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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Prospects Showcase continues today, spotlight on Oshie, Gretzky approves and more.

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

Your savory breakfast of champions links:

  • T.J. Oshie makes a cameo appearance in this article about New Jersey’s Joey Anderson: “T.J. Oshie was a guy in the group this summer and he just came off (the Washington Capitals’ Stanley) Cup win. It was a month and he was right back in the weight room, getting better. He was probably one of the most dedicated guys I saw.” [NJ.com]
  • Related - Oshie’s gotta stay healthy this year. [NoVa Caps]
  • Also related - his 2018-19 season in preview. [Peerless]
  • Oh hai there Nicky Assiststrom.
  • The Caps’ new free-agent signing Sergei Shumakov might play... well, just about anywhere in the lineup. [THW]
  • Real recognize real - Wayne Gretzky is there for Alex Ovechkin’s Stanley Cup victory and celly. [NBCSW]
  • Sad news as we learn that former Cap Ken Houston lost his battle with cancer in March of this year, but his hometown of Dresden Ontario wants to name its hockey rink after him. [Blackburn News]
  • Crystal ballin’ the Metro Division for 2018-19. [The Grueling Truth]
  • Finally, happy 36th birthday to Staffan Kronwall.