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Wednesday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Wrapping the season for Oshie, checking in on the Wilson contract, updating the Cup tracker and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Check out how the 2017-18 season wound up (hint: pretty darn good) for one T.J. Oshie. [Rink, RMNB]
  • Nothing’s done and apparently nothing’s close, but a deal will get done with Tom Wilson. When and for how much, well... who knows? [WaPo, NHL]
  • Wilson isn’t the only one unsigned; Madison Bowey also remains without a deal for the 2018-19 season. [StarsandSticks]
  • Time to update your Cup trackers! More on Matt Niskanen’s time with the Cup this Sunday... [Duluth News-Tribune, WDIO, Fox21]
  • ... while new bench boss Todd Reirden has his day with the Cup on July 26... [NWI Times]
  • ...and Bowey brings it to Winnipeg on July 28. [Global News]
  • First-year goalie coach Scott Murray is savoring the event-filled journey he took this year - one that culminated in a Stanley Cup. [Sudbury Star]
  • We know that the Caps have likely experienced many hangovers so far this summer - but is a Stanley Cup hangover in the offing? [NBCSW]
  • On this day in Caps history... [Peerless]
  • Determining which of the 31 teams have improved this summer, which have held steady, and which have downgraded. LOL. [ESPN]
  • Scoping out where the other Metropolitan Division stand so far this offseason. [NoVa Caps]
  • Find out what makes Caps’ owner Ted Leonsis tick and how he amassed his fortune. [USA Today]
  • A youth hockey tournament named after Alex Ovechkin kicks off tomorrow, with the man himself set to hand out the trophy at the end. [RT]
  • Everyone ready for the ESPYs?? Woo! ...woo? [OC Register, Bleacher Report, Daily Mail]