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Friday Caps Clips: Making Some Cuts

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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: 18 players were cut from Training Camp, Capital faceoff woes and more.

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Check out Mike Vogel’s Postgame Notebook after the Caps’ 3-2 win over St. Louis on Wednesday night. [NHL]
  • The Capitals made their first round of Training Camp cuts yesterday, sending 18 players back to their respective Canadien, European, or AHL teams. These moves leave the Caps with two Training Camp squads, and check out the way the two are split... [WaPo, RMNB]
  • Connor McMichael, the Caps’ 2019 first-round pick, and Aliaksei Protas, a third-rounder, were among the players that were cut, even after spectacular showings in their first two preseason games. [NBCSW, Washington Times]
  • What might this season have in store for Nicklas Backstrom? {Stars and Sticks]
  • The Hershey Bears announced their Training Camp schedule yesterday morning; the open practices begin on Monday the 23rd. [AHL]
  • Will the Capitals’ faceoff woes follow them into this season? What can Washington’s centers do to improve? [Stars and Sticks]
  • Finally, take a peek at these Caps’ Media Day: Behind the Scenes moments! What was your favorite moment? My personal fave was Nicklas “Cowboy” Backstrom...