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Sunday Caps Clips: Brooks Scorpik

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Exactly the way they drew it up.

Carolina Hurricanes v Washington Capitals - Game Two Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • They may be down 2-0, but the ‘Canes are not discouraged as they head home to Raleigh. [NHL]
  • Nevertheless, they are down 2-0. And the Caps are up 2-0. And while it easily could be 1-1 (or even 0-2), all that matters is that the bigger number leans towards Washington. [WaPo]
  • A lot of that is thanks to the magic that is Nicklas Backstrom. [WashTimes]
  • And as Backstrom finds his scoring touch, Alex Ovechkin continues to prove that his passing ability has been seriously underrated over the years. [WashTimes]
  • The loss of Michal Kempny has been a big one for the Caps’ blueline, and they need to figure out how to replace him - quick. [NBCSW]
  • Making our case for why Canucks fans (and anyone else without a team in the show!) should hop on board the champs’ bandwagon. [Nucks Misconduct]
  • Two areas that will make or break the Caps’ chances at a repeat. [THW]
  • So Capital One Arena might have a slight rodent... problem. Ewwww.
  • Some photos from Game 1. [FiCP]
  • Fun day in DC sports, fam. [NBCSW]