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Thursday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps release the roster for their rookie showcase, the Cup goes to Oxford, the last Cup stand and more.

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

Your savory breakfast of champions links:

  • Five more of the Top 10 things we want for the next season. [Rink]
  • John Walton and Mitch Korn split their Day with the Cup by taking it back to their roots at Miami of Ohio. The Redhawks made them most welcome. [NoVa Caps,]
  • Crystal ballin’ the season ahead for Lars Eller. [Peerless]
  • More and more Caps - and plenty of Hershey Bears - were on ice today at MedStar. [FiCP (and again), NoVa Caps (and again)]
  • Caps captain Alex Ovechkin is back on ice and setting the tone. [FiCP]
  • The youngsters will be packing for Florida shortly. The Caps announced their roster and schedule for this weekend’s Prospects Showcase, where they will face the Cats’ and Preds’ kiddies. [@Capitals, RMNB]
  • Five players to watch in the tournament. [NBCSW]
  • Nathan Walker has had a great year - but wants to make the next one even better. [NBCSW]
  • Bye bye Beags.
  • Finally, bottoms up! Here’s a toast to the Caps’ greatest Cup stands, now consigned to history as the Hockey Hall of Fame has kindly “requested” that the team cease and desist. [NBCSW (video)]
  • One more: Thank you Coach Korn, for everything. Enjoy your time on Long Island - Caps fans are grateful your path matched ours these past few years.