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Sunday Caps Clips: One Journey Ends, Another Begins

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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Cup is getting ready to hit the road, taking a look at the Caps’ netminding situation, and more.

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

Your savory breakfast links:

  • The well-traveled Stanley Cup is about to embark on another world tour. [USA Today]
  • One of those stops is Prince George, BC, where local boy Brett Connolly will share the Cup with his hometown. [Kelowna Now]
  • Despite his heroics in the ECF, Andre Burakovsky had an up-and-down, injury-filled year. Can he bounce back next season? [RMNB]
  • From young, fiery goaltending prospect to DC legend: tracking Braden Holtby’s path to the Cup. [THW]
  • Philipp Grubauer is on the trade block, and should draw plenty of interest leading up to the draft. [NoVa Caps]
  • So with Grubauer likely headed out of town, who draws backup duty next season? [NBCSW]
  • All you need to know ahead of next weekend’s draft. [NoVa Caps]
  • Profiling a potential draft target for the Caps in German winger Dominik Bokk. [NoVa Caps]
  • Believe it or not, we’re already talking preseason, and the Caps’ schedule is starting to take shape. [WTOP, RMNB]
  • There are plenty of key dates coming up between now and the preseason, as well. [FiCP]
  • Years of suffering have made this Cup win extra sweet for Caps fans. [Herald-Mail]
  • Providing a counterpoint to a recent column suggesting the Caps don’t do enough to help the diverse DC community. [Caps Outsider]
  • Give Brooks Orpik a hand for having a strong playoff run without the use of his. [Stars and Sticks]
  • Thanks to the men and women who helped keep the Caps and parade-goers safe on Tuesday. [FiCP]
  • And finally, this is very important... bye bye, beard.