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Friday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Lightning Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Caps host the Bolts on Black Friday, Samsonov continues to adjust to life in DC, expressing thanks for good sports things and more.

Tampa Bay Lightning v Washington Capitals Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Previews of this evening’s game against the Lightning from Vogs, Field Level Media, NoVa Caps, and be sure to check out our SB Nation pals over at Raw Charge for the other side of tonight’s matchup.
  • Rookie netminder Ilya Samsonov has been pretty good on the ice, but he’s still working on adjusting to life in North America. [WaPo]
  • ‘Tis the time to give thanks, and each of the NHL’s 31 teams has plenty for which to be thankful. [Fansided]
  • And as DC sports fans, we’ve got even more. [NBCSW (and again)]
  • Chatting with Caps’ red-hot prospect Connor McMichael. [CHL]
  • What the NHL got right and wrong about Garnet Hathaway’s suspension in this week’s mailbag. [NBCSW]
  • A few leftovers from Wednesday night’s win over the Panthers. [Caps, NBCSW (and again), RMNB, StarsandSticks, Litter Box Cats]
  • Grading each of the new additions to the Caps’ lineup. [NBCSW]
  • Perhaps Nick Jensen hasn’t been that bad... right? [RMNB]
  • Finally, happy 70th birthday to Yvon Labre.