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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: What’s next for the Caps, defending the Cup, a look at the Metro and more.

2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Five Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Okay, Caps, so you’ve won the Cup... now what? [NoVa Caps, FiCP]
  • Well, mounting a defense and going for the ol’ back-to-back would be a nice idea. [DC Puck Drop]
  • With almost all of last year’s forwards returning, what will this year’s offense look like? [NBCSW]
  • Taking a look at what the Metro Division has in store in 2018-19. [NoVa Caps]
  • Chatting with Dan Steinberg about his awesome new newsletter, Alex Ovechkin, and the state of journalism. [RMNB]
  • Pheonix Copley appears to be in line for the backup goaltender job this season, and he’s inheriting a high-pressure job from departing Philipp Grubauer. [THW]
  • The Cup has spent far too much time in PA over the years... but it is nice to have it go there as part of a Caps’ championship, as it did with equipment assistant Ray Straccia. [WFMZ, NoVa Caps, RMNB]
  • More on T.J. Oshie’s “dream come true” at a recent Seahawks game. [WaPo]
  • Director of player development Steve Richmond gets the Cup after the holiday weekend, bringing it to the Chicago suburbs next Tuesday. [Daily Herald]