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Saturday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Hurricanes Game Day

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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: The home stretch of preseason games concludes tonight against the ‘Canes, McMichael has high hopes for his season and more.

Carolina Hurricanes v Washington Capitals - Game Seven Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Previews of tonight’s home preseason finale against the ‘Canes from Vogs and the News & Observer, and be sure to check out our SB Nation partners over at Canes Country for the other side of tonight’s matchup.
  • News and notes after another day of camp at MCI. [Caps video (Reirden, Caps365), NoVa Caps]
  • The Caps have another new addition to the Player Development Department, with former NHLer Jim Slater joining the organization to oversee the forwards. [Caps]
  • Previews of the uber-competitive Metropolitan Division. [LWoH, Canes Country]
  • Taking a look at the season ahead for Nick Jensen. [Peerless]
  • When it comes to deciding the team’s backup, forget the potential salary cap and expansion implications - all that matters is on-ice performance. [NBCSW]
  • Breaking down the top 3 cuts made by the Caps as they took the first stab at narrowing down the roster. [StarsandSticks]
  • Connor McMichael is back with the London Knights and has his eye on the OHL’s scoring title. [National Post]
  • Meanwhile defensive prospect Alex Alexeyev made it through that first round of cuts and is focused on one goal: making the opening-night roster. [NBCSW]
  • Already the greatest goal scorer of the 21st century, Alex Ovechkin will become the greatest goal scorer period by the time his career is over. [Puck Prose]
  • Nick Jensen and Garnet Hathaway were on hand to mingle with Caps fans at last night’s Monumental “Brews & Bites” event at Medstar. [NoVa Caps]
  • Three keys to bringing another Cup to DC. [StarsandSticks]
  • Finally, happy 50th birthday to Curtis Leschyshyn and happy 29th to Nick Jensen.