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Sunday Caps Clips: Capitals @ Blackhawks Game Day

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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The longest road trip of the season begins in the Windy City, leftovers from Friday’s win over New York and more.

Washington Capitals v Chicago Blackhawks Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Previews of tonight’s battle with the ‘Hawks from Vogs, Peerless, NoVa Caps and NBCSW, and be sure to check out our SB Nation pals over at Second City Hockey for the other side of tonight’s matchup.
  • Aside from the usual suspects, the Caps are likely to face this summer’s third-overall pick, Kirby Dach, in his NHL debut. [FLM, SCH]
  • More of an emphasis on getting to the net and creating scoring opportunities has put T.J. Oshie in the team lead for goals with six through the first nine games. [WaPo]
  • Hear from the coach after pre-flight practice. [Caps video (Reirden, Caps365)]
  • A few leftovers from Friday’s win over the Rangers, Oshie’s memorable 300th game as a Cap and Kempny’s big return. [Caps, NBCSW (and again), RMNB, StarsandSticks]
  • Finally, happy 41st birthday to Mike Farrell.