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Sunday Caps Clips: Capitals @ Flyers Game Day

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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps head to Philly for a big throwdown with the Flyers, Kuznetsov is day-to-day and more.

NHL: Washington Capitals at Philadelphia Flyers Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Previews of tonight’s Caps-Flyers showdown in Philly from Peerless and NoVa Caps, and be sure to check out our SB Nation pals over at Broad Street Hockey for the other side of tonight’s matchup.
  • The bad news: the Caps will be without Evgeny Kuznetsov against the Flyers. Good news? His injury is hopefully not as bad as it seemed, and he’s currently day-to-day. [WaPo, The Score, AP, NBCSW]
  • If the Caps are going to succeed, they’ll need production from guys not named Alex Ovechkin... and lately they’ve been getting production from guys not named Alex Ovechkin. [WaPo]
  • Analyzing the production of a guy named Alex Ovechkin (in German, no less). [NHL DE]
  • A few leftovers from Friday’s win over the Islanders. [Caps (and again, FiCP]
  • Braden Holtby played well in the return from his reset; Philipp Grubauer has been playing well for quite awhile. Your move, Barry Trotz. [NBCSW]
  • Finally, happy 34th birthday to Jonas Johansson, happy 44th to Brantt Myhres, and happy 40th to Jan Bulis.