clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

Thursday Caps Clips

New, comments

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes.

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

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Who stays? Who goes? Whose status is up in the air? We take a crack at a complicated summer ahead. [Rink]
  • The season in review for Nic Dowd. [Peerless]
  • Five Caps will represent their countries at the 2019 IIHF World Championship in Slovakia. [Caps]
  • Gary Bettman: Banning hits to the head would mean the end of hitting in the NHL. Pretty much everyone else: Uh... no. [AP]
  • The curious case of Andre Burakovsky. [StarsandSticks]
  • Tough decisions await Brian MacLellan when it comes to two long-time members of the Caps’ core, Nicklas Backstrom and Braden Holtby. [NBCSW]
  • Reflecting on what happened in the first round and what happens next for the Caps in this week’s mailbag. [NBCSW]
  • In a fun bit of synergy, the Hershey Bears are getting ready for their second-round battle against Carolina’s AHL squad. [NoVa Caps]
  • TJ Oshie was honored yesterday by the Alzheimer’s Drug Discovery Foundation for his work raising awareness about the disease:
  • Finally, happy 27th birthday to Brett Connolly, and happy birthday to Jason Chimera, who celebrates the big 4-0 today.