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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps wrap up their road trip with a blanking of the Jackets, first goals abound, Wilson sits again and more.

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  • Recaps and other assorted musings on last night’s win from us, Vogs, Caps video (Reirden, locker room, recap), NHL, AP, WaPo, NBCSW, Frankovic, NoVa Caps (and again), RMNB, Columbus Dispatch, and The Cannon.
  • Many congrats to Travis Boyd, who scored his first NHL goal last night against the Jackets... [Caps video, NoVa Caps, Caps Outsider]
  • ...and to Dmitrij Jaskin, who finally got the monkey off his back with his first as a Cap. [Caps video, RMNB]
  • It was seemingly a night of firsts all around, as Maxi Kammerer and Garrett Pilon scored their first AHL goals in Hershey’s 6-3 win over the Wolf Pack. [Caps Outsider, NoVa Caps]
  • Meanwhile in SC, Stingray fans continued the organizational excellence in casting cuddly critters by tossing over 8,500 teddy bears onto the ice last night. [Caps Outsider]
  • Alex Ovechkin is back atop the goal-scoring lead where he belongs after picking up his 22nd last night. [NBCSW]
  • Facing Columbus last night brought to mind memories of an OT goal that likely saved the 2017-18 season. [NBCSW]
  • News and notes from yesterday’s pregame skate, including the news that Tom Wilson would once again be out with a concussion. [Dump ‘n Chase, Caps video (Reirden, Rinkside Update/Boyd), WaPo, NBCSW, NoVa Caps]
  • The addition of a team in Seattle means the return of the expansion draft - so what might the summer of 2021 look like for the Caps? [RMNB]
  • On Friday evening, the Hershey Derry Township Historical Society held its annual Preservation Gala, featuring plenty of Bears alumni and memorabilia. [Caps Outsider]