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Friday Caps Clips: A Fin-tastic Start

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Making bank at the Tank.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Ice cold heading into the break, the Caps’ third line of Burakovsky, Eller and Connolly is starting to heat up. [WaPo]
  • Making the case for and against the deadline acquisition of St. Louis stud blueliner Alex Pietrangelo. [NBCSW]
  • It seems as if the Caps are having a discipline problem, and lead the League in penalty minutes - but are they taking penalties more often than last year? [NoVa Caps]
  • Rush goals are just killing the Caps. [RMNB]
  • Who are the top five Cup contenders so far? [The Comeback]
  • Checking in on the Caps’ red-hot goalie tandem in Hershey and other prospects throughout the organization. [NBCSW]
  • News and notes from yesterday’s pregame skate. [Dump ‘n Chase, Caps video (Reirden, Rinkside Update/Niskanen)]
  • Women’s hockey is on the rise, and the Caps have nothing but support for their female counterparts. [RMNB]
  • They may be well-oiled machines with temple-like bodies, but that doesn’t mean NHLers don’t have their city-specific cheat foods when on the road. [SI]
  • Hockey hugs are the best hugs... and Capitals’ hockey hugs are the best of the best. [RMNB]
  • Finally, happy 45th birthday to Martin Gendron, and *sigh* we suppose a happy 150th 47th to Jaromir Jagr.