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Saturday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Islanders Game Day

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NHL: New York Islanders at Washington Capitals Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Previews of tonight’s regular-season finale against the Islanders from Vogs, NBCSW, Peerless, Stars and Sticks, Newsday, and be sure to check out our SB Nation pals over at Lighthouse Hockey for the other side of tonight’s matchup.
  • The Caps have sent for Nathan Walker from Hershey, a sign that some regulars may be resting tonight. [Caps]
  • As the last day of the regular season awaits, the Caps could still face one of three teams. [WaPo, NBCSW]
  • With their fourth-consecutive Metro title, the Caps checked off the box next to one of their goals for the season. [The Fan DC]
  • The Caps replenished the prospect pool yesterday, signing Notre Dame defenseman Bobby Nardella to a two-year entry-level deal. [Caps, WaPo, NBCSW]
  • A few leftovers from that Metro-clinching win over Montreal. [Caps, StarsandSticks, RMNB]
  • Thursday’s game gave us a glimpse at what potential blueline plans for replacing Michal Kempny could look like. [NBCSW]
  • Hear from the coach after yesterday’s post-clinch practice. [Caps video (Reirden)]
  • Alex Ovechkin’s resume is peppered with historic accomplishments and milestones - but like a handful of players, at least one will have to wait until next season. [THN]
  • Finally, happy 40th birthday to Matthew Yeats, happy 60th to Bob Crawford, happy 48th to Trevor Halverson, and happy 49th to the great Olie Kolzig.