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Saturday Caps Clips: Capitals vs. Devils Game Day

Daily Washington Capitals news and notes: Shaking things up on the power play ahead of a visit from the Devils and more.

New Jersey Devils v Washington Capitals Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images

Your savory breakfast links:

  • Reflecting on a chaotic week with plenty of hits (and a couple of misses) for the Caps. [Rink]
  • The Caps’ power play has been one of the worst in the NHL since the start of December. Perhaps this one change could give it a boost. [Rink]
  • Turns out that great minds think alike, as yesterday's practice revealed that Jakub Vrana is getting a spin on the top power-play unit. [WaPo, NBCSW]
  • More news and notes from yesterday’s practice. [Caps video (Reirden, locker room, Caps365)]
  • Previews of tonight’s dance with the Devils from Vogs, Peerless, FLM, NoVa Caps, and NBCSW, and be sure to check out our SB Nation pals over at All About the Jersey for the other side of tonight’s matchup.
  • Best of luck to NBC4’s sports anchor Sherree Burress, who becomes the latest talented local sports voice to make the leap to a national stage. [WaPo]
  • Why T.J. Oshie deserves to get a spot at this year’s NHL All-Star Game. [THW, StarsandSticks]
  • Checking in on the Caps’ prospect pool. [NBCSW]
  • The Caps have joined the NHLPA’s mental health initiative Hockey Talks, and held an introductory presentation last night called Talk Saves Lives with Nick Jensen, Garnet Hathaway and their better halves. [Caps]
  • Finally, happy 55th birthday to Tim Bergland, happy 58th to Kent Carlson, and happy 47th to Ryan Mulhern.