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Sunday Caps Clips: Capitals @ Bruins Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: It’s true! Hockey is here!

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

Your savory breakfast of champions links:

  • Oh hai there Game Day thread! The Caps drop the puck in Boston today at 1:00 pm for the first tilt of the 2018-19 preseason. [NoVa Caps, RMNB]
  • The away squad got their reps in at Day Two of training camp, where the promising youngsters are impressing. [Rink, NoVa Caps]
  • Pictures from Day One. [Caps Outsider]
  • The Captain has a message for the hockey media - y’all gotta go find some new questions to ask me. I’ve answered all the ones you used to ask. Neener neener. [NBCSW]
  • Evgeny Kuznestov , special teams coach - He can’t wait to get in there on the PK and start blocking shots... [WaPo]
  • And Evgeny Kuznetsov, assistant general manager - When he learned that Sergei Shumakov, his teammate from age 5 to 17, was looking to make a jump to North America, he got on the phone to Russia. [@ikhurshudyan]
  • What every contending team can learn from the Caps. [Puck Prose]
  • Alex Ovechkin helped cut the ribbon to dedicate the new St. James athletic multiplex. And then he hockeyed with some little munchkins.
  • Braden Holtby, Brett Connolly, Nathan Walker and Chandler Stephenson represented at the Human Rights Campaign’s gala. [RMNB]
  • Finally, happy 29th birthday to the Caps’ most important player, Braden Holtby.