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Friday Caps Clips: Tom Wilson, of All People

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Hometown Tommy strikes again.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Evgeny Kuznetsov is delightful. This creative sign honoring his best celebration is delightful. His reaction to seeing the sign is delightful. [Caps]
  • Devante Smith-Pelly officially cleared waivers and was assigned to Hershey yesterday... [Caps, NBCSW, WashTimes, NoVa Caps, Starsand Sticks]
  • ...which opened the door for the big move of the day, the acquisition of Carl Hagelin from the Kings. [Rink, WaPo, Kings Insider, AP, OC Register, LA Times, ESPN, NBC Sports, Sportsnet, SI, NBCSW, WashTimes, RMNB, FiCP, NoVa Caps]
  • For his part, Hagelin seems pretty excited to be joining the team he’s terrorized for so many years. [Aftonbladet]
  • News and notes from yesterday’s morning skate. [Dump ‘n Chase, Caps video (Reirden, Rinkside Update/Carlson)]
  • Everyone’s looking for their own Tom Wilson. Too bad for them, the Caps got the last one. [Toronto Sun]
  • The Caps’ Cup win last year proved that you don’t need six John Carlsons patrolling the blueline to win it all. [Toronto Star]
  • As the NHL’s EVP for Social Impact, Growth Initiatives & Legislative Affairs, Kim Davis has the tough job of making sure the League isn’t just paying lip service to being inclusive. [FTW]
  • Phase II of the Capital One Arena renovations are set to be completed this summer, including a shiny new scoreboard and video screen. [Cap One, WaPo]
  • The Bears have finally moved into a playoff spot... and all it took was a historic 15-game point streak! [NBCSW]