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Friday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes.

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

Your savory breakfast links:

  • The season in review for Lars Eller. [Peerless]
  • The season may be over for Eller, but hockey isn’t, as he’s the latest Cap to head to the World Championships. [Caps]
  • Huge news in the world of women’s hockey, as 200 players joined together to boycott any professional league until a single, economically viable pro league. [ESPN, WaPo, Deadspin, AP]
  • Examining what went wrong for the Caps that led to a first-round exit. [NoVa Caps]
  • Losing Oshie in Game 4 of the first round was rough for the Caps to overcome, but the toughest injury may have been suffered before the playoffs began. [StarsandSticks]
  • With Brooks Orpik slated to be a free agent this summer, his teammates reflect back on the impact “Batya” had on the team. [NBCSW (video)]
  • A lot of changes await the Caps in the offseason, and they may all hinge on what the team decides to do with Jakub Vrana. [NBCSW]
  • What UFA defensemen might the Caps target this summer? [NoVa Caps]
  • Ranking the greatest living Washington athletes... and if you don’t know who #1 is already, well, we can’t help you. [Washingtonian]
  • Keeping a good thought for former Cap John Erskine, who was injured in a highway accident early Wednesday morning. [TSN]
  • Finally, happy 65th birthday to Robbie Moore, happy 62nd to Rod Langway, and happy 43rd to Jeff Halpern.