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Monday Caps Clips: New Year’s Eve Eve

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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Prospect updates, on the weapon that is Alex Ovechkin and more.

NHL: DEC 28 Capitals at Hurricanes Photo by Jaylynn Nash/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • A few leftovers from Saturday’s loss in Raleigh. [Vogs, RMNB, StarsandSticks]
  • Updates from the final full week of the year for the Caps and their Metro Division buddies. [Peerless, Pensburgh, All About the Jersey]
  • The Caps haven’t been at their sharpest of late, and it’s starting to show in the win-loss column - and one big reason for that is the sputtering power play. [NoVa Caps]
  • They did get one rare goal on Saturday night, courtesy of - who else? - Alex Ovechkin... just a reminder that he remains as deadly as ever. [WaPo]
  • Are there other potential areas of concern after a month that was high in wins but perhaps a bit disappointing? [RMNB]
  • Hershey, World Juniors and more in this week’s look at the Caps’ prospects. [NoVa Caps]
  • Which bench bosses check in as the top five of the decade? [THW]
  • Finally, happy 54th birthday to Jim Thomson.