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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Ovechkin leaves a mark.

Washington Capitals v Los Angeles Kings Photo by Katharine Lotze/Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • A few leftovers from Monday night’s win in LA. [Caps, RMNB, Kings Insider, JFTC]
  • With two more power-play goals on Monday, Alex Ovechkin continues to prove that he is every bit the superstar worth the price of admission. [OC Register]
  • TJ Oshie’s feisty style makes him fun to watch, hard to play against, and unfortunately occasionally prone to injury - but he’s not planning on changing anytime soon. [WaPo]
  • Craig Laughlin and his family have announced the founding of the Laughlin Family Foundation. [NoVa Caps]
  • As much as any team can be a measuring stick for the defending Cup champs, tomorrow night’s battle with the Leafs comes pretty close. [NoVa Caps]
  • Grading Brian MacLellan’s past moves leading up to the trade deadline since taking over as GM at the start of the 2014-15 season. [NoVa Caps]
  • The consensus opinion seems to be that MacLellan’s acquisition of then-unknown blueliner Michal Kempny last year is the deadline standard to which all teams should aspire. [NBCSW]
  • Look back at some of the more lopsided deadline trades through NHL history... if you can stomach it. [ESPN]
  • Tune in tonight for a special documentary that takes you through a day with the Hershey Bears’ equipment staff. [Chocolate Hockey]
  • After a tough start in Hershey, Caps’ prospect Axel Jonsson-Fjallby returned to Sweden earlier this season - where his struggles appear to have continued. [NoVa Caps]