • Tom Wilson remains on the trip but is considered day-to-day with upper body injury after the hit from the Knights’ Ryan Reaves. [Vogs, RMNB]
  • The NHL will not seek supplemental discipline for Reaves. [NBCSW, PHT]
  • Wilson and Reaves have a history - and now Wilson is hurt. [CBS]
  • The players themselves say that they have a lot of vague and/or conflicting standards of what does or does not count as a legal hit. [NBCSW]
  • When it rains, it pours, and the Caps have been giving up goals in bunches. [NoVa Caps]
  • Nic Dowd has been getting more opportunities that Travis Boyd and this is the correct call. [RMNB]
  • Jakub Vrana is coming into his own. [NoVa Caps]
  • Finally, happy 57th birthday to Chris Valentine, and happy 32nd to Matt Niskanen.