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Friday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Canadiens Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps look to extend their point streak as they host the Habs, John Carlson’s stalking history, the players are weighing in on music choices and more.

NHL: APR 04 Canadiens at Capitals Photo by Randy Litzinger/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Previews of tonight’s hustle with the Habs from Vogs, Field Level Media, Peerless, NoVa Caps, and Montreal Gazette, and be sure to check out our SB Nation pals over at Eyes on the Prize for the other side of tonight’s matchup.
  • A few leftovers from Wednesday’s shootout win in the city of brotherly love. [Caps, RMNB, StarsandSticks, BSH]
  • Former college teammates Nic Dowd and Nick Jensen never imagined that someday they’d be on the same NHL team - but here we are. [Caps]
  • The Caps hosted an afternoon skate for TAPS families yesterday, with TJ Oshie, Garnet Hathaway and Nick Jensen joining the families on the ice. [Caps OT, NHL, NBCSW]
  • News and notes from Medstar yesterday. [Caps video (Rinkside Update/Stephenson)]
  • John Carlson could be the first defenseman since 1991-92 - and just the fifth blueliner ever - to crack 100+ points... but first he’s got his sights set on franchise history. [TVA]
  • Which current players are shoo-ins for the Hockey Hall of Fame in the coming years? [ESPN]
  • The Caps are now choosing their own goal songs (or having one selected for them) and it’s the best thing ever. [WaPo]
  • With a trio of teams on point streaks, the top teams in the Metro are starting to separate from the pack. [Canes Country]
  • Investigating which teams are handling their goalie tandems the “right” way in terms of workload. [ESPN]
  • The expansion draft is drawing ever closer - so what’s the Caps’ plan for Seattle? [NBCSW]
  • After an extremely rough start, the Caps’ franchise took flight and is now the winningest regular-season team since 1982-83. [Caps]
  • Hometown boy Joe Snively talks about signing with his favorite team and his recent scoring slump. [NoVa Caps]