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Wednesday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Wilson responds to critics, corn mazes abound, crafting Cup cocktails and more.

2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Five Photo by Harry How/Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Tom Wilson talks about critics of his big contract, and getting a new voice behind the bench. [The Score, Sportsnet]
  • Looking back at all of the Caps’ captains through the years. [FiCP]
  • Devante Smith-Pelly stands by his decision to not go to the White House if the team is invited to visit this year. [The Score]
  • The Caps have had plenty of parties with the Cup this summer, but they’ve also used it to support youth hockey. [DC Puck Drop]
  • It also made an appearance at a wedding, as former assistant coach Lane Lambert got to celebrate his day with the Cup on the same day as his nuptials. [WaPo]
  • And then it was on to VP of Communications Sergey Kocharov, who shared the Cup with kids and his grandmas, which... n’aww. [NoVa Caps]
  • An in-depth and very important conversation about what cocktails one might drink out of the Stanley Cup. [Alchemy and a Twist]
  • One last look at some “one and done” Caps. [Peerless]
  • After being rumored as a destination for him, the Caps have reportedly signed Sergei Shumakov... or have they? [RMNB]
  • Defensive prospects and best pals Connor Hobbs and Colby Williams talk about starting their hockey careers together. [NoVa Caps]
  • ‘Tis the summer/fall of Caps-themed corn mazes in the DMV, and we are here for it. [NHL]