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Monday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes.

NHL: APR 04 Canadiens at Capitals Photo by Randy Litzinger/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Rumors of Alex Ovechkin’s demise continue to be greatly exaggerated, as evidenced by another 50+ goal season at the age of 33. [Sporting News]
  • Evgeny Kuznetsov was a driving force behind the 2018 Cup, but last season was something of a letdown; the Caps will need more consistency from him this year. [NoVa Caps]
  • The contracts handed out by the Caps this summer were made with an eye to the future. [FiCP]
  • Alas a couple of contracts still remain unsigned, including RFA Christian Djoos, whose arbitration hearing will take place today. [NHL]
  • The window is still open for defensive prospect Connor Hobbs, entering the final year of his entry-level deal, to make it with the big squad. [NoVa Caps]
  • Remembering the horrible inaugural season against which all other bad seasons in pro sports will likely forever be measured. [THW]
  • DC athletes excel at giving back to their communities, here and abroad. [WashTimes]
  • Finally, happy 51st birthday to Brad Schlegel.