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Monday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Cup spends the weekend in Sweden, Orlov dishes the dirt, which Brooks is best and more.

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2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Five Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images

Your savory breakfast of champions links:

  • His banner hangs in the Valbo rafters evermore. []
  • And his sponsor is pretty happy. [Warrior Hockey]
  • Two days in the life of a Stanley Cup champion. Bäckis and Christian Djoos posed for hundreds of pictures. [Gavle, Valbo]
  • “Why are you crying, Daddy?” Backstrom talks about all the feels. [Expressen via Nova Caps]
  • The Caps are the champs, and become the standard against which the Pacific Division teams can be measured. [The Athletic]
  • Russian media outlet Sport-Express had a nice long interview with Dmitry Orlov. It is recommended in its entirety, but I rather enjoyed when he was asked about The Save in Game Two of the Final. His answer - “At that time I was not on the ice, otherwise I would be told that I was guilty,” with a grin. [Sport-Express]
  • Andre Burakovsky likewise gave an interview to the Malmo Redhawks media team. [NoVa Caps]
  • In which our SB Nation pals from Steeltown take a look at the current playoff format and try to determine if it could use some tweaking. [PensBurgh]
  • The obvious answer is Herb Brooks, obviously. [USA Today]
  • Looking back at that time when Larry Murphy got hurt and that kid got the callup for his NHL debut with the Caps and... well, that’s all there was. Shawn Cronin went back to the Skipjacks and then on to other adventures. [Peerless]