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Daily Washington Capitals news and notes

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Your savory breakfast links:

  • Continuing our look at turnover on Stanley Cup-winning teams with those fiendish fowl, the Penguins. [Rink]
  • Alex Ovechkin was in Chicago yesterday as part of the League’s annual media kickoff and spoke about his svelte form, the chase for Gretzky and his future in DC. [NHL, AP]
  • He also had some words of support for friend and teammate Evgeny Kuznetsov after a tough summer. [NHL, USA Today]
  • Predictions for Kuznetsov in 2019-20: can he bounce back? [StarsandSticks]
  • A look at what the season ahead may hold for new Caps’ forward Garnet Hathaway. [Peerless]
  • As part of their So Kids Can initiative, Braden Holtby, Tom Wilson and Nicklas Backstrom surprised a DC school with a much-needed gym renovation. [WJLA]
  • Bears’ coach Spencer Carbery talks about the development of some future Caps. [Caps video]
  • Get to know the other half of the group of prospects spending the weekend at the Prospect Showcase in Nashville. [Caps]
  • Those prospects will kick off their tournament action today against the Hurricanes. [StarsandSticks]
  • Here are six prospects to keep an eye on at this weekend’s tournament... [NBCSW]
  • ...and three things that might be fun to see from Nashville. [StarsandSticks]
  • Finally, happy 41st birthday to Matt Cooke and happy 34th to Eric Fehr.