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Sunday Caps Clips: Draft All Done

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Six more draftees join Alex Alexeyev in the Capitals’ prospect pool.

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Your savory breakfast of champions links:

  • Congrats to Joe Beninati, who won his 12th Capital Emmy for his work as the Caps’ play-by-play man. [NoVa Caps]
  • With picks at #46, #47, #93, #124 and #217, the Caps have completed their dance card for the 2018 NHL Entry Draft. [Dump-n-Chase, NBCSW, NHL]
  • Post-draft presser with AGM Ross Mahoney. [@Capitals]
  • Meet the newest new guys:
  • Martin Fehervary, Defenseman, Allsvenskan League (Sweden). [Rink, NoVa Caps, RMNB]
  • Kody Clark, Right Wing, Ottawa 67’s (OHL). [Rink]
  • Riley Sutter, Right Wing, Everett Silvertips (WHL). [Rink, RMNB,
  • Draft picks high on character - and hockey DNA. [WaPo]
  • Corey Pronman’s graded the Caps’ draft as a “C”, with safe choices but no true impact players. [The Athletic]
  • Bleacher Report liked it a bit better with a grade of B-. [BR]
  • Winner - Caps GM Brian MacLellan with his splashy trade. [ESPN, NoVa Caps]
  • The Caps have their offer in to Michal Kempny and are still working to sign John Carlson. Today begins the “window” of time where pending free agents can speak with other teams, so probably worry or whatever. [WaPo, NoVa Caps]
  • Meet Robert Clarke, the man who edits the videos for the Caps. [Tallahassee Democrat]
  • Finally, happy 53rd birthday to Alain Raymond.