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Wednesday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes.

2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Five Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Check out the first of our four-part draft preview posts, starting with five potential high-end players the Caps should target with their 25th overall pick. [Rink]
  • Breaking down the Gudas-Niskanen swap and the Hagelin extension in the latest episode of Japers’ Rink Radio. [Rink]
  • It was new Cap Radko Gudas’s turn with the media yesterday, as he chatted about the surprising trade that brought him to DC. [Rink, NHL, WaPo, NBCSW, WashTimes]
  • The Caps could try to move up in the first round of this year’s draft. They could also move down. Here’s why either one could be a possibility. [NBCSW]
  • Draft day regrets for the Caps, 2010-2013 edition... y’know, only if you think trading a pick for Joe Corvo was a worse move than using it to draft Nikita Kucherov. [NoVa Caps]
  • Should the Caps try to bring back Devante Smith-Pelly? [NBCSW]
  • Grading the 2018-19 campaign for Andre Burakovsky. [StarsandSticks]
  • The Canucks have money to spend and the Caps... well, do not. Could Vancouver hone in on the cap-strapped Caps to pick up some assets? [DailyHive]
  • Finally, happy 72nd birthday to Walt McKechnie.