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Saturday Caps Clips: Bad Hab-its; Caps @ Bruins Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps stumble against the Habs before hitting the road to take on the Bruins, injuries are causing some interesting roster shuffling and more.

NHL: JAN 10 Capitals at Bruins Photo by Fred Kfoury III/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Where did video reviews, a couple of shootouts, and Evgeny Kuznetsov’s goal-scoring boost fall on the hits and misses scale? Read on to find out! [Rink]
  • Chatting about the Caps on the road, the Metro Division outlook, a little bit on Cherry and more in the latest Japers’ Rink Radio. [Rink]
  • Recaps and other assorted musings on last night’s loss from us, Vogs, Caps video (Reirden, locker room, recap), Habs, NHL, AP, Reuters, WaPo, NBCSW, Montreal Gazette (and again), NoVa Caps, RMNB, All Habs, and EOTP.
  • The Habs may pretend that Alex Ovechkin’s open-ice hit on Jonathan Drouin was the impetus for their win, but it was really just a hit - and a good, clean one at that. [NBCSW, Yahoo Canada]
  • Previews of tonight’s visit to Beantown from Vogs, NBCSW and Peerless, and be sure to check out our SB Nation pals over at Stanley Cup of Chowder for the other side of tonight’s matchup.
  • Injuries to Nic Dowd and Carl Hagelin and the recall of Tyler Lewington meant some interesting lineup choices for last night’s game. [Caps, WaPo]
  • Since returning from his lengthy suspension at the start of last season, Tom Wilson has remade himself into a top-six forward - and a sparkly clean player. [NoVa Caps, StarsandSticks]
  • Prospect Connor McMichael is having one heck of a start to his season. [NBCSW]
  • Assessing the team at roughly a quarter of the way through the season. [RMNB (and again)]
  • From questions to whether they’d even stay in DC to the winningest team over the last 37 years - it’s been quite a ride. [WaPo]
  • The Caps have been a bit too penalty prone to start the season. [NoVa Caps]
  • Finally, happy 71st birthday to Dave Forbes, and happy 42nd to Josh Green.