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Daily Washington Capitals News and Notes: Christian Djoos hits the waiver wire, final season previews, some Ovechkin reminiscing and more.

NHL: APR 15 Stanley Cup Playoffs First Round - Capitals at Hurricanes Photo by Greg Thompson/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • The Capitals waived three more players on Monday: forwards Michael Sgarbossa and Liam O’Brien, both of whom spent all of last year in the AHL, and defenseman Christian Djoos. [WaPo, NoVa Caps, NBCSW, ]
  • A stellar comprehensive Capitals season preview from ESPN’s Emily Kaplan? Sign me up! [ESPN]
  • What might this season look like for Caps’ newcomer Garnet Hathaway? [Stars and Sticks]
  • Caps’ 2019 first-round pick Connor McMichael was named OHL Player of the Week after tallying seven points (5G, 2A) in two games. [OHL]
  • The Eastern Conference might look a bit different from last season, but it’s still going to be a hard fight. What teams pose the biggest threats for the Capitals? [Stars and Sticks]
  • ESPN has the Capitals’ goalie tandem of Braden Holtby and Netminder TBD ranked 17th out of all 31 teams. Thoughts? [ESPN]
  • I know the season hasn’t started yet, but check out some (very) early NHL Power Rankings for who has the best chance of winning the Stanley Cup next June. [Scout]
  • Finally, would you like to listen to Alex Ovechkin reminisce about announcing Nicklas Backstrom’s name at the 2006 NHL Draft? Trick question, the answer is always yes. [NBCSW]