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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The Capitals take on the Penguins to kick off a four-game road trip

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Preview of tonight’s battle against the Penguins from Vogs, NBCSW, NoVa Caps and Peerless, and be sure to check out our SB Nation pals over at Pensburgh for the other side of the matchup.
  • Check out our Snapshots for the week ahead as the Caps embark on a four-game road swing. [JR]
  • Caps prospect Alex Alexeyev is week-to-week after a scary collision in a game on Friday. [NBCSW]
  • TJ Oshie broke a long-held superstition. He still won the Cup. [RMNB]
  • Sidney Crosby says it will be “really weird” to face off against Carl Hagelin as rivals. Too bad, you can’t have him back. [RMNB]
  • Since dealing for Hagelin, the Capitals penalty kill has seen notable improvements. [WashTimes, WaPo]
  • CUTENESS ALERT: Meet Braden, the sweet baby angel born exactly nine months to the day after the Caps won the Stanley Cup. [RMNB]
  • And finally, happy 42nd birthday to Brent Johnson.