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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Once more into the Bay.

NHL: Washington Capitals at Tampa Bay Lightning Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Previews of tonight’s final regular-season battle with the Bolts from Vogs, Peerless, NoVa Caps, Lightning, and AP, and be sure to check out our SB Nation pals over at Raw Charge for the other side of tonight’s matchup.
  • The Bolts have been a runaway train this season - but how do you know when you’re Cup-bound? Well, they could ask tonight’s opponent. [TBTimes]
  • Another playoff run awaits for the Caps thanks to depth scoring, a consistent roster, strong play down the stretch, and of course another stellar season for #8. [NHL]
  • News and notes from yesterday’s practice. [Caps365]
  • A few leftovers from Thursday’s playoff-clinching win in Raleigh. [Caps, RMNB, StarsandSticks, Canes Country (and again)]
  • Get a glimpse of the ever-changing playoff picture in the East. [NHL, NBCSW, FiCP]
  • Could another postseason outing against the Montreal Canadiens be in the cards for the Caps? [NBCSW]
  • With the 2019 playoff run just around the corner, it’s time to turn the page from the 2018 run. [NBCSW]
  • Braden Holtby, for one, appears to already be ready. [NBCSW]
  • Alex Ovechkin is finally getting the universal respect he deserves... and all he had to do was win a Cup and make all kinds of NHL history. [WaPo]
  • Finally, happy 66th birthday to Dennis Ververgaert and happy 48th to Jamie Heward, and raise a glass in memory of Doug Wickenheiser, who would’ve been 58 today.