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Saturday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: A look back at Matt Niskanen’s season, Reirden may have a new addition to his staff and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Reviewing the 2017-18 body of work for Caps’ steady blueliner Matt Niskanen. [Rink, RMNB, StarsandSticks]
  • And a look at now-former (aww...) Cap Philipp Grubauer’s campaign. [Peerless]
  • The Caps have avoided arbitration with Liam O’Brien, inking the scrappy forward to a one-year, two-way deal. [Caps OT, Sportsnet, Caps Outsider]
  • Reflections on the two-month ride that culminated in Lord Stanley’s arrival in DC. [Washington Life]
  • Todd Reirden has reportedly hired a new assistant coach, bringing in former Hershey assistant Reid Cashman to the Caps’ new-look bench. [Yardbarker, RMNB]
  • Looking ahead to what the next three years might hold for the Caps’ blueline. [NoVa Caps]
  • The top remaining priority on the Caps’ to-do list has to be a new deal for Tom Wilson. [FiCP]
  • Brett Connolly’s hometown of Prince George, BC, is eagerly awaiting their day with the Cup next month. [PG Citizen, My PG Now]
  • The Knights just locked up Marc-Andre Fleury for another three years; how might MAF’s new deal impact the Caps’ negotiations with Holtby in 2020? [NoVa Caps]
  • And finally... this: