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Saturday Caps Clips: Carolina Comedown

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Caps lose in Carolina, a DSP mystery and more.

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Your savory breakfast of champions links:

  • Recaps and other assorted musings on last night’s loss from Vogs, Monumental video (locker room, Reirden), NoVa Caps, and Canes Country.
  • Three players who impressed. [NBCSW]
  • Prospect report card. [NoVa Caps]
  • Devante Smith-Pelly has not dressed for a single game this preseason. Coach Reirden sez, somewhat cryptically, that DSP is “not at the same level as he was last year.” [WaPo, NBCSW]
  • Temper temper, Braden Holtby. [RMNB]
  • The Caps’ capologist Don Fishman had his day with the Stanley Cup and spent it taking the Cup all around DC. [WaPo, NoVa Caps]
  • How waivers figures into roster decisions. [WaPo]
  • Happy 59th birthday to Harvie Pocza.
  • Finally, enjoy this Nicklas Backstrom goal from last night.