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Sunday Caps Clips: Capitals @ Blackhawks Game Day

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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps visit Chi-town for a matinee, Reirden shuffles the lineup, and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Previews of this afternoon’s matinee with the ‘Hawks from Vogs, NHL, STATS/TSX, the Blackhawks, and be sure to check out our SB Nation pals over at Second City Hockey for the other side of today’s matchup.
  • News and notes from yesterday’s practice, which featured some lineup shuffling - including moving Evgeny Kuznetsov to the third line. [Caps video (Reirden, Kuznetsov), NHL, WaPo, NBCSW (and again)]
  • Here’s why that move may end up being beneficial for both Kuznetsov and his new linemate, the struggling Andre Burakovsky. [RMNB]
  • The Caps may be struggling at the moment, but they’re not panicking. [NHL.cz]
  • A few leftovers from Friday’s loss to the Islanders. [Dump ‘n Chase, RMNB, FiCP]
  • The former bench boss showed some gratitude to a supportive Caps fan last night. [NoVa Caps]
  • Apparently the Caps and Bears are not really in sync, because Hershey is on a roll with their fourth-straight victory last night. [NoVa Caps]
  • Could a trade be brewing between the Caps and the Stars? [NoVa Caps]