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Saturday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The party (and the Cup) moves to Moscow, seasons in review, prospect updates and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Reflections on the 2017-18 season for Brett Connolly... [Rink, RMNB]
  • ...and Madison Bowey. [Peerless]
  • The seemingly never-ending love affair between Alex Ovechkin and the Stanley Cup has a new backdrop as the captain’s weekend with the chalice gets underway in Moscow. [NHL,
  • A stop at the World Cup, visits with friends and family, this weekend should be a party - but can it top some of the Great 8’s previous Cup celebrations? [NBCSW]
  • Update your Cup trackers, kids - Nicklas Backstrom pulls the baller move of bringing the Cup to the arena bearing his name on August 12... [RMNB, NoVa Caps]
  • ...and the following day Stanley heads to Philipp Grubauer’s hometown of Rosenheim, Germany. [RMNB]
  • Ovechkin waited a long time for the Cup, but he knows so many others - including former longtime Cap and teammate Olie Kolzig - have waited even longer. [NBCSW]
  • Looking ahead to the biggest questions facing the League this offseason. [ESPN]
  • Tag along with Todd Reirden for a behind-the-scenes look at the day he was introduced as the Caps’ new head coach. [Caps video]
  • Bidding farewell to Chris Bourque, a modern day... legend. K. Sure. [Caps Outsider]
  • Taking a closer look at prospect Beck Malenstyn. [NoVa Caps]
  • Untangling the mystery that currently surrounds 2016 draftee and Caps’ prospect Damien Riat. [NoVa Caps]
  • Examining three keys to the Caps’ offseason. [StarsandSticks]