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Friday Caps Clips

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes.

Washington Capitals v Pittsburgh Penguins - Game Four

Your savory breakfast links:

  • You may have heard rumors about the fact that a couple of key Caps are heading into the final years of their contract. It’s come up on occasion. [PHT]
  • So what’s next for Backstrom and Holtby - and will it come down to one over the other? [NBCSW, NoVa Caps]
  • This summer the Caps opted to let Brett Connolly walk and re-sign Carl Hagelin instead... will that prove to be the right move? [NBCSW]
  • Recent draftee Brett Leason has his eye on the NHL and is using this summer to prep for a leap to the pros. [NHL]
  • Also eyeing a roster spot? Shane Gersich, heading into his sophomore season with tons of expectations. [NoVa Caps]
  • The 2019-20 season will mark the 15th of Alex Ovechkin’s career - and yet his first game still feels like it was just yesterday, doesn’t it? [StarsandSticks]
  • Looking back on the career of Caps’ alum Brooks Laich. [NoVa Caps]
  • Finally, happy 56th birthday to Eric Calder.