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Tuesday Caps Clips: A Parade, Planned

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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Break out all your Capitals finery and strut your stuff at the Caps’ victory parade and rally. 43 years in the making!

2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Five Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Your savory championship breakfast links:

  • The incredible crossover podcast is here! JP teamed up with RMNB’s Peter Hassett to break down the Caps’ Cup run. [Part 1 (Rink), Part 2 (RMNB)]
  • Keys to the Cup - It all started in Columbus. [Rink]
  • Also, they had to improve in these four ways. [WaPo]
  • Nine playoff moments that, er, mattered. [RMNB]
  • The significance of a Stanley Cup champion named Devante. [The Undefeated]
  • If you can get through on the website, a Caps’ commemorative Metro SmarTrip card can be yours. [WaPo]
  • Congrats DC! The Capitals are Stanley Cup Champions, with a parade and everything, and look how far we’ve come. [Rink, Post (Svrluga), AP]
  • I’m not crying, you’re crying. [Rink]
  • Take a twirl on the Stanley Cup postgame ice with Alex Ovechkin as he greets his family as a man in full and champion at last. (The baby is due in August, btw) [WaPo]
  • What to expect when you’re expecting a victory parade... [WaPo, DC.gov, RMNB (and again), NBCSW]
  • ... food and drink specials all over the city... [Washingtonian]
  • ... and don’t forget your prop bets. [Rink]
  • Irene Pollin, Abe Pollin’s widow is 94 and very happy to see the Capitals bring home a championship. [WaPo]
  • Y’know who else is happy for the team’s success? Yvon Labre, that’s who. [The Sudburian]
  • And another - the first coach of the Baltimore Skipjacks, Gene Ubriaco, is also delighted. [WNST]
  • So Alex Ovechkin and Braden Holtby headed to the Big Apple to visit with Jimmy Fallon. [WaPo, RMNB, NBCSW, Sportsnet]
  • Decisions, decisions. After the parade is over, GM Brian MacLellan will need to shape his squad for next season. [Puck Daddy]
  • The heads! They bobble! [Rink]
  • Finally: