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Saturday Caps Clips: Parade of Goals

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: An early deluge leads the Caps over the visiting Sabres, Carlson earns top honors for October, the District of Champions is a thing and more.

Buffalo Sabres v Washington Capitals Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Barry Trotz said it, the city started to believe it - you just need one team to break through and the rest will follow. [Rink]
  • Hits, misses and three stars for a road trip-ending two-overtime week. [Rink]
  • Uber-defenseman John Carlson is carrying a heavy workload at the moment; here’s a way the Caps could keep those minutes down. [Rink]
  • Recaps and other assorted musings on last night’s win from us, Vogs, Caps video (Reirden, locker room, recap), NHL, AP, WaPo, NBCSW (and again), Buffalo News, Peerless, NoVa Caps, RMNB, and Die by the Blade.
  • Congrats to John Carlson, who earned NHL’s first star of the month honors after his 23-point October. [Rink, Caps video (Carlson, highlight reel), NHL, NBCSW]
  • News and notes from yesterday’s pregame skate. [Caps video (Reirden, Rinkside Update/Eller)]
  • DISTRICT OF CHAMPIONS UPDATE: The Caps will honor the Nats for their World Series win tomorrow night during their game against the Flames. [Caps, WaPo, NBCSW]
  • Looking back at the district’s championship parade history as the Nats prepare to embark on their parade later today. [NoVa Caps]
  • Turns out former NBA commissioner David Stern was not exactly a fan of the 13-year deal Ted Leonsis and the Caps signed with Alex Ovechkin. LOL. [NBCSW]
  • Some stunning numbers from around the NHL through the first month of the season. [PHT]
  • Caps’ prospect Connor McMichael threw down six points in the London Knight’s 7-6 overtime win over Erie last night. Which is... good? Yes? [LFPress]
  • McMichael’s not the only prospect impressing early on, as both Martin Fehervary and Alex Alexeyev are thriving on the Hershey blueline. [NBCSW]